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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 14th 2017

PROSSER — Officials in a southeast Washington county will consider an emergency ordinance to ban new marijuana production and processing for six months. The Tri-City Herald reports Benton County commissioners will vote Tuesday on the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 13th 2017

Of all the things Andy Healy worried could poison her dogs, cannabis wasn’t on the radar. That changed, though, after what was supposed to be a fun 15-mile hike in the woods ended with an

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 6th 2017

LOS ANGELES — California’s legal marijuana marketplace is coming with a kaleidoscope of new taxes and fees that could influence where it’s grown, how pot cookies and other munchies are produced and the price tag

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 31st 2017

Alcohol giant Constellation Brands is making a foray into marijuana, a precedent-setting move for an industry that has mostly stayed on the sidelines during the cannabis boom. Constellation will pay about $191 million (C$245 million)

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 29th 2017

LOS ANGELES — Ready or not, California kicks off recreational marijuana sales on Jan. 1. And, mostly, it’s not. Los Angeles and San Francisco are among many cities still struggling to fashion local rules for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 29th 2017

When Alex Roth’s mother sent him an article announcing a new degree program being offered at Northern Michigan University, the sophomore immediately switched his major. Roth is now majoring in cannabis. The program, Medicinal Plant

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 5th 2017

They’ve written guides about growing fruit, vegetables, houseplants and more. Now, the authors of a popular gardening series have set their sights on something a little different. “What’s Wrong with My Marijuana Plant? A Cannabis

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 3rd 2017

YAKIMA — The number of fatal Washington crashes involving drivers with marijuana in their system rose to 79 last year — more than double that of 2012 when voters legalized its recreational use. In Yakima

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 2nd 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Consider a typical cannabis farmer, growing an indoor crop. In a protected, controlled environment, they can grow a profitable mix of high-potency, medicinal marijuana and any number of milder strains appealing

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: October 1st 2017

DENVER — A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will

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