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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 17th 2018

SEATTLE — State regulators have walked back a plan to crack down on certain cannabis-infused candies, instead issuing specific color and shape guidelines they say will prevent candies from being overly enticing to children. The

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 10th 2018

TACOMA — Members of the state Legislature, if you’re curious about what you can do for the local cannabis industry, the industry has some ideas. Vicki Christophersen, executive director and lobbyist for the Washington CannaBusiness

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 7th 2018

MEDFORD, Ore. — Marijuana legalization ignited years of debate in Medford, and a windfall of up to $600,000 annually in pot tax revenues has fanned the flames of controversy once again. “It’s really personal for

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 23rd 2018

PORTLAND — A group wants Oregon lawmakers to allow public places such as cafes where people can smoke legal pot. Current law says people can only smoke it in private. The New Revenue Coalition wants to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 20th 2018

LEICESTER, Mass. — People lined up in the rain Tuesday morning to be among the first customers at the first two legal pot shops on the U.S. East Coast, more than two years after Massachusetts

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 19th 2018

OLYMPIA — The Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board says it has issued the state’s first license to grow marijuana for research. Verda Bio Research in Seattle says it will be growing cannabis to conduct basic research

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 19th 2018

PORTLAND — Rampant overproduction in Oregon’s market for legal, recreational marijuana has produced a 50 percent drop in prices, according to state economists. That widely documented collapse has been tough on farmers and retailers —

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 16th 2018

Wholesale marijuana prices in Colorado have fallen by a third in just the past 12 months, continuing a price crash that began soon after the drug was legalized. Although this implies that some marijuana entrepreneurs

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 6th 2018

DETROIT — Michigan voters on Tuesday made their state the first in the Midwest to legalize recreational marijuana, passing a ballot measure that will allow people 21 or older to buy and use the drug

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 6th 2018

East Vancouver marijuana shop The Herbery has closed temporarily, the result of a state-imposed penalty following a routine sting operation earlier this year. The closure began Sunday and the store reopens 9 a.m. Nov. 14.

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