Shortages, high prices expected for state’s first pot stores

The state’s Liquor Control Board has been warning of shortages when the first stores open in July
28 June 2014
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The Liquor Control Board has been warning of shortages when the first stores open in Washington state. The board plans to issue the first 15 to 20 retail licenses July 7, with shops allowed to open the next day. It’s not clear how many stores that will be. Board staff said at a meeting last week that just one store in Seattle is ready for its final inspection. Only 79 of the more than 2,600 people who applied for marijuana-growing licenses last fall have been approved as growers, and many of them aren’t ready to harvest. (See also: Everything you want to know about legal pot in Washington)

The Seattle Times (US)
Saturday, June 28, 2014