Washington state’s recreational marijuana stores are in evolution mode. Over the past month or so there have been several new arrivals (see our home page) and those that have been around awhile are really coming along. This is particularly true of the stores in Seattle. Prices remain above black and grey market rates but one Seattle store is selling grams of flower for as low as $7. That is not the norm but many are selling grams of selected strains under $20 and prices continue downward.
Obama Said What?
You’ll be stunned by all the things President Obama said in a recent interview about marijuana legalization. To see the complete list of quotes click here……….
She goes by the names Little Miss Puff-it, Cleo-Pot-Tra and Watermelon. That’s because she’s fond of posing as different characters in her pot pinup photos. According to the Vancouver Canada resident, “There’s such a beautiful spectrum, this umbrella of marijuana that’s about to open up to the world.” Watermelon has been a marijuana advocate for years and she sells her marijuana infused baked goods to almost 30 of Vancouver’s 61 medical marijuana dispensaries. Watch her video……….
Become a Bud Tender
Right now most of the marijuana industry related jobs are in the medical marijuana sector. This is because recreational marijuana is legal in only four states versus medical marijuana in 23 states. There is a need however, for bud tenders, accountants, marketers and web developers. At the present time the best marijuana job markets are in California and Colorado.
As in any new industry there are some bad apples. So do your due diligence on each company and get their commitment in writing whenever possible. Here are some websites with marijuana job listings:
On February 25th Alaska’s recreational marijuana law went into effect. The new law allows Alaskan residents to home grow up to six cannabis plants and share up to an ounce of marijuana with their friends. Residents and visitors may consume marijuana privately but will be fined $100 fine if caught consuming marijuana in public. Public places, by the way, include highways, schools, parks, hallways and lobbies.
Meanwhile Sarah Palin’s home town of Wasilla is doing everything it can to minimize legal pot consumption in their jurisdiction. The Wasilla City Council voted to ban cannabis clubs ( they’re legal in Anchorage) and has outlawed pot brownies and other marijuana edibles made at home. Furthermore, they require that anyone smoking marijuana in their home must “cease immediately” if their pot smoking disturbs their neighbors. Meanwhile………… Sara Palin was quoted as saying marijuana is “relatively speaking [a] minor problem” during a 2010 Fox Business Network interview. Well, someone should tell that to her hometown city council………..
Snoop Lion says: “It makes me feel the way I need”
Rick Steves says: “I have used cannabis all over the world!”
Oliver Stone says: “I went to Vietnam, and I was there for a long time. [Using marijuana] made the difference between staying human or, as Michael Douglas said, becoming a beast.”
Rihanna says: “Kush rolled, glass full……. I prefer the better things!”
Hugh Hefner says: “Smoking helped put me in touch with the realm of the senses.”
Grow your own marijuana: It’s legal for adults over 21 years of age to grow limited quantities of marijuana in states such as Colorado, Alaska, Washington DC, Oregon (after July 15, 2015) and Washington state (medical marijuana only).