Sunday, September 19, 2010

Tacoma: "Medical pot providers stage farmer's market"

Tacoma News Tribune:
A smiling bouncer in a black skull and crossbones sweatshirt stood guard Sunday outside the door to a rented room where marijuana wafted through the air and reggae music pulsated.

But only those with medical marijuana authorization forms gained entrance to an event billed as the state’s first cannabis farmer’s market.

“These are farmers growing agricultural medicine, so it seemed like a no-brainer,” said Jeremy Miller, organizer and owner of Sacred Plant Medicine. “It’s a place where people can network with other patients in similar situations.”

Miller brought in just six vendors for the “dry run,” unsure of how many people would attend the event on South Tacoma Way. Its success means he may be able to make it a monthly affair from here on out. MORE...

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