Marijuana sales surge in Washington State – Cannabis News

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.

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Marijuana sales surge in Washington State – Cannabis News

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.

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Weedtown, USA: Home to America’s First City-Owned Pot Shop – Cannabis News

The shop, which opened its doors in 2015, is run by the city, making it the only government-operated cannabis store in the country.

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Weedtown, USA: Home to America’s First City-Owned Pot Shop – Cannabis News

The shop, which opened its doors in 2015, is run by the city, making it the only government-operated cannabis store in the country.

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Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ – Cannabis News

About 200 people gathered outside the Washington State Capitol on Friday for the second annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March to bring hope to war veterans and advocate for a bill that would include post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in the state’s medical cannabis program.

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Washington State marijuana sales surpass $1 billion – Marijuana News

SPOKANE, Wash. – Marijuana sales in Washington continue to rise nearly two years after recreational marijuana became legal in the state.

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Tumwater, Wash., once known for beer, now home to marijuana firms – Marijuana News

TUMWATER, WASH. - The city of Tumwater and its urban growth area could have a new slogan: Instead of "It's the water," once famously associated with the former brewery, it could be "It's the bud."

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Marijuana advocates vow to get arrested smoking pot outside the White House – Marijuana News

Attention senior class-trip chaperones, cherry blossom lovers, and anyone else who may wander by the White House on Saturday: Brace yourself for a cloud of marijuana smoke — and, possibly, mass arrests.

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Marijuana advocates vow to get arrested smoking pot outside the White House – Marijuana News

Attention senior class-trip chaperones, cherry blossom lovers, and anyone else who may wander by the White House on Saturday: Brace yourself for a cloud of marijuana smoke — and, possibly, mass arrests.

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Illegal marijuana production has plummeted in Washington State since 2010 – Marijuana News

Illegal marijuana production has fallen drastically in recent years in Washington State, although law enforcement says public lands here remain a hotbed for cartel activity.

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D.C. Condo Built to Include Marijuana Grow Closet

Marijuana grow closet in a Washington, D.C. condo. Image via dc.urbanturf.com

Mark Segraves and Maddi Pariser ~ NBCWashington.com ~

A townhouse in the Park View neighborhood of D.C. has a wet bar, wine fridge and a high-tech grow closet for marijuana.
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Feds spend week on Wash. pot farm: 'This is novel for us'

A bud trimmer at a medical marijuana operation near Vancouver, Washington. Image via KOMONews.com
 
Federal researchers spent most of the week on a working medical marijuana farm in Vancouver, Washington to study the occupational hazards of growing and processing marijuana. 
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Washington Expects Pot Sales Tax Revenue Surge to $1 Billion

Flag Map of Washington State via Wikimedia Commons
 
Washington State expects marijuana sales taxes to bring in more than $1 billion over the next four years, according to a budget forecast published by the Office of Financial Management.
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Washington State gets competition as Oregon starts pot sales

Phoenix business owner Ed Polish scans the cannabis on display at Green Valley Wellness on Thursday in Talent, Ore. Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users. Image: Bob Pennell, The Associated Press, via SeattleTimes.com
 
Thursday marked Day 1 of recreational-marijuana sales in Oregon. The competition for customers between Portland and Vancouver, Wash., is now officially on.
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Grandma Built A Pot Shop -- Now She Wants To Sell It

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Seattle Pot Stores Owners Hang On As Weed Prices Fall

Ian Eisenberg displays some of the most popular product they sell at his store, Uncle Ike's. Image: Meghan Walker via KUOW.org.
Meghan Walker ~ Kuow.org ~
 
It's been a year since the first retail pot shops opened in Washington, and the cost of weed has dropped significantly. But that’s not stopping eager pot entrepreneurs hoping to get in on the budding industry.
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Medical marijuana cleared to treat PTSD in Washington State

 Veterans and their supporters march in Olympia to raise awareness of veterans PTSD and suicide issues. Steve Bloom/Staff Photographer
Jordan Schrader ~ The News Tribune ~
 
An overhaul of Washington State’s medical-marijuana system adds PTSD and traumatic brain injuries to the conditions a medical provider can cite in authorizing the drug.
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After a year, legal marijuana earns $70 million in new taxes for Washington

Cannabis City clerk Will Bibbs, left, helps a customer looking over a display case of marijuana products at the shop in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
 
A year after legalization, cannabis tax revenues in the state have topped expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day.
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You can bring marijuana into this year's U.S. Open

Image of US Open in Tacoma
 
It's legal in Washington State, but is it against the rules to bring it to Chambers Bay during the U.S. Open? No!
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