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September 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM

Why Seattle only has one state-licensed marijuana store

Fifty-seven marijuana stores have been licensed to operate by the state Liquor Control Board. Not all of these locations have opened because of supply problems and local rules. (Graphic by Garland Potts / The Seattle Times)

Why is Cannabis City the only state-licensed pot store in Seattle?

Chalk it up to unprepared applicants, difficulties for some entrepreneurs in finding legal locations for their stores and issues with city permitting, among the myriad problems.

Our story on the challenges Seattle applicants face in opening a state-licensed retail pot store.

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