2014 – 99 of 334 stores licensed and $64M in sales

After a rocky start and supply troubles, the recreational marijuana industry is slowly gaining ground in Washington state. With the new year upon us, here are some numbers that help put things in context. In Seattle, just eight retail marijuana stores have been licensed by the Liquor Control Board; seven are open

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WSLCB is posting marijuana sales revenues on-line

The state’s Liquor Control Board has started posting the sales activity of licensed marijuana growers, sellers and processors online — along with any warnings or fines issued to businesses caught out of compliance. The data show that two of state’s top-selling pot shops are in the southwest Washington city of Vancouver, just across the Columbia River from Portland.

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