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A view of the Washington state business license
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A view of the Washington state business license for marijuana grower Sea of Green Farms, the first licensed grower in Seattle for recreational marijuana.(Credit: AP / Ted S. Warren)

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Marijuana in Washington: from garden to store

Top Shelf Cannabis was able to open its doors to sell marijuana when Washington state's recreational pot industry finally opened for business because of growers like Sea of Green Farms. This is Associated Press photographer Ted Warren's photo essay following the marijuana from first planting at Sea of Green's operation to its arrival at Top Shelf Cannabis in Bellingham, a 95-mile drive north.


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