Recreational marijuana buyers in the south Puget Sound can now find products with a union label.

Perma, a Tacoma-based cannabis grower and processor, is the first recreational pot processor in the county to unionize. The workers have joined the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 367.

The process began in May when Perma founder Webb Bowie saw the union speak at a business event. "I went to them and challenged them," Bowie said. "They didn't come knocking at my door."

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