Washington’s first retail pot edibles are available for purchase. Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, among the state’s first shops to open, was planning to start selling three different kinds of edibles late Wednesday, said shop investor John Evich. “The public wants their edibles,” he said. “It seems like every third person is hounding us, ‘Where…More
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City Attorney Pete Holmes has apologized for bringing marijuana to his “drug-free workplace,” the city of Seattle.
“When I brought the unopened marijuana to city offices — trying to keep up with a busy schedule — I nonetheless violated the city’s rules,” Holmes said in a news release this afternoon. “I apologize to my employees, all city employees and to the public.”
In the news release, Holmes said he “volunteered to donate $3,000 to the Downtown Emergency Service Center” as penance.
Holmes purchased marijuana at Cannabis City Tuesday, the first day pot could be sold at legal retail stores.
“Today marijuana sales became legal,” he told the eager crowd of future pot purchasers and media Tuesday. “I’m here to personally exercise that new freedom.”More
Michael Boyer earned marijuana martyr status this week after telling reporters that being the first person to buy weed from a retailer in Spokane cost him two part-time jobs. His story has since gone viral, with write-ups in USA Today, High Times, Gawker, Buzzfeed and many more.
But was he actually fired for buying grass on his day off?More
Cale Holdsworth was the most popular man in Bellingham this morning. The 29-year-old from Kansas, who’s in Washington visiting family, showed up to Top Shelf Cannabis about 4 a.m. with his girlfriend, Sarah Gorton, making them the first in line to buy pot legally in a retail shop. “I’m excited,” said Holdsworth about 6:30 a.m., sitting outside of Top…More