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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

SEATTLE — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’s disappointed with a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the state’s efforts to regulate marijuana. In a letter dated July 24 , Sessions pointed out to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 4th 2017

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions has warned of a crackdown on marijuana. But documents obtained by The Associated Press show he’s getting no fresh avenues from a special task force formed to find the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: August 1st 2017

SPOKANE — Perhaps the Dude was onto something. Scientists at Washington State University have found evidence that regular marijuana users stay more relaxed in stressful situations. The study found that daily cannabis users were significantly

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 31st 2017

MIAMI — Bari Gold was never one for tutus. When she was 4, Roberta Gold gave in to her daughter’s competitive spirit and enrolled her in a local soccer program. While the rest of the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 31st 2017

The most rigorous study yet of the effects of marijuana legalization has identified a disturbing result: College students with access to recreational cannabis on average earn worse grades and fail classes at a higher rate.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 28th 2017

One year into the merged medical and recreational marijuana market, the reviews are mixed. State officials say the new medical system has been a positive step. Store owners say the new setup hasn’t been effective.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 23rd 2017

YAKIMA — Five years after Washington voters legalized recreational marijuana, uncertainty continues in cities and counties across the state over how to regulate pot businesses — or whether to allow them at all. For example,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 22nd 2017

Vancouver Assistant Police Chief Mike Lester once used to enforce the laws against marijuana, but now his paycheck is partially funded by it. “It’s a little ironic at times,” Lester said. “That’s just the way

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 22nd 2017

Anne Wolff has lived in her home in Woodland for about nine years, and starting in February, she noticed some unusual activity by her new neighbors. She saw equipment, such as wire, irrigation and lights,

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