Four of 22 stores tested for compliance were caught selling marijuana to underage shoppers
OLYMPIA, WA — Four recreational marijuana stores in Western Washington have failed compliance checks by selling marijuana to minors.
The Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB), working with investigative aides aged 18-20, checked 22 businesses for sales of marijuana to minors. The minors are sent into bushiness selling age restricted products, and must either present their true identification, or none at, all if asked by a clerk.
In Washington, marijuana is available for purchase by those 21 or older at state licences retail stores.
This marks the first compliance checks since retail marijuana sales began in the state last year, and resulted in an 82% no-sales-to-minors compliance…