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PUBLISHED: July 6th 2015

As more U.S. states are choosing to scale back cannabis prohibition, an industry that has long been forced underground is becoming one of the fastest growing markets in the country. The guerrilla basement gardens that

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Marijuana plants grow in January in a facility in Arlington. Washington launched its legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues have soared past expectations and sales top $1.4 million per day. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
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PUBLISHED: July 6th 2015

SEATTLE — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues

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Pre-rolled Agrijuana joints on sale at the Cannabis Country Store this weekend.
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PUBLISHED: July 3rd 2015

Welcome to what is likely to be the biggest sales weekend yet for Washington’s recreational marijuana market. Oh, and welcome to Friday Deals. Sales figures for pot shops have continued to skyrocket this year, especially

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PUBLISHED: July 2nd 2015

Though state-licensed recreational marijuana storefronts have been open and operating in Washington State since July of last year, the ability of cities and counties to prohibit I-502 businesses through ordinances and moratoria remained an unresolved

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PUBLISHED: July 3rd 2015

Under the blazing sun, uniformed and plain-clothed officers spent several hours Thursday carting off marijuana plants, money and equipment to grow the drug from a business on St. Johns Boulevard in Vancouver. The scene may

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: July 2nd 2015

Now here’s something you don’t see everyday, yesterday, Oregon State Senator Ginny Burdick was gifted a killer bong as a gift for all the hard work she’s put in as co-chair of the Legislature committee

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: July 2nd 2015

I’m not quite sure how many times I’ve said the words “now that weed is legal *insert state*”, but now that weed is legal in Oregon, a lot of people have a lot of questions

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Main Street Marijuana on a busy Wednesday night as customers celebrate the first day of legal possession in Oregon.
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PUBLISHED: July 2nd 2015

When recreational marijuana possession became legal Wednesday in Oregon, Vancouver pot shops reaped the benefits, as Oregonians flocked across the border to get their fix. Vancouver’s six pot shops saw far more foot traffic than

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Washington State Senate chamber.
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PUBLISHED: July 1st 2015

They took their time, but the Washington legislature finally passed its budget for this biennium. This is good news for those who love regulators, as it means that your favorite Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB)

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Marijuana plants waiting to be trimmed fill a backroom at CannaMan Farms on March 6, 2015. (Ariane Kunze/The Columbian)
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PUBLISHED: July 1st 2015

WILLIAMS, Ore. (AP) — Forty-two years after Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the state is taking its first steps along a road leading to state-licensed stores selling limited amounts

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PUBLISHED: July 1st 2015

Q & A: Everything You Need To Know About Legal Weed In Oregon DEA Statistics Reveal Cannabis Cultivation Trends Study: Breaking Up Nugs Can Make You Fail A Drug Test – This was an interesting

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PUBLISHED: July 1st 2015

HAPPY LEGALIZATION DAY OREGON! As you know, it’s July 1st and in Oregon that’s a big deal because it means WEED IS NOW LEGAL TO CONSUME AND CARRY ON YOUR PERSON! WHOOOOOOO! To celebrate I

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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

C.R. Roberts with The News Tribune reports that the Northwest Cannabis Classic is seeking out judges to sample flower and edibles during its two-day stop in Tacoma this August. The event is scheduled for Aug. 28

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A group of lawmakers and supporters stand at the desk of Gov.  Jay Inslee on April 24, when he signed bill overhauling the state's medical marijuana system.
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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled to sign a fairly comprehensive recreational marijuana bill this afternoon. For anyone struggling to make money in the business, the measure is the big change they’ve been waiting for. The bill

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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

OLYMPIA — Washington state’s recreational marijuana law has a new tax structure under a measure signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. The new law eliminates the current three-tier tax structure and replaces it

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A shot inside Main Street Marijuana from last July.
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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

Recreational marijuana continues to prove an ever hotter commodity in Washington as the latest data dump from the state shows sales yet again breaking records in June. Friday, June 26, was the best sales day

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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

DENVER — Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.

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Do not mix marijuana at your pharmacy. At least not yet.
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PUBLISHED: June 29th 2015

Interesting news blowing out of tiny Tumalo, Oregon last week, where the Oregon Board of Pharmacy placed a pharmacy and its pharmacist under a rare, emergency suspension. The cause? Board findings that the pharmacy manufactured

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Fresh-grown flower at CannaMan Farms, in Vancouver.
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PUBLISHED: June 30th 2015

Wednesday marks the dawn of a new era in the Northwest recreational marijuana market. While possession becomes legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older that day, a bill ushering in a number of sweeping

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Marijuana clone plants (Jeff Chiu/AP)
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PUBLISHED: June 29th 2015

In case you missed the big news over the weekend, the Legislature passed a bill that will make a number of sweeping changes in Washington’s recreational marijuana industry. For more, here’s a story from Rachel

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: June 28th 2015

It seems like now that weed is inching closer to being legal in Portland, cannabis conferences and expos are popping up all over. With DispensaryNext just ending, and the Cannabis Creative Conference coming this July,

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The state Capitol building in Olympia.
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PUBLISHED: June 26th 2015

The Legislature adjourned early Friday without a new budget deal for Washington, but not without moving a crucial recreational marijuana bill one step closer to passage. The measure, House Bill 2136, proposes a number of

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PUBLISHED: June 26th 2015

Oregon’s House-Senate marijuana committee is on a roll. Nine days after recommending HB 3400 (See Oregon’s New Recreational Marijuana Market for more on that), which is already on its way to the Senate—the same committee

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Inside The Herbery on 164th Avenue in Vancouver.
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PUBLISHED: June 26th 2015

