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Dazed and confused in Seattle’s medical marijuana business

In Seattle, a host of medical dispensaries are living in a legal grey area. What will lawmakers do with them?

Selling juice. That’s Adam Bligh’s backup plan if the city tells him to shut down his medical marijuana dispensary. Bligh opened the dispensary, Northwest Collective Alliance, on the southern edge of West Seattle, near White Center, about a month and a half ago.

A Seattle city ordinance that went into effect last fall banned larger-sized dispensaries and grow operations not licensed under the state’s new recreational marijuana system. Since then, uncertainty about how the state will move forward with medical marijuana laws has deepened the regulatory limbo for dispensaries like Bligh’s. [Read More…]

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Rob Meagher, CBE’s Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief is a 30 year veteran of the media world. His career has spanned from stints representing the Washington Post, USA Weekend, Reader’s Digest, Financial World & Corporate Finance to the technology world where he worked at International Data Group and Ziff Davis where he was part of the launch team for The Web Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life, Smart Business and Expedia Travels before starting his own marketing and Publisher’s Representative Firm. He also ran all print and online media sales and marketing for the Society for Human Resource Management before partnering with Forbes and then Fortune to create Special Sections covering a variety of topics. Rob, who started CBE Press in 2014, can be contacted at [email protected]

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