Washington State Liquor Control Board

Type: Organization
Name: Washington State Liquor Control Board
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

7/21/2014-Holmes seeks more safeguards on marijuana edibles

City Attorney Pete Holmes is calling for stronger safeguards on edible marijuana products, prohibiting marijuana advertising on commercial vehicles and, again, increasing the number of licensed retail stores in the City.In a July 18 letter, Holmes asked ... [Published Seattle.gov - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fired up: Marijuana businessman sues Washington Liquor Control Board

A marijuana businessman is suing the Washington State Liquor Control Board, arguing the agency rejected his retail pot application over a minor technicality, putting him and his partners at risk of substantial financial loss.The suit, filed in King County ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

C and C Cannabis Takes Action Against State Agency

C & C Cannabis Takes Action Against State AgencySeattle, WA (MMD Newsire) July 18, 2014 -- Managing Member Pete O'Neil of C & C Cannabis today announced that the Seattle based marijuana retailer had filed a lawsuit against the Washington State Liquor ... [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Cannabis, Action, Seattle
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

County's first marijuana store starts slowly

Andrew ChristiansenSIGN OF THE TIMES: Margie's Pot Shop in Bingen has a plain sign in front.Klickitat County's first legal retail marijuana shop opened last Wednesday. On July 7, the Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the state's first 24 marijuana ... [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Seattle's only legal pot shop runs out of marijuana after 3 days

SAN FRANCISCO, California – Cannabis City in Seattle, the only shop in Washington’s largest city to legally offer marijuana, ran out of stock on the third day of state-approved retail sales, its owner said.The store, one of 25 licensed statewide this ... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

A High Price For Legal High

Washington state’s legal weed looks like it will fetch a premium , at least in the short-term:[Hillary] Bricken [an attorney working with Washington marijuana businesses] expects the product that will be available — most likely on Wednesday at most locations, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 7 reports

Washington state pot shortage is real but should burn out soon

Washington recreational marijuana retail shops are getting ready to open their doors, and they're already worried they will run out of pot before the day is over with many reporting that the pot supply is scarce for retailers as the lines surge during ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Marijuana goes up for legal sale in Spokane this week

SPOKANE, Wash. -The Washington State Liquor Control Board issued 3 different retail marijuana licenses to Spokane pot shops on Monday morning. One of those shops says it will open Tuesday afternoon.Owners of Spokane Green Leaf say they plan to open shop ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 6 reports

Washington state issues retail pot licenses

SEATTLE , July 7 (Reuters) - Washington state took the final step in legalizing recreational marijuana use on Monday when officials began issuing retail licenses to stores that could start selling cannabis 24 hours later.State regulators have accepted ... [Published Jamestown Sun - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 2 reports

Pot stores: 2 Tacoma, 1 Lacey

- 12:07 PMWashington State Liquor Control Board today issued the state’s first 24 marijuana retailer licenses. Two locations in Tacoma are on the list and one in Lacey. Olympia, South King County, Lewis and Mason counties have none.SPACE is the trade ... [Published Business Examiner - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Weedless in Seattle: Washington's Looming Pot Shortage

KING-TV On July 8,six months after Colorado retailers began selling marijuana torecreational consumers, Washington's state-licensed pot stores aresupposed to start opening. But as I explain in my latest Forbes  column, their shelves may not be stocked ... [Published REASON Online - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Pot brownies aren’t for kids, Gov. Jay Inslee warns

As stoners prep for Hempfest  later this summer, the Washington Liquor Control Board will start issuing licenses for marijuana retailers on July 7. About 20 retailers are expected to receive licenses and could open their doors as soon as July 8. The new ... [Published Crosscut Seattle - Jun 25 2014]

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Asked if she had a message for the community, Maggie said "I would really like them to know that this is by the Liquor Control Board. It is regulated. We are only going to sell to ages 21 and older. That it's a legitimate business. Everything we purchase comes through the Liquor Control Board licensees. Everything is tested by the laboratory. They're tested for contaminants; they're tested for how much THC is in the product. So when you get a product at one of our stores, it's not like one of these background growers that you don't know what you're getting."
Alison Holcomb, who sponsored the initiative that legalized marijuana, said it was important to license enough growers. "It is critical that we can sustain stores, instead of seeing them going under due to lack of product to sell to customers" she said. The liquor board and state legislature can and should take action to grease the wheels of the aboveboard cannabis market
"We're moving marijuana out of the shadows, regulating it for consumer and community safety, dedicating new tax revenues to keeping kids healthy and keeping them in school. We're finally taking marijuana out of the criminal justice system and treating it as a public health issue."
"If people were dumb enough to vote it in, I'm all for it" he said over a cup of coffee near his shop here in southern Washington, just across the Columbia River from Portland, Ore...

