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Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: September 24th 2015

  Washington state officials will accept applications for new pot shops starting next month. On Wednesday, the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board voted to begin aligning the state’s recreational and medical marijuana systems, a necessary

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Sally jewell,right, the U.S. Department of Interior secretary is escorted by Suquamish Tribal Chairman Leonard Forsman as she visited with nine local tribes in Suquamish on Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/ Kitsap Sun, Rachel Anne Seymour)
Cannabis Chronicles Blog

PUBLISHED: September 15th 2015

Well, here’s something we haven’t seen before in the wide world of legal weed. The Suquamish Tribe just signed the first state-tribal marijuana compact in the nation, the Liquor and Cannabis Board announced Tuesday. For

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PUBLISHED: September 4th 2015

Washington’s recreational marijuana industry made a strong push toward the end of August to round out yet another record-breaking month for sales. Altogether, the market made more than $66 million in sales last month, according to

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PUBLISHED: September 4th 2015

You’ve probably heard of Mary Jane, who founded Washougal-based Mary Jane’s House of Glass with her son Brandon Brock. And I’m sure seen some stories quoting Brian Budz, one of the owners of  Vancouver pot shop

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PUBLISHED: August 21st 2015

Looking at Washington’s most recent recreational marijuana sales data, it’s easy to see how the young industry could become a multibillion moneymaker for the country if legalization continues to spread. Last fiscal year, Washington’s budding legal pot market

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Seattle attorney Josh Miller often stays weekends in farmer Tom Lauerman's cannabis greenhouse when he comes to volunteer on the farm. Lauerman, top, is one of several marijuana entrepreneurs looking for a way around the state's legal ban on creating smoking establishments. (Ariane Kunze/The Columbian)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 18th 2015

With the sun rising and roosters crowing, Josh Miller rolls out of a bed tucked in a greenhouse full of lush marijuana plants and lights up a joint. That’s how the Seattle attorney starts his

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PUBLISHED: August 15th 2015

Vancouver pot shop GreenHead Cannabis is hosting its first post-Prohibition-themed festival this afternoon. The store, located in an old gas station building at 2815 St. Johns Boulevard in the Rose Village neighborhood, was designed with

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In addition to growing cannabis, farmer Tom Lauerman has a large garden with a variety of vegetables. (Ariane Kunze/The Columbian)
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PUBLISHED: August 14th 2015

It’s a big weekend for Tom Lauerman, one of Clark County’s most fascinating and prominent marijuana advocates. Not only is Farmer Tom the subject of a Sunday Business section centerpiece on marijuana tourism (stay tuned

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A guide showing recommended pairings for beer and marijuana. New Vansterdam's marketing team put together the guide for last weekend's Vancouver Brewfest.
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PUBLISHED: August 14th 2015

Something Vancouver has never quite seen before happened last weekend at Esther Short Park. While several thousand people headed downtown Friday, Saturday and Sunday to try dozens of microbrews at the annual Vancouver Brewfest, one

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A variety of marijuana and glass pipes on display at The Cannabis Corner in North Bonneville.
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PUBLISHED: August 12th 2015

The freshest sales figures from the state Liquor and Cannabis Board show promising trends unfolding this summer for Washington’s booming recreational marijuana industry. Of course, that’s really nothing new. The market hasn’t stopped exploding since the

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