Marijuana related land uses such as marijuana production, processing, retail sales as may be allowed by state law are expressly prohibited from locating or operating in any zone within the City of College Place. ( Ord. No. 1103, § 1, 9-8-2014 )
A three-judge state court of appeals panel ruled on March 13, 2018 that local jurisdictions have the authority to ban marijuana sales, agreeing with Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s arguments and a 2014 Attorney General Opinion.
In its ruling on Emerald Enterprises v. Clark County, the state Court of Appeals Division II panel held that while Washington law “permits the retail sale of marijuana, it does not grant retailers an affirmative right to sell marijuana.”