marijuana Section

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police arrest 2, bust grow house that was using stolen electricity in Burien

Seattle Police Narcotics detectives arrested two people recently after an investigation led police to a particularly dank Burien basement, filled with 11 pounds of packaged pot and 28 illegally grown marijuana... [Read more]

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

New pot store sought for KC’s Family Restaurant location; plus, take our Poll

by Jack Mayne The City of Burien received an application on Friday (Jan. 15) for its first retail marijuana store – to be called “The Joint” – from a man named David Sadis, and to be located at... [Read more]

Police respond to vandalism call, end up finding narcotics and pot plants Monday

Police respond to vandalism call, end up finding narcotics and pot plants Monday

The King County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday afternoon, Jan. 18, they responded to a house in the 1800 block of SW 160th Street (map below) for a Vandalism call, then ended up finding... [Read more]

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

B-TOWN BIZ: Lights out at KC’s Family Restaurant’; will light up as Pot Store

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the lights were turned off for the last time at KC’s Family Restaurant, located at 14325 1st Ave South in Burien (map below). On Friday (Jan. 15), this notice – indicating... [Read more]

Prosecutor announces initiative to close 15 unlicensed marijuana stores

Prosecutor announces initiative to close 15 unlicensed marijuana stores

From our sister site The White Center Blog: From left, Sheriff John Urquhart, Dan Satterberg, and Russ Hauge of the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board, outside the KCSO Storefront in White Center... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books Saturday

Meet Roger Roffman, the Author of ‘Marijuana Nation’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. Roffman, professor emeritus in social work at the University of Washington,... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

WATERLAND BLOG: Recreational Pot Store opens in Des Moines

From our sister site The Waterland Blog comes news that a recreational pot store is opening in Des Moines this week. This will be the only retail marijuana store between Seattle and Tacoma. Read the full... [Read more]

No applicant survived to vie for Burien’s one retail pot license

No applicant survived to vie for Burien’s one retail pot license

by Jack Mayne For the foreseeable future, there will be no retail sales of marijuana in Burien because all applicants failed the Liquor Control Board’s initial screening. Chip Davis, Burien’s community... [Read more]

Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

Burien Police bust marijuana grow operation on SW 128th Street

The Burien Police Department is reporting that it busted an illegal marijuana growing operation in the 500 block of SW 128th Street on Tuesday (April 22), seizing 83 plants, 30 pounds of drying marijuana,... [Read more]

Burien Police seize 8 pounds of pot, along with $14,000 in cash

Burien Police seize 8 pounds of pot, along with $14,000 in cash

Officers from the Burien Police Department recently busted drug dealers in the parking lot of a local business, confiscating “several suitcases of marijuana” – up to eight pounds – along... [Read more]

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

The Burien City Council voted 5-2 at Monday night’s (Feb. 3) meeting to adopt proposed regulations for the production, processing and sale of recreational marijuana within the city limits…

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

Burien council members will have before them for possible action at their Feb. 3 meeting three draft ordinances for regulating legal marijuana businesses in the city…

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

At tonight’s meeting (Monday, Jan. 27), the Burien City Council will review and discuss proposed amendments to the zoning code to allow marijuana-related businesses within city limits…

Marijuana ingestion amongst pets is not an uncommon occurrence

Marijuana ingestion amongst pets is not an uncommon occurrence

Marijuana ingestion amongst our household pets is not an uncommon occurrence, according to our friends at Priceless Pet Clinic: The American Veterinary Medical Association recently posted a link to the... [Read more]

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will hold an open, public hearing this Wednesday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. on proposed zoning regulations for the location and establishment of marijuana producers, processors... [Read more]

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will begin working on zoning regulations for marijuana-related businesses at its meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11 starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome to this... [Read more]

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

The City of Burien Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 25 starting at 7 p.m. at Burien City Hall (400 SW 152nd Street) to receive public comments on interim zoning... [Read more]

Sheriff John Urquhart to Feds: ‘The War on Drugs has been a failure’

Sheriff John Urquhart to Feds: ‘The War on Drugs has been a failure’

King County Sheriff John Urquhart spoke in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday (Sept. 10) about marijuana, stating that “the War on Drugs has been a failure” and urging feds... [Read more]

State rules Burien can have one Marijuana Store; POLL: where should it go?

State rules Burien can have one Marijuana Store; POLL: where should it go?

The State of Washington announced Wednesday (Sept. 4) that the City of Burien will be eligible to host one Marijuana Store, similar to what other cities of its size will be allowed: These stores – which... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council gives unanimous OK to Marijuana regulations

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council gives unanimous OK to Marijuana regulations

Excerpt of the Agenda Bill for Resolution 586. Click image to download full PDF. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members gave unanimous approval Monday night (Aug. 19) to interim zoning regulations... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien City Council adopts interim regulations for Marijuana

BREAKING: Burien City Council adopts interim regulations for Marijuana

The Burien City Council unanimously approved at Monday night’s (Aug. 19) meeting interim zoning regulations for six months on the location, operation and licensing of marijuana producers, processors... [Read more]

Burien Narcotics Bust Nets Oxycodon, Ecstasy, Pot Worth Over $54,000

Burien Narcotics Bust Nets Oxycodon, Ecstasy, Pot Worth Over $54,000

Click image to see larger version. Detectives served a narcotics search warrant on a house in the 1000 block of SW 130 Street in Burien (map below) on Saturday, Nov. 17 around 9:45 p.m., resulting in a... [Read more]

Post Election, County and Sheriff’s Office Says They Won’t Focus On Marijuana

Post Election, County and Sheriff’s Office Says They Won’t Focus On Marijuana

Following a change in filing by the King County Prosecutor’s office, King County Sheriff’s Office deputies will not be directed to arrest or charge individuals caught with one ounce or less of marijuana... [Read more]

Nelson, Fitzgibbon Endorse Marijuana Initiative; Plus, Take Our Poll

Nelson, Fitzgibbon Endorse Marijuana Initiative; Plus, Take Our Poll

Marijuana-only stores would be licensed to sell limited quantities of marijuana to people over 21 under the terms of Initiative 502, which has been endorsed by two 34 District state legislators. State... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien City Council Terminates Red Light Camera Program

UPDATE: Burien City Council Terminates Red Light Camera Program

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members agreed Monday night (Feb. 13) to terminate the city’s three-year-old red light camera program. Although Jack Block Jr. said he favored renewing the contract... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council Places Hold On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Normandy Park City Council Places Hold On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

by Ralph Nichols Even as the Legislature continues to consider a bill that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries to do business in the state, a six-month city moratorium has been imposed on locating... [Read more]

SWAT Team Busts Marijuana “Grow House” In Top Hat

SWAT Team Busts Marijuana “Grow House” In Top Hat

One man was arrested when a marijuana “grow house” operation was busted in the Top Hat neighborhood Friday morning, Jan. 22nd by Bellevue Police, working with the King County Sheriff’s... [Read more]