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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 2nd 2018

Police in Washington and Colorado appear to be closing more cases since the legalization of marijuana in both states, according to an analysis of FBI crime clearance data by researchers at Washington State University. To

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 26th 2018

PORTLAND — Green Thumb Industries had a business plan, expertise and plenty of ambition to grow its marijuana business. What the Chicago-based company didn’t have was access to enough capital to make it all happen.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 19th 2018

SEATTLE — A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public offering on a major U.S. stock exchange, raising $153 million to expand its operations as Canada prepares to legalize the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 19th 2018

EUGENE, Ore. — Marijuana use by college students in Oregon has increased since it was legalized in 2015, more so than among college students in states where pot remains illegal, according to an Oregon State

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: July 16th 2018

One plant… I just wanted ONE PLANT to survive. I just threw all four of my Blue Dream plants into the trash. I didn’t really plan on it, it just… happened. Tonight, I tried one

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 13th 2018

SALEM, Ore. — How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state’s program concede that they simply don’t know because of lax reporting by producers and a lack of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 12th 2018

The case for Sticky’s Pot Shop officially ended this week, but the Hazel Dell shop’s owner now wants to make one final appeal: to the voters. On Wednesday, the state Supreme Court declined to hear

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 8th 2018

WASHINGTON — Eight years ago, Samantha Miller was earning six figures a year as a product developer for a LED lighting company in California when a high school friend called to ask a favor. Would

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 5th 2018

LOS ANGELES — A slight marijuana smell wafted out as a steady stream of customers walked into a warehouse, its doors and windows covered by bars. Suddenly, police swooped in. “Sheriff’s department! Search warrant!” a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 1st 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Recreational marijuana is now legal in Vermont, the ninth state to legalize it. Adults over age 21 will be able to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana, two mature marijuana plants

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