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The Columbian / Associated Press

The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 8th 2018

WASHINGTON — Eight years ago, Samantha Miller was earning six figures a year as a product developer for a LED lighting company in California when a high school friend called to ask a favor. Would

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 5th 2018

LOS ANGELES — A slight marijuana smell wafted out as a steady stream of customers walked into a warehouse, its doors and windows covered by bars. Suddenly, police swooped in. “Sheriff’s department! Search warrant!” a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: July 1st 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Recreational marijuana is now legal in Vermont, the ninth state to legalize it. Adults over age 21 will be able to possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana, two mature marijuana plants

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 28th 2018

SEATTLE — Washington officials say reports of pot poisoning among young children is on the rise across the state. KOMO-TV reports data from the Washington Poison Center shows that while cannabis exposures are up for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 25th 2018

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research into a drug that remains illegal under federal law, despite growing legalization for

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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 19th 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on

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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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