Welcome to Friday Deals, everyone. It’s the last weekend before marijuana possession becomes legal in Oregon, so that could make things real interesting at Clark County pot shops over the next few days. Stores won’t

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PUBLISHED: June 26th 2015

It’s coming, it’s coming, legal weed is coming to Portland! That’s right! If you’ve been living under a rock, or have been away at some Dooms Day Pepper camp, the consumption and possession of certain

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PUBLISHED: June 25th 2015

State lawmakers came pretty close Wednesday to finally passing a long-awaited bill that promises to shake up Washington’s recreational marijuana market. Then, they decided to table it for another day. Ah, the suspense… House Bill 2136

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PUBLISHED: June 24th 2015

With just one week left until marijuana possession becomes legal in Oregon, many questions loom around how to successfully launch a business in the new industry. Here are some smart tips on that from the

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PUBLISHED: June 24th 2015

SALEM, Ore. — After months of negotiations and right before recreational pot becomes legal, Oregon House legislators passed a bill Wednesday setting up the state’s legal marijuana market. The measure creates regulations for medical and

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PUBLISHED: June 24th 2015

Tuesday was a pretty big day for medical marijuana news. If you missed it, the Journal of the American Medical Association analyzed 79 studies into the medical potential of marijuana. From that, the reviewers concluded that

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: June 24th 2015

Hey guys, don’t forget that this Sunday June 28 at H.E.M.P. they’re doing their Sunday Sessions event where you can meet with Mo the head grower from Bondi Farms. In addition to Bondi being in-store,

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PUBLISHED: June 24th 2015

With cannabis and it’s culture being new to so many out there, even me, someone who’s smoked for years, it’s so nice to see so much content being shared that shows what it’s all about.

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: June 23rd 2015

(This is another pic from my Solstice visit…this was me trying to be a photographer.)   All The Drug Dealers You’ll Meet In Your 20’s 15 Summer Essentials Every Stoner Needs – I think I’m

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PUBLISHED: June 23rd 2015

CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence

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Customers check out the selection at High End Market Place in downtown Vancouver.
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PUBLISHED: June 26th 2015

Washington’s recreational marijuana market obliterated yet another sales record last week. On Friday, June 19, stores across the state sold $2,069,130 worth of marijuana products, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Washington State

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PUBLISHED: June 23rd 2015

YAKIMA — Yakima police have shut down a retail marijuana shop after it opened despite the city’s rule banning pot sales. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Happy Time owner Jaime Campos on Friday cited an

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PUBLISHED: June 22nd 2015

Oregon’s House-Senate marijuana committee unanimously approved House Bill 3400, a significant milestone in regulation of the commercial cannabis market. HB 3400 was approved after weeks of wrangling in the legislature. A primary sticking point was

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PUBLISHED: June 22nd 2015

Love it or hate it, Washington state is ground zero for the great social experiment of legal marijuana. And big tax changes for recreational pot sales and where that tax revenue goes are on the

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PUBLISHED: June 22nd 2015

SEATTLE — The federal government has agreed to pay for an analysis of sewer samples to determine levels of marijuana use in Washington state. The University of Puget Sound said Monday the National Institutes of

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PUBLISHED: June 21st 2015

Tacoma — Fescue grass isn’t the only grass making news during the U.S. Open. Along with hats, caps, polo shirts and posters depicting Chambers Bay, U.S. Open golf fans are buying marijuana. “There’s definitely an

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: June 20th 2015

I just wanted to quickly share these dope stickers I got from the Nugshots store. There’s 3 versions: Girl Scout Cookies, Grand Daddy Purp, and Jacker Herer. You can buy each separately for $2.50, or

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PUBLISHED: June 20th 2015

When smoking weed we sometimes experience this thing called “the munchies”, and when we get these “munchies” we often times feel intimidated by all the choices out there. Do I want something sweet, or salty? Chewy,

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Figuring out what to do with Oregon wholesale cannabis will not be a day at the (Oregon) beach.
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PUBLISHED: June 19th 2015

I was recently selected to sit on the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (“OLCC”) Wholesale Technical Advisory Committee. This committee will meet throughout the summer to craft regulations for Oregon’s recreational marijuana program under Measure 91.

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Inside The Herbery on 164th Avenue in Vancouver.
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PUBLISHED: June 19th 2015

The Herbery is planning for a busy holiday weekend with a couple big events set for Saturday and Sunday at both of its locations. On Saturday, Johnny Wilson, the vice president of Spokane-based Grow Op

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PUBLISHED: June 19th 2015

Here’s a fascinating look from Alison Malsbury at the Canna Law Blog at how zoning might play into the rollout of Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry. At this point, it’s a murky subject for anyone looking

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The front counter inside GreenHead Cannabis, Vancouver's sixth pot shop. The store opened this morning.
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PUBLISHED: June 19th 2015

  The pace of business is quietly picking up at Vancouver’s newest pot shop, GreenHead Cannabis. The store held a soft opening on June 12, and Managing Director Amy Graeff is settling in well to

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PUBLISHED: June 19th 2015

Welcome to Friday Deals. It’s shaping up to be a busy weekend at Clark County’s pot shops, with some big events coming up. Vancouver’s newest marijuana store, GreenHead Cannabis, is holding a grand opening celebration

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: June 18th 2015

Hey guys, here’s a helpful infographic created by Hemptres that shows 9 diseases that could be positively impacted by cannabis use. I have a friend who suffers from Crohn’s and I often times would like

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PUBLISHED: June 18th 2015

This picture is from my trip to Cannaman Farms last October, it was the first grower tour I’d ever been on and I was in awe at the precision and care it takes to grow

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