The Evergreen State
In November 2012, Washington State passed Initiative 502 and joined Colorado in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Bob Leeds, co-owner of Sea of Green Farms, was one of eight marijuana growers to be granted a state license.
Winterlife Cooperative is a delivery service in Seattle, Washington. The Washington Liquor Control Board said licenses to sell marijuana will be issued by the first week of July 2014.
Medical marijuana was highly regulated in Colorado when recreational use was legalized there. Licenses in Colorado were allotted to already established medical entrepreneurs, in Washington, however, applicants have been entered into a lottery system.