Seattle's first legal recreational marijuana store opened one year ago today. Over that time, there have been more than a quarter-billion dollars in cannabis sales and more than $70 million generated in taxes for local and state governments.
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CANNABIS CULTURE - The first ever recreational cannabis store on the US/Canada border has opened in Blaine, Washington – about one km "as the seagull flies" from the scenic Peace Arch border crossing.
POT TV - Jodie Emery joins Global's BC1 to discuss the legalization of marijuana in Washington State and the end of her husband Marc Emery's US prison sentence for selling pot seeds.
Producers will get the green light first so stores have something to sell when they open
POT TV - As legalization takes hold across the United States, everyone is going to want a piece, including former law enforcement officials. Former DEA agent Patrick Moen is one of them.
Now that pot's legal in Colorado, it brings up a host of thorny legal questions regarding past and future offenders
POT TV - Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: With the legalization of marijuana stores in Colorado and Washington State and more progress around the world, will 2014 be The Year of Marijuana? CCN LIVE host Jeremiah Vandermeer interviews Marijuana Policy Project Director of Communications Mason Tvert, an activist at the heart of the Colorado legalization campaign, about the latest on the ground in the state.
POT TV - Cannabis pioneer and former POT TV News producer, Steve Kubby, is now back on Pot TV with KUBBY TV. Today's show explores how the new Washington State Pot Law has turned into a real Dope Opera. The new law is being hijacked and abused by officials to close dispensaries, end home gardens, and make patients automatic DUID felons. Now the latest news is that the Liquor Control Board has approved over 200 pesticides for use in the cultivation of legal weed in Washington. Other prohibitionist attacks are underway in Colorado.
POT TV - Watch Cannabis Culture News LIVE for the latest news and views on pot politics and the marijuana community. In this episode: Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes joins the show to discuss the legalization of marijuana in Washington State and the opening of government-run pot stores next year.
Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates expect to become a template for the legalization of the drug around the world.