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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

It’s been a weird week for marijuana news. First, the newly named Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board released figures on Tuesday that appeared to show the fledgling recreational cannabis industry beginning to plateau after just

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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: May 24th 2017

Prices are beginning to drop at Clark County pot shops after state lawmakers decided to cut store owners a little slack on excise taxes this summer. Vancouver’s Main Street Marijuana announced the trend in a

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Election Oregon Marijuana
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Changes to the state’s medical marijuana program — part of an overhaul of the system recently approved by lawmakers — take effect Friday. The state’s Liquor Control Board is now the Liquor and Cannabis Board.

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Store manager Bess Matthews, left, and co-owner Jake Dimmock assist a customer at a medical marijuana dispensary, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Seattle.
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Washington’s medical marijuana operators face a seismic shift after passage of SB 5052 and HB 2136. Come July 1, 2016, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) will be regulating the MMJ market. The

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Sara Kemple, right, 25, a clerk at Main Street Marijuana, helps customers at the store in Vancouver's Uptown Village. With $1.76 million in sales in June, the store has continued to have the highest sales of any pot shop reporting sales activity to the Washington State Liquor Control Board. (Zachary Kaufman/The Columbian)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has voted to make it easier for businesses that legally produce and sell marijuana to do business with banks and other financial services providers. The Senate Appropriations Committee approved an

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Janie Rayburn counts money as she works the till at Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver Friday December 26, 2014. The shop has seen a lot of changes in its first year in business. (Natalie Behring/ The Columbian)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — At the Cannabis Club Collective in Tacoma, Brian Caldwell has installed a top-of-the-line alarm system, motion sensors and a safe, hoping to protect the cash he collects from the 200-plus customers who buy

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Strain sheets are a way to analyze how each product affects you personally.
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Howdy folks! If you’ve poked around our new website a bit, you may have noticed our selection of of Strain Sheets – which you can search through to get more information about a variety of

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We are not calling for no taxation; we are calling for fair taxation.
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

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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In this Wednesday, June 17, 2015 photo, Frank Conrad, head of pot-testing lab Colorado Green Lab, charts potency levels of marijuana while his co-worker, Cindy Blair, works behind, at the lab in Denver. In states that regulate marijuana, officials are just starting to draft rules governing safe levels of chemicals. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Microscopic bugs and mildew can destroy a marijuana operation faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any reliable research to

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — A second police study of marijuana-use tickets in Seattle has found that men and blacks are most likely to be ticketed. The results were similar to the first study after pot was legalized

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