Seattle’s Brash King of Pot Raking in Cash and Raising Hackles at Uncle Ike’s

Ian Eisenberg runs the state’s busiest pot shop, Uncle Ike’s in Seattle, with the audacity of a circus master.

Just after Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop opened in Seattle’s Central District, it boasted in an ad, “Our weed cures Ebola.”

Knowing that merchants in the new industry weren’t allowed to make any medical claims about pot, the fine print disclaimer winked: “If you believe this ad, you are a (expletive) moron.”

That in-your-face Vern Fonk-on-weed sensibility has helped make Uncle Ike’s the state’s top-selling pot store, with $1.4 million in monthly sales.

– Read the entire article at The Seattle Times.