The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo69° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi96° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi98° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo71° Clear

Friday

Hi98° Hot

Friday Night

Lo68° Clear

Saturday

Hi93° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo62° Clear

Sunday

Hi84° Sunny

Chelan County ends moratorium on pot businesses

Send to Kindle
Print This

WENATCHEE — Commissioners on Tuesday ended a moratorium on marijuana growing, processing and retail businesses under the voter-approved Initiative 502.

The moratorium's end puts state-sanctioned marijuana businesses on the same footing with any other agricultural or retail product in unincorporated Chelan County, commissioners said. These businesses can locate anywhere in unincorporated Chelan County as long as they meet state regulation and county zoning codes, they said. Douglas County was the first in North Central Washington to give that treatment to I-502 marijuana businesses.  

View my options or Sign in