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Bill to Allow Unlimited Number of Marijuana Retail Outlets Filed in Washington

Currently the number of marijuana retail outlets in Washington is limited to what the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board feels is best. A newly filed bill in the House of Representatives would change this, allowing an unlimited number of outlets. This move is one that cannabis advocates have called on for years; to simply let …

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Oregon’s First Recreational Marijuana Retail Outlets Open Saturday

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By The Associated Press Starting on Saturday, residents can buy Oregon marijuana for recreational use at shops intended for that purpose. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced on Friday it has approved licenses for 26 retailers around the state, meeting a key deadline almost two years after voters passed a ballot measure legalizing pot. “It’s …

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Legal Cannabis Sales to be Occurring in Nearly 10% of Country by Year’s End

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Today Alaska officials gave approval to the state’s first-ever legal cannabis retail outlet. They plan to approve numerous more in the coming days, with most expected to be open by the end of the year. Cannabis is already currently being grown as cultivation licenses (along with licenses for testing labs) were OKed in June. Once …

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Seattle’s Second Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlet Plans to Open Tuesday

Uncle Ike’s will become Seattle’s second recreational cannabis retail outlet on Tuesday when it opens at 2310 East Union Street. According to owner Ian Eisenberg, he received a license to open the shop from the state’s Liquor Control Board earlier this week, and says they should be ready to sell cannabis to anyone 21 and …

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$3.8 Million in Recrational Cannabis Sold in First Month of Legal Sales in Washington State

There was roughly $3.8 million in recreational cannabis sold in Washington State in the month of July, the first month such sales were legal, according to new data released by the state. The numbers are based on just 18 stores open in July, 2 of which have yet to report sales. Only 6 of these …

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Colorado Recreational Cannabis Application Process Opens to Everyone 21+

For the first six months of legalized cannabis sales in Colorado – which began on January 1st – only those already operating a medical cannabis facility were able to apply for a license to be a recreational cannabis producer or distributor. However, the rules change beginning today, July 1st. Now anyone 21 and older can apply …

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Sting On Colorado Recreational Cannabis Outlets Finds No Cannabis Being Sold to Minors

Colorado officials recently conducted a sting on 20 recreational cannabis outlets in an attempt to find out if they are following state laws and regulations. The officials found that all of them are complying with the law, and not a single one of the outlets were caught selling cannabis to a minor.

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Roughly 20 Washington State Cannabis Retail Outlets to Open on July 8th

The Washington State Liquor Control Board will issue licenses to roughly 20 cannabis retail outlets on July 7th, according to Sharon Foster, chairwoman of the Board. These businesses will be required to track their inventory for the first 24 hours, and will be allowed to legally begin recreational cannabis sales to anyone 21 and older …

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Bellevue, Washington Votes to Allow Legal Cannabis Sales

The city of Bellevue, the 5th largest city in Washington, has voted too allow sales of recreational cannabis through state-licensed stores which are expected to begin opening by the end of the year. On Tuesday the City Council voted 5 to 2 to reject a proposed moratorium which would have placed a ban on recreational …

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Colorado Begins Application Process for Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlets Tomorrow

Starting a process which will soon result in the opening of cannabis retail outlets throughout the state, Colorado will officially begin accepting applications tomorrow (October 1st) for those wanting to open a recreational cannabis business. During this initial application period, only existing medical cannabis outlets will be allowed to apply for a retail license. Of …

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