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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 21st 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of tolerating the cultivation of cannabis, a move that could bring to an end a key paradox of the relaxed Dutch policy on marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 19th 2017

When recreational marijuana arrived in Washington, prices were still inflated by the black market. A gram of flower in 2014 could sell for $40. “Those days are gone,” said Jim Mullen, co-owner of a trio

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 16th 2017

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers looking to draw attention to pet issues have formed groups in favor of everything from auto care to zoos. Now, there’s a caucus for cannabis. Rep. Earl Bluemenauer said the move is

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 13th 2017

MEDFORD, Ore. — As legalized marijuana brings more business to Oregon, some communities are seeing a large amount of cash in the economy thanks to strict regulations keeping banks away from the businesses. The Mail

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 6th 2017

ABERDEEN — An Aberdeen schoolgirl plagued by a seizure disorder that’s proven untreatable by mainstream medication is one step closer to finding relief today with the State House of Representative’s Health Care and Wellness Committee’s

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 4th 2017

DENVER — North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high humidity. And Washington has questions about water supplies

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 22nd 2017

OLYMPIA — It’s a question that Republican senators have asked during state budget battles from time to time: Why can’t Washington, flush with marijuana tax revenue far outpacing old projections, use that money to help

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 18th 2017

OLYMPIA — Members of the Commerce and Gaming committee heard testimony Tuesday from lobbyists, concerned citizens and shop owners for several marijuana bills. The bills included changing the penalties for marijuana offenses, a process for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 18th 2017

LOS ANGELES — Hi is a cannabis brand. Its logo — “hi” in white letters inside an orange circle — can be found above the front door of a Portland marijuana shop and on a

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PUBLISHED: January 17th 2017

SEATTLE — Washington lawmakers this week will consider a bill that would allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on school grounds. KING-TV reports that the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness

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