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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON – Businesses selling marijuana in states where it is legal just got some reassurance from Congress that they don’t have to worry about a federal crackdown anytime soon. The spending bill that will keep

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — When the Yakama Nation announced in 2013 that it had no interest in selling pot, its chairman said the tribe had “a long and unpleasant history with marijuana, just as we have had

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Jim Mullin, owner of a trio of marijuana dispensaries in Clark County, said his staff and customers compare April 20 to Christmas. “Everybody comes in. Some of the people maybe just consume (marijuana) once a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Thursday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Thursday marks marijuana culture’s high holiday, 4/20, when college students gather — at 4:20 p.m. — in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky agriculture officials say they’re burning a fraction of the hemp crop being grown for commercial purposes because it contains a higher level of a psychoactive compound than is legally allowed. Brent

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Washington state regulators have begun accepting bids for a new seed-to-sale tracking system to keep tabs on marijuana commerce, a deal with an initial value of about $3 million. The competition likely will

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Canada is set to detail its plans for legalized recreational marijuana, with the industry expecting a rush of mergers as companies seek a national footprint amid a patchwork of different rules in each province. Prime

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

KINGSTON — Officials say a Washington Native American tribe is in talks with the state about beginning marijuana sales on their land. The Kitsap Sun reports Port Gamble S’Klallam Chairman Jeromy Sullivan said they are

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Governors from the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana are asking the Trump administration to let the pot experiments continue. The governors of Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington say that marijuana legalization

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