Contact Us

Huge Crowds Prompt Search for Bigger Venues for Marijuana Forums

I-502 pot forums being moved to bigger venues due to overflow crowds
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apparently the public input forums about the process for legalizing marijuana sales are proving more popular than predicted.

Several forums have already been held in Olympia and Seattle and attracted such large crowds the Washington State Liquor Control Board has re-booked several events into larger venues.  

The next such public forum happens tomorrow in Spokane at 6 p.m. in the Spokane Convention Center. During these meetings, the Board is taking input from citizens as to how they think legalization should be implemented. It’s the measure that legalized possession of up to one ounce of marijuana for adults 21 and over and the state-run growing, harvesting, and sale of marijuana for recreational smoking.

The closest such meeting will be held in Yakima, Feb. 21. It is scheduled for the Yakima City Hall Chambers on 1st Street. No word has been given if this event will be moved to a larger venue. The state expects to have the entire marijuana growing, distribution and sale system up and running by December.


More from 97.5 KOOL FM

Best of the Web

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Kool VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!