5 Years of Legal Weed

Our first neighborhood cannabis store opened 5 years ago this week, and Sea Change was the fifth to open in the state. The neighborhood, in this case Jefferson County (population 31,000), soon had seven stores, the max allowed under state rules.

The state of Washington has the number of retail stores capped at about […]

Mark Kleiman

BOTEC Analysis was hired by the State of Washington in 2013 as a consulting firm to develop the rules and regulations for legalized marijuana. Mark Kleiman, the owner of BOTEC died yesterday.

BOTEC stands for “back of the envelope calculation”, which describes well the method required for defining Washington’s marijuana rules then. The state […]