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Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

Winthrop’s rejection of Horizon Flats rezoning is appealed

  A Winthrop Town Council decision not to revise industrial zoning in the Horizon Flats area to allow retail marijuana sales has been appealed by Austin Lott, who had requested the zoning change. Lott hopes to open a marijuana retail outlet in Horizon Flats, but the council rejected the zoning change earlier this month because,...
Concerns about potential marijuana biz in Winthrop

Concerns about potential marijuana biz in Winthrop

By Laurelle Walsh
A Winthrop business owner has concerns about another person’s efforts to open a marijuana store in her building. Shannon Fharnham, owner of Mountain Paws, a pet supply store, and Fharnham …

Cities scrapping for share of state’s marijuana tax revenues

By Christopher Lopaze, WNPA Olympia News Bureau
OLYMPIA — A new economic forecast predicts recreational-marijuana businesses will bring millions in revenues to the state, and the fight is underway for how the proceeds will be spent, with cities vying for a share. Recreational-marijuana business is expected to bring in …

Liquor board limits size of marijuana crops to keep them ‘manageable’

By Marcy Stamper
The Washington State Liquor Control Board is limiting the size of marijuana crops during the first year of production to keep the amount of recreational marijuana it oversees “manageable.” Because the board received almost 3,000 license applications from …

State’s AG says cities and counties can ban pot businesses

By Marcy Stamper
Cities and counties may restrict—or ban outright—marijuana businesses through local regulations, according to an opinion issued by the state attorney general on Thursday (Jan. 16). After a review of …
Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

Winthrop considers zoning amendment for retail marijuana

By Laurelle Walsh
The Winthrop Town Council has directed the town’s Planning Commission to consider a zoning code amendment which would allow a retail marijuana…
County commissioners reject special permits for pot operations

County commissioners reject special permits for pot operations

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County Commissioners’ distaste for regulation prevailed as they voted unanimously not to require special permits for people who want to grow, process or sell cannabis in the county.
County planners: Treat pot like other crops

County planners: Treat pot like other crops

By Marcy Stamper
Marijuana will be treated like any other crop in Okanogan County if the county commissioners follow the recommendation of the planning commissioners not to require a conditional-use permit for people to grow, process or sell marijuana.
County fielding flood of calls about marijuana business

County fielding flood of calls about marijuana business

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County planning staff have been fielding a barrage of questions regarding the county’s approach to permitting the growing, processing and selling of marijuana.
State, county, cities gear up for marijuana

State, county, cities gear up for marijuana

By Marcy Stamper
In just 12 days, Washington will begin accepting license applications from people who want to grow, process or sell recreational marijuana.