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We are not calling for no taxation; we are calling for fair taxation.
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PUBLISHED: July 21st 2015

The marijuana industry is finally beginning to experience meaningful movement on the national level, slowly chipping away at federal prohibition. With the most recent Cole Memo, FinCEN guidelines, legalization in two additional states and D.C.,

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PUBLISHED: July 14th 2015

Glass pipes weren’t exactly common back 30 years ago when I was smoking lousy black market brick weed in my home state of Massachusetts. Back then, smoking usually involved a metal or wood pipe, complete

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Do your cannabis beverages meet FDA requirements?
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PUBLISHED: July 14th 2015

Last week, I received a call from a publicly traded, non-U.S. company that has developed a beverage containing CBD (cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive cannabinoid in cannabis). The company plans to produce this beverage in California and

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Hemp seeds.
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PUBLISHED: July 13th 2015

The final week of the 2015 Oregon legislative session was kind of a blur. The House and Senate pushed through four marijuana bills in four days, including the big one, House Bill 3400. One thing

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A painter makes progress on a new mural inside the entrance of New Vansterdam.
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PUBLISHED: July 13th 2015

Washington’s highest grossing pot shop is going all out to celebrate its first birthday with a weekend-long party. New Vansterdam, the second recreational marijuana store to open in Vancouver, turns one year old on Saturday.

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In the cannabis community, July 10 is known as Oil Day. With that in mind, local stores have lots of special deals on extracts this weekend.
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PUBLISHED: July 10th 2015

Welcome to Friday Deals. It’s a big weekend at Vancouver’s two oldest pot shops, Main Street Marijuana and New Vansterdam, as each are celebrating their first birthdays. Main Street’s was yesterday, and Saturday is the

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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. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
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PUBLISHED: July 9th 2015

Big news out of Washington, D.C. today for the recreational marijuana industry, as Congress is mulling over a bill that would allow banks to work with legal pot businesses. Banking has been a huge challenge

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Main Street Marijuana on a busy night as customers celebrate the first day of legal possession in Oregon on July 1.
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PUBLISHED: July 9th 2015

Today, Vancouver’s oldest and busiest pot shop, Main Street Marijuana, celebrates its first birthday. The store opened a year ago today with hundreds of eager customers lining up along the sidewalk waiting to get in.

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Potlandia
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PUBLISHED: July 9th 2015

An incredible amount happened in Oregon’s marijuana (and hemp) space leading up to the close of the legislative session on Monday, July 6. Though HB 3400 was certainly the largest piece of the puzzle—as it

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Ramsey Hamide, owner of the Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver shown Friday December 26, 2014, about half a year after the store opened.
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PUBLISHED: July 8th 2015

June turned out to be another record-breaking month for Washington’s recreational pot industry, and Main Street Marijuana reigned supreme, making more than $1.76 million worth of sales. The small store in Vancouver’s Uptown Village surpassed

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