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December 10, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Prosser pot grower finally finds charities to take $14K donation

The Associated Press PROSSER, Wash. — A marijuana grower who had trouble giving away $14,000 has finally someone to accept the donations. Fireweed Farms owner Randy Williams made $600,000 last month in the first recreational pot auction in Washington and wanted to share some of the proceeds. The Prosser School District said no thanks; it would send the…

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November 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Washington’s first pot auction brings in $600,000

The Associated Press PROSSER — Washington state’s first marijuana auction brought in about $600,000. The Tri-City Herald reports that Fireweed Farms of Prosser sold about 300 pounds of pot to state-licensed processors and retailers. Bidding took place under a black tent fronted by tall heaters, and the event was monitored by at least two representatives of the…

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November 7, 2014 at 8:16 AM

Washington pot retailers brace for Oregon sales, tax differences

By Justin Runquist / The Columbian As recreational marijuana advocates in Portland rejoice at the passage of Measure 91, pot shop owners in Clark County are bracing for stiffer competition and lower prices south of the Columbia River. Many of the details of how recreational marijuana will play out in Oregon are unclear at this point, and…

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October 8, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Pot-shop pop: Marijuana soda explodes at Bellingham store

AP/BELLINGHAM — Bottles of marijuana-infused soda delivered to a Bellingham pot shop started exploding on the store shelf. The manager of Top Shelf Cannabis, Zach Henifin, told KOMO  “It sounded like a shotgun going off.” No one was injured at the store. Henifin wore a face guard and protective clothing to move more than 300 bottles to a…

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