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Seattle Times coverage of pot policy, culture and lifestyle.

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February 26, 2015 at 9:46 AM

The Evergreen blog has moved

With the launch of our website redesign, our blogs have moved. We’ll still be posting news about marijuana, but now you’ll find it all in the Local News channel. Same content as always, just a different home for it. You can leave feedback about the site changes here.

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February 19, 2015 at 11:53 AM

Church dropping out of lawsuit against Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop

Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop, Seattle’s second marijuana store, faces one less legal obstacle. Bowing out of a long legal fight, Mount Calvary Christian Center filed a motion Tuesday to withdraw from a lawsuit it filed. In the suit, the church claimed Uncle Ike’s was allowed to open despite being about 250 feet from a teen recreation center,…

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November 21, 2014 at 12:28 PM

City on track for proposed medical marijuana legislation by end of year

The city of Seattle hosted a medical marijuana forum Thursday night as it prepares to change how it regulates the industry. The forum included industry activists, health-care officials, laboratory experts and other stakeholders. David Mendoza, who advises Mayor Ed Murray on marijuana issues, moderated the event and reiterated the mayor’s commitment to addressing the issue. “We will have…

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October 9, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Zoots edibles on shelves Friday

  Seattle’s first edibles processor, Db3, will launch its Zoots products Friday. “It’s a huge milestone,” said Patrick Devlin, who owns the company with his brothers. Two Seattle stores, Cannabis City and Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop, will carry the Zoots brand. Herbal Nation in Bothell and Bellevue’s Green Theory also will have the product tomorrow. Devlin said three…

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September 3, 2014 at 5:17 PM

Welfare clients pulled money from ATMs at pot stores

Two welfare clients illegally pulled a total $100 from ATMs at two Washington pot shops, which should not have ATMs that accept EBT, according to a story by Austin Jenkins of the Northwest News Network. Jenkins reports an EBT cardholder withdrew money from a store in Bellingham; another withdrew money from a store in Vancouver. According to…

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August 15, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Two pot stores are opening next week; why they matter

Two pot shops are opening next week. The first, Herbal Nation, will open in Bothell. It will be just the second retail marijuana store open in the Seattle area. The other, Green Life Cannabis, is opening up near Wenatchee, a city that has banned marijuana businesses. Herbal Nation in Bothell says it will open on Monday, August 18…

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August 6, 2014 at 5:36 PM

First pot edibles, vape pens went on sale Wednesday night

    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…

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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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