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7/21/2014-Holmes seeks more safeguards on marij... [Published Seattle.gov - Jul 22 2014]
Sunnyside United volunteers start evaluation of... [Published Daily Sun News - Jul 19 2014]
Fired up: Marijuana businessman sues Washington... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 19 2014]
C and C Cannabis Takes Action Against State Agency [Published Street Sweeper - Jul 18 2014]
State’s medical pot businesses surviving amid r... [Published Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal - Jul 17 2014]
County's first marijuana store starts slowly [Published The Goldendale Sentinel - Jul 17 2014]
Why It's Worth Paying More Dough for Legal Dope [Published Stranger - Jul 16 2014]
'Moving Marijuana Out Of The Shadows' [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 14 2014]
In Defense of the Washington Liquor Control Boa... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 14 2014]
Still-Divided Washington Readies For Start Of R... [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 12 2014]
Budding business: Pot testing lab growing in Bend [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 12 2014]
South Whidbey rec pot store’s opening delayed [Published Whidbey News-Times - Jul 12 2014]
Coloradians Are Using More Marijuana Than Proje... [Published Live Trading News - Jul 12 2014]
Fundraiser Launched for Billings Toddler's Family [Published ABCMontana.com - Jul 12 2014]
Permit headache douses Bayview pot biz [Published South Whidbey Record - Jul 12 2014]
(New) 5 business busted for serving alcohol to ... [Published KEPR-TV - Jul 12 2014]
Renton marijuana retails still waiting for lice... [Published Renton Reporter - Jul 11 2014]
Seattle's only legal pot shop runs out of marij... [Published TicoTimes.net - Jul 11 2014]
Winthrop issues conditional use permit to town’... [Published Methow Valley News - Jul 11 2014]
Margie’s Pot Shop in Bingen one of first licens... [Published White Salmon Enterprise - Jul 11 2014]
Seattle’s Only Legal Pot Shop Sells Out After 3... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 11 2014]
Local marijuana hopefuls face regulatory hurdle... [Published Methow Valley News - Jul 11 2014]
Marijuana Retailers Now Open For Business in Wa... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 10 2014]
The mother of marijuana legalization: Pot comes... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 10 2014]
Washington Still In Conflict As Legal Sales Of ... [Published Media Awareness Project - Jul 10 2014]
A High Price For Legal High [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 09 2014]
A High Price For Legal High [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 09 2014]
Marijuana on Main Street: Legal pot sales under... [Published KPTV.com - Jul 09 2014]
First recreational marijuana shop opens in Spokane [Published KREM.com - Jul 09 2014]
Unbearably High, Obsessed with the Obvious, and... [Published Stranger - Jul 09 2014]
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In Defense of the Washington Liquor Control Boa... [Published Firedoglake - Jul 14 2014]
The start of the recreational marijuana industry in Washington State has been much delayed and a bit rocky , but any criticism of how the Washington State Liquor Control Board handled implementing the law so far should acknowledge what an unenviable ...
A High Price For Legal High [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 09 2014]
Washington state’s legal weed looks like it will fetch a premium , at least in the short-term: [Hillary] Bricken [an attorney working with Washington marijuana businesses] expects the product that will be available — most likely on Wednesday at most ...
Washington’s long path from marijuana legalizat... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Jul 09 2014]
It was big news when Washington State and Colorado passed laws legalizing marijuana in November 2012, becoming the first jurisdictions in the world to legalize production and sale for non-medical purposes. Washington State is back in the news again, ...
Spirits Even Higher Than Prices on First Day of... [Published TIME.com - Jul 09 2014]
On the first day of legal pot sales in Washington, only six stores in the state said they would be open. As word of the locations spread, long lines formed. Shoppers brought chairs and played card games, waiting for their turn at the counter. A young ...
Why It's Worth Paying More for Legal Pot [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 09 2014]
I bought a bag of marijuana today at Cannabis City, Seattle's first legal retail pot store, just after they opened at noon. (Surprisingly for a pot store, they opened on time.) It was a different experience from every other time I've bought pot—and I've ...
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