Map of marijuana applicants in Whatcom County

The map below shows the location of those who have applied to be a producer, processor or retailer of recreational marijuana in Whatcom County, according to a list released by the state Tuesday, Nov. 26.

Production is divided into three tiers, based on square footage of a growing operation: Tier 1 is less than 2,000 square feet, Tier 2 is 2,000 to 10,000 square feet, Tier 3 is 10,000 to 30,000 square feet. They are designated on the map below by a color gradient - the lightest green markers are Tier 1, the medium green is Tier 2 and the darkest green is Tier 3.

For more information about each applicant, click on individual map markers.

To see a full-screen version, click on the icon in the black bar at the top of the map, or click on this link.

The Washington State Liquor Control Board is running background checks on the applicants over the next few weeks and will release a final list in February or March, 2014.

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