Customer Josh Reed contemplates a marijuana purchase in Tacoma as World of Weed employees Emily Howell, right, and Kayla Beck look on in August. For the first time in state history, residents and visitors spent more on cannabis products than on hard alcohol, based on an analysis of purchase and tax records from two state agencies.
Customer Josh Reed contemplates a marijuana purchase in Tacoma as World of Weed employees Emily Howell, right, and Kayla Beck look on in August. For the first time in state history, residents and visitors spent more on cannabis products than on hard alcohol, based on an analysis of purchase and tax records from two state agencies. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Customer Josh Reed contemplates a marijuana purchase in Tacoma as World of Weed employees Emily Howell, right, and Kayla Beck look on in August. For the first time in state history, residents and visitors spent more on cannabis products than on hard alcohol, based on an analysis of purchase and tax records from two state agencies. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com

Move over, booze: 2016 is a milestone year for sales of pot in state

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