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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 18th 2017

The top-selling pot shop in Washington may be outgrowing itself. Since opening in July 2014, Main Street Marijuana has served a deluge of customers in becoming the busiest marijuana retailer in the state. But only

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 16th 2017

JUNEAU, Alaska — Governors in at least two states that have legalized recreational marijuana are pushing back against the Trump administration and defending their efforts to regulate the industry. Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, a one-time

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 14th 2017

NEWPORT, Ore. — Eddie Biggar sports a black-and-green suit dotted with tiny green leaves as he dances jovially on a corner of the Pacific Coast Highway. Some two-and-a-half hours southwest of Portland, he owns the

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: August 10th 2017

I’ve reviewed the strain Gorilla Glue #4 before, but this batch in the pictures look a lot better than the ones in my original review. This Gorilla Glue was grown by a friend of mine

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 9th 2017

SEATTLE — Seattle has dropped a $1,000 fine against the nonprofit organization that runs HempFest, the annual summer marijuana celebration. The city accused Seattle Events, also known as HempFest Central, of operating a marijuana business

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 5th 2017

LOS ANGELES — Billions of dollars are expected to flow through California’s legitimate marijuana industry next year when recreational pot becomes legal, but most of those businesses won’t be able to use banks. The reason:

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

SEATTLE — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’s disappointed with a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the state’s efforts to regulate marijuana. In a letter dated July 24 , Sessions pointed out to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has warned of a crackdown on marijuana. But documents obtained by The Associated Press show he’s getting no fresh avenues from a special task force formed to find the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 1st 2017

SPOKANE — Perhaps the Dude was onto something. Scientists at Washington State University have found evidence that regular marijuana users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. The study found that daily cannabis users were significantly

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