Month: September 2013

Coming soon: 334 recreational pot stores in Washington state

Rules for Washington’s legal pot system are adopted accommodating site stores and growing operations. The following article by Bob Young, Seattle Times staff reporter was published in the Seattle Times September 4, 2013. Bob Young: 206-464-2174 or byoung@seattletimes.com  Mike Siegel/Seattle Times…

Marijuana the “next great American industry”

Until now, fear of prosecution by federal authorities — who might view marijuana investors as conspirators in a federally illegal conspiracy — has kept investors away.  But, with the newly announced change in federal law enforcement policy that provides state-law-abiding businesses more…

Marijuana, Sex and Amsterdam

Jeffrey Miron, Harvard University, visited the famed Amerstam Red-Light District hosting numerous marijuana-selling coffee shops and legal prostitution (with my wife by side; draw your own conclusions). In his eye, the Red Light District could not have felt safer or…