THE FIRST POT SHOP IN STEVENS COUNTY IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!
IT IS LOCATED RIGHT OFF THE INTERSECTION OF 395 AND
WILLIAMS VALLEY ROAD IN CLAYTON.
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH DETAILS
ON THE FAMILY OWNED BUSINESS.
The owners of Savage THC are relieved to finally open
their doors! These first time business owners say
they are optimistic about the future.
THEY HAVE POURED EVERY LAST DIME INTO THIS BUSINESS.
NOW THE DEKAY'S ARE EXCITED TO FINALLY WELCOME IN
It was stressful not being able to open with those
guys a month ago because, you know, I wanted to be
one of the first group.
WHERE MANY OTHER POT STORES AROUND SPOKANE HAVE INVESTORS.
SCOTT DEKAY AND HIS WIFE ARE DOING IT ALL ON THEIR
HE'S A FORMER CONCRETE LABORER...
SHE WAS A CAKE DECORATOR.
The business side has just been the tough side for
me This is really my first business
THEY SEE SUCCESS.
AND WITH THE MOST RECENT NUMBERS .
THERE'S NO REASON THEY SHOULDN'T.
AS OF AUGUST 21ST.
MARIJUANA SALES HAVE GENERATED OVER SIX-AND-A-HALF
MILLION DOLLARS STATE WIDE.
BUT MORE THAT ANYTHING DEKAY IS EXCITED TO BE A PART
It is a really big deal, we couldn't even celebrate
until now, now we can really relax and say you know
we did it, we are pioneers
SINCE THE TAX RATE IS LOWER IN STEVENS COUNTY.
HE'S ABLE TO LOWER PRICES A DOLLAR MORE THAN SPOKANE
DEKAY SAYS HE'S HOPING THE PRICE AND HIS LOCATION
WILL ATTRACT CUSTOMERS FROM SURROUNDING RURAL AREAS
AS WELL AS PASSERS-BY.
15-thousand cars go by every single day so I mean
that is a built in plus.
DEKAY SAYS LONG TERM HE HOPES HE'S ABLE TO OPEN AT
LEAST THREE MORE STORES.
AND WITH THE SUPPORT HE'S ALREADY SEEN FROM THE COMMUNITY,
HE DOESN'T THINK THAT WILL BE A PROBLEM.
They want me here it seems like, I've had people coming
in every single day sp I think it's going to be good.
As of now Savage THC is open noon to eight excluding
mondays, but they say they are thinking about extending
hours depending on demand.
Reporting in Clayton, Caiti Currey KXLY 4 News.