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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 19th 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant, but parents who for years

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 14th 2018

LOS ANGELES — A proposal in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana could encourage more banks to do business with cannabis companies, but it appears to fall short of a cure-all for an

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 13th 2018

PORTLAND — Oregon’s top federal prosecutor has charged nine people with financial and drug crimes in a scheme that involved defrauding banks and using the money to start illegal marijuana grow houses and fund an

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 11th 2018

PORTLAND — Mayors from six U.S. cities in states with legal marijuana said Monday they have formed a coalition to push for federal marijuana policy reform just days after President Donald Trump expressed support for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 8th 2018

LOS ANGELES — President Donald Trump said Friday that he was inclined to support a bipartisan effort in Congress to ease the U.S. ban on marijuana, a proposal that would dramatically reshape the nation’s legal

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 8th 2018

ARLINGTON — An explosion at Smokey Point Productions, a cannabis producer in Arlington sent one person to the hospital. The Everett Daily Herald reports that an employee was taken to Cascade Valley Hospital Thursday afternoon

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 4th 2018

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say smoking marijuana is “morally acceptable,” while 31 percent disapprove of pot on moral grounds, according to a survey released Monday by Gallup. That’s a sharp jump from 2013, when a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 1st 2018

PORTLAND — When Oregon lawmakers created the state’s legal marijuana program, they had one goal in mind above all else: to convince illicit pot growers to leave the black market. That meant low barriers for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 30th 2018

No member of the Clark County Council signaled that they had a change of heart regarding the county’s restrictions on pot following a nearly 2 1/2 -hour special work session on cannabis Wednesday evening. The

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 30th 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An alarming increase in the use of a highly toxic and banned pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California is leading U.S. and state officials to team up

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