After a rocky start and supply troubles, the recreational marijuana industry is slowly gaining ground in Washington state. With the new year upon us, here are some numbers that help put things in context. 8 In Seattle, just eight retail marijuana stores have been licensed by the Liquor Control Board; seven are open. The LCB allotted Seattle 21 stores….More
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Cannabis City, Seattle’s only legally operating marijuana store, will have a pound for sale on Friday. And proprietor James Lathrop has devised a better way to let customers know if he has pot in stock: he’ll be flying a Washington State flag outside his shop in Sodo when there’s grass to be had. Easy enough…More
The grandmother who bought Seattle’s first legal pot is donating some of that herb, along with clothes she wore that day, and more, to MOHAI. That’s the Museum of History and Industry, the 103-year old Seattle institution with 4 million artifacts. MOHAI wants the mementos from Greene, 65, because they showcase “one more way Washington, for better…More
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.
It was a day of celebration for pot users, claustrophobia for the media and victory for key figures in legalizing pot.More
On Tuesday, July 8, Washington’s first recreational marijuana stores will open. Barring some 11th-hour catastrophe, 10 pounds of marijuana will line the shelves of Cannabis City in Sodo, which is likely to be the first recreational shop to open in Seattle. Owner James Lathrop expects to sell all 10 pounds of pot on Tuesday at $15 to $20 per gram.
Until last week, Lathrop and his business manager had been working as many as 16 hours a day to prepare the business for its first customers. He said Cannabis City passed its two-hour state inspection last week.
Read more about what’s likely to be Seattle’s first recreational pot shop in a story by Andy Mannix.More