Wednesday, September 9, 2015

WW: Big ol' WA weed report, Colorado's pesticide problem, Oregon preps for pot tourists

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Here's what's happening in all things weed: 

The Washington State Institute for Public Policy, a legislative think tank, has released a big ol’ honkin’ report on recreational marijuana.

One takeaway is that Klickitat County had the highest recreational marijuana sales per capita from July of last year to June of this year at $65.80. Followed by Clark County at $56.93 and Jefferson County at $51.23. Spokane County was further down the list at $47.14. Dead Last was Lewis County at $2.76.

The Denver Post has found that despite a crackdown by authorities, marijuana still contains many restricted pesticides

A Spaniard ran a pot farm –– from jail. 

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, is open to legalizing marijuana. 

In New Jersey, an appeals court has ruled that if you smell like pot, the cops can arrest you

Oregon is preparing for marijuana tourists.

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...