Washington State’s Initial Batch of Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlets Announced

Washington State’s Initial Batch of Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlets Announced

The Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the first two dozen licenses this morningwa2 for recreational cannabis retail outlets, which will be authorized to open their doors to anyone 21 and older beginning tomorrow, after a 24-hour moratorium on sales ends.

Here’s a list of the initial approved locations (more are expected to be announced in the coming days and weeks):

Cascade Kropz, 19129 Smokey Point Blvd.

Green Theory, 10697 Main St. Suite B

Top Shelf Cannabis, 3857 Hannegan Rd.
2020 Solutions, 2018 Iron St.

Margie’s Pot Shop, 405 E. Stueben

Camano Island:
Bud Hut, 1123 E. State Route 532

East Wenatchee:
The Happy Crop Shoppe, 50 Rock Island Rd.

High Time Station, 1148 Basin St. NW

Freedom Market, 820A Westside Highway

420 Carpenter, 422 Carpenter Rd

Whidbey Island Cannabis Company, 5826 S. Kramer Rd. Suite E

Westside 420 Recreational, 4503 Ocean Beach Highway

4 US Retail, 23251 Highway 20

Altitude, 260 Merlot Drive

Cannabis City, 2733 4th Ave S.

Spokane Green Leaf, 9107 N. Country Homes Blvd
Satori/Instant Karma, 9301 N. Division St.
Green Star Cannabis, 1403 N. Division St.

Space, 3111 S. Pine St.
Creative Retail Management, 7046 Pacific Ave

Union Gap:
Verde Valley, 4007 Main St.

New Vansterdam, 6515 E. Mill Plain Blvd.
Main Street marijuana, 2314 Main St.

Austin Lott, 29 Horizon Flats Rd.


These outlets will be authorized to distribute up to an ounce of cannabis, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused solids and 72 ounces of cannabis-infused liquids per person, with anyone 21 and older (with a valid ID) able to make a purchase. Unlike Colorado, these outlets will be recreational-only, and won’t sell medical cannabis.



  • Terry K
    July 7, 2014

    I don’t see Moses Lake on this list. Of the stores that are going to open will they sell medical marijuana? Will Rx be taxed out of sight or will they not sell it at all. Wondering where I have to go now?

    • G
      July 7, 2014

      Terry. Read the BOTTOM PARAGRAPH.

  • Terry K
    July 7, 2014

    so medical is available where? How badly are we going to be screwed? I deal with a lot of pain and the store I used to go to in Spokane closed. Have they (state) ended medical. By not selling medical they can tax us for medicine, right? Not happy

    • GS
      July 7, 2014

      This is not related to medical. Get your MMJ from the same source you have been using….

    • BudMan
      July 8, 2014

      A quick google search will ease your worry. It’s likely that your choice dispensary shutdown due to outside reasons, not the new law. The dispensary I go through says the only thing they need to worry about is losing customers to the retail stores. Go to thcfinder.com and find a new one. It’s really that simple, better than getting yourself worked up. You won’t find any solid info in the comments section on blogs.

      • Terry K
        July 10, 2014

        checked thcfinder.com for Spokane and every store listed the phone is no longer in service.

  • C
    July 8, 2014

    I believe that currently the recreational distribution in WA will not effect the medical side of marijuana. That being said, who knows what could happen in the future. A good site that a family member of mine uses is leafly.com due to its ease of access to medical dispencery locations, along with user reviews of specific marijuana strains.
    Hope this helps!

  • Terry K
    July 8, 2014

    Thanks everyone for the feedback. Granted I was and am a little irked that Moses Lake has no store …yet… when it was reported that we would have two. I will check out sources and see what I find. Whatever driving 240 miles is spendy … being centered of the state is so much fun.

  • Duane Grindstaff
    July 8, 2014

    I don’t see Kent yet!

  • Janet Evans
    July 13, 2014

    Once again I have to commend Colorado. Both medical and recreational under the same roof. Medical at a lower tax rate. Both with a percentage being grown on premise. Containment keeps costs down. This does not have to. Be thought out. Other states going on the ballot for legal cannabis, take notes. I fully expect Colorado to keep up even in the winter months. Celebrate your sucess Colorado. You did it!

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