Washingtonians wondering where they can buy marijuana following last night’s passage of Initiative 502 face up to a year’s wait.
The initiative provides that state regulators have until December 2013 to establish the rules for marijuana sales. From the state liquor board this morning:
I-502 establishes precedent for growing, processing, retailing and possessing marijuana. Essentially, a system will be built from the ground up. The initiative provides the WSLCB until December 1, 2013 to craft rules for implementation. We expect that it will take the full year to craft the necessary rules which will provide the framework for the