In June 2015, Jordan Michelson stands in the storefront on Pacific Highway SW, in which he hoped to open J and K Cannabis, a recreational marijuana store. The City of Lakewood ultimately denied him and two other pot entrepreneurs necessary licenses because they couldn’t prove marijuana was legal under federal law.
In June 2015, Jordan Michelson stands in the storefront on Pacific Highway SW, in which he hoped to open J and K Cannabis, a recreational marijuana store. The City of Lakewood ultimately denied him and two other pot entrepreneurs necessary licenses because they couldn’t prove marijuana was legal under federal law. Peter Haley Staff photographer
In June 2015, Jordan Michelson stands in the storefront on Pacific Highway SW, in which he hoped to open J and K Cannabis, a recreational marijuana store. The City of Lakewood ultimately denied him and two other pot entrepreneurs necessary licenses because they couldn’t prove marijuana was legal under federal law. Peter Haley Staff photographer

Plan would punish cities with unofficial pot bans — like Lakewood — by taking their liquor money

January 18, 2017 3:20 PM