Spokesman Brian Smith says marijuana-only stores likely will be regulated and operated like the old state-operated liquor stores.
KOMO reports prices are expected around $12 to $15 a gram.
More public forums are scheduled Feb. 7 in Vancouver, Feb. 12 in Spokane, Feb. 19 in Mount Vernon and Feb. 21 in Yakima.
The state hopes to have a system in place for marijuana sales by December.
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