State approves 334 retail pot stores; 61 in King County

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Revised state rules for a recreational marijuana system include the location of 334 retail pot stores, an overall cap on pot production and limits on concentrated ownership of pot stores, growing and processing facilities.

In rules approved this morning, the state Liquor Control Board capped total pot production at 40 metric tons, or roughly 25 percent of the total state market for legal recreational, medical and black market marijuana.

The cap, in turn, helped determine the number of stores and limits on the amount of pot growers could produce. Under the revised rules growing facilities could be up to 30,000 square feet.

 

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