One year into the merged medical and recreational marijuana market, the reviews are mixed. State officials say the new medical system has been a positive step. Store owners say the new setup hasn’t been effective.
YAKIMA — Five years after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana, uncertainty continues in cities and counties across the state over how to regulate pot businesses — or whether to allow them at all. For example,
Vancouver Assistant Police Chief Mike Lester once used to enforce the laws against marijuana, but now his paycheck is partially funded by it. “It’s a little ironic at times,” Lester said. “That’s just the way
Anne Wolff has lived in her home in Woodland for about nine years, and starting in February, she noticed some unusual activity by her new neighbors. She saw equipment, such as wire, irrigation and lights,
Wages and jobs in the legal marijuana industry may be on the rise in Clark County and across the state. A new, 28-page report from the Washington State Institute for Public Policy examined employment and