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State receives 585 marijuana business license applications

The Washington State Department of Revenue announced it has received 585 completed applications submitted online for marijuana business licenses since Monday, Nov. 18.

Monday was the first day to apply for producer, processor and retailer marijuana business licenses. Applicants have through Dec. 19 to submit their applications, available through the state’s Business Licensing Service.

The number of online applications submitted by 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20:

• Producer – 134

• Processor – 27

• Retailers – 144

• Producer and processor ‑ 280

Revenue manages the state’s Business Licensing Service and will accept the applications on behalf of the state Liquor Control Board.

Licenses will be approved by the state Liquor Control Board. The Liquor Control Board began processing the licenses on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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