State revises recreational marijuana business rules

September 24, 2013

Cities of Issaquah, Sammamish would get one retail store each

Final proposed draft rules from the state would only allow one Issaquah recreational marijuana store.

After hearing public comment on the drafted rules for marijuana production, processing and purchasing, the state Liquor Control Board released a revised version Sept. 4.

Coming two weeks after the city passed a six-month moratorium on recreational marijuana businesses, the new rules address many of the quoted issues the city had with the original draft. The revised version offers numbers for amount of marijuana produced, limits on production and specifics on how many retailers will be scattered across the state.

Read more