“No matter how you cut it, there’s just not enough product to go around to all the stores opening,” said Chad Champagne, owner of 420 Carpenter in Lacey. “If I could get 1,000 pounds I would get it.”
Some quick facts from the story:
- Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham opened with more than 20 pounds of marijuana. By Wednesday afternoon, it only had 7 or 8 pounds.
- A Spokane store owner said he’s been in talks with suppliers, who have quoted prices as high as $5,000 per pound
- Nine Point Growth Industries, one of the state’s first licensed growers, is shipping the last of its 30 pounds of pot. It’s next batch won’t be ready until July 25.