OLYMPIA -- More than 500 people have applied for pot licenses so far in the state.
There are three applications available, to grow, process, or sell marijuana.
Those applying to get into the legal weed business range from farmers, to former Microsoft executives, to people looking for a career change.
The state is accepting applications until Dece. 20 and licenses will be issued in early 2014.
The Liquor Control Board is discussing the process this afternoon, and will have more information.