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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 4th 2018

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding an Obama-era policy that paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country, creating new confusion about enforcement and use just three days

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 1st 2018

LOS ANGELES — Customers hoping to be among the first in California to purchase marijuana legally lined up early Monday, as the arrival of the new year brought with it broad legalization of cannabis, two

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 1st 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is pairing with an Australian biopharmaceutical company in what some advocates say could be the first major effort in the United States to study the effects of medical marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 27th 2017

PINE VALLEY, Calif. — California legalizes marijuana for recreational use Monday, but that won’t stop federal agents from seizing the drug — even in tiny amounts — on busy freeways and backcountry highways. Marijuana possession

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 22nd 2017

PORTLAND, Maine — Peter Bernard’s Yuletide plans include dressing up in a tuxedo emblazoned with marijuana leaves, donning a green Santa hat and doling out cookie bars made with marijuana to his friends from a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 13th 2017

With nearby jurisdictions legalizing recreational cannabis and receiving tax money, Clark County has begun re-examining its policy banning marijuana businesses in unincorporated places such as Hazel Dell and Salmon Creek. Clark County has prohibited recreational

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 30th 2017

Washington lawmakers tasked the Liquor and Cannabis Board with making recommendations on allowing home growing of recreational pot. On Wednesday, the board put the decision back in the Legislature’s lap. The LCB recommended any of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 29th 2017

PORTLAND — