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July 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Where’s the Weed?: The morning report for July 25

Good news this time! Seattle’s one-stop pot shop will be back in business tomorrow. Cannabis City’s owner James Laythrop estimates that he will run out of weed today (again), but Cannabis City will begin keeping regular hours, selling glassware, rolling papers, and other paraphernalia even if there’s no herb to be found. Cannabis City, 2733 4th…

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July 21, 2014 at 1:45 PM

Glass for your grass: local company looks to mainstream weed accessories

So marijuana is legal, and while the weed market may not be wide open, the weed accessories market sure is.

A $20,000 glass guitar that doubles as a smoking implement. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times)

A $20,000 glass guitar that doubles as a smoking implement. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times)

Seattle-based smoking glass company Sasquatch Glass is poised to capitalized on the market for high end smoking devices. Though they sell classic straight tubes and elegant bongs, co-founders Scott Hunter and Spencer Ward also sell barware and lifestyle items like backpacks, hoodies and floor  mats, all of which are emblazoned with their signature pawprint and a taste of what they call the “legendary lifestyle.”

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July 16, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Where’s the Weed?: The morning report for July 16

With King County’s only pot shop out of product (mark your calendar for Cannabis City’s reopening on July 25), we’ve expanded our search for weed to the rest of the state, and it’s pretty slim pickings. To get your fix, you’ll likely need to plan a road trip. Here’s where:

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July 10, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Where’s the Weed?: The morning report for July 10

Want to know where to get your grams? Every day we’ll let you know the quantity and price of weed at King County’s legal marijuana stores as they open and stock up. Day 3, and the only pot store in King County will likely run out of supply today. Like many other stores in the state, Cannabis City is…

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July 9, 2014 at 11:09 AM

Where’s the Weed?: The morning report for July 9

Want to know where to get your grams? Every day we’ll let you know the quantity and price of weed at King County’s legal marijuana stores as they open and stock up. There’s only one place to get your weed in King County and luckily for everyone, they didn’t sell out yesterday. Cannabis City, 2733 4th Ave S., Open 9 a.m….

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July 3, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Eager entrepreneurs talk shop at the inaugural Cannabis Tech Meetup

A group of entrepreneurs, startup developers and cannabis-industry professionals networked and talked shop at Seattle’s first Cannabis Tech Meetup at Magical Butter Studios in SoDo Monday evening.

Red Russak, co-organizer of the Seattle Tech Meetup and one of the leading forces behind the Cannabis Tech event, was surprised and delighted that more than 50 people with a “perfect blend” of cannabis and tech backgrounds attended the inaugural event. With the legalization of marijuana, so-called cannapreneurs are looking to profit.

The so-called "cantrepreneurs" gather at the first Cannabis Tech Meetup. (Photo by Red Russak)

The so-called “cantrepreneurs” gather at the first Cannabis Tech Meetup. (Photo by Red Russak)

“Prohibition era is close to ending. You’ve got smart people thinking about where to start their business,” he said. “Any help we can provide for the community, the better.”

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