After the first week of applications for pot-business licenses, it’s apparent people want to grow weed all over Washington state.
Aspiring growers are seeking licenses in 34 of 39 counties, from Benton to Yakima, in a total of 444 applications.
The counties without growing applicants — Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Garfield and Wahkiakum — have a combined population of just more than 50,000.
Retail stores were not quite as popular, with 158 applicants for 334 state stores. But a number of…