Tagged with 'law'

King County Council votes to expand access to retail pot, limit production

King County Council votes to expand access to retail pot, limit production

At Monday’s meeting (July 25), the King County Council voted to approve legislation refining existing land use regulations concerning the growth, processing, and retail sale of marijuana in unincorporated... [Read more]

King County Council to act on pot regulations at meeting on Monday

King County Council to act on pot regulations at meeting on Monday

The King County Council announced that it will take action on pot regulations at its meeting on Monday, July 25. As we previously reported, numerous residents in unincorporated areas – including in and... [Read more]

PODCAST: Lawsuit hits City of SeaTac; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Lawsuit hits City of SeaTac; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

LETTER: Reader responds to Jack Mayne’s Commentary on legal pot stores

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The White Center Blog nor its staff:] NOTE: The following Letter is in... [Read more]

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

New pot stores on hold to get ‘better understanding’ of effects on residents

By Jack Mayne King County has suspended issuing of permits for retail pot stores in unincorporated areas of the county until officials get a better fix on the effects of such stores on area residents. Several... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

LETTER: Resident concerned about density of pot stores in White Center

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The White Center Blog nor its staff:] The parking lot for this state-licensed... [Read more]

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

‘Reward and Reminder’ program tests White Center tobacco-selling businesses

This Certificate from the Coalition for Drug-Free Youth was given out to White Center businesses which did *not* sell tobacco to underage youths. ‘Reward and Reminder’ is a project undertaken... [Read more]

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves & more

PODCAST: Marijuana Dispensaries ordered closed; mail thieves & more

Here’s episode #10 of our SoKing News Podcast, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence... [Read more]

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

Prosecutor, Sheriff, State Official insist local medical marijuana shops are ‘illegal’

NOTE: This post was updated at 2:15 p.m. on July 9, 2015: From left, Sheriff John Urquhart, Dan Satterberg, and Russ Hauge of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, outside the KCSO Storefront... [Read more]

Firework sales have begun; here are the laws for White Center

Firework sales have begun; here are the laws for White Center

Fireworks sales began in the White Center area on Saturday, June 28, and will continue until 9 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Chuck Duffy reminds residents to “know the laws before purchasing and... [Read more]

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

State investigates four area O’Reilly Auto Parts stores for discrimination

by Jack Mayne O’Reilly Auto Parts – which runs four auto parts stores in South King County – is being investigated by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office to determine if the company... [Read more]