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The Columbian / Associated Press

The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 15th 2019

Since starting Fairwinds, a Vancouver-based cannabis company, in 2014, James and Wendy Hull said they’ve heard from customers who’ve praised their products for helping them with pain, anxiety and other ailments — even cancer. Because

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 14th 2019

OLYMPIA — Washington could wipe out as many as 200,000 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possession for adults who don’t have anything else on their criminal records. A proposal in the Senate calls for automatic clemency

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 11th 2019

In the months after Washington voters approved legalized marijuana in 2012, Clayton Mosher, a sociology professor at Washington State University Vancouver, noticed what he believed to be unnecessary safety concerns. Years after sales began, Mosher

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 8th 2019

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 8th 2019

PORTLAND — In Oregon, having a pinot gris or a potent indica delivered to your door is as simple as a few taps on the iPhone. But try to get a bottle of Irish whiskey

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 4th 2019

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers may tighten restrictions on the state’s organ transplant centers to ensure they don’t discriminate against patients based on marijuana use. House Bill 2687, sponsored by Rep. Rob Nosse, D-Portland, would

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 4th 2019

America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers. There’s just one problem: It’s hard to advertise your product when the federal government considers you a drug dealer.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 30th 2019

The joint you smoked last night won’t give you schizophrenia. It also won’t make you assault your neighbor. You might not know that after reading a recent New Yorker article that draws connection between marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 11th 2019

Pot for pets? It may be the next step in the ever-evolving legitimization of medicinal marijuana, and a trio of South Florida companies are competing to become the Blue Apron of cannabis oils for pets.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 9th 2019

LONGVIEW — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday he will offer pardons to people convicted of minor marijuana possession between 1998 and 2012. But those offenders may be better off under other alternatives available to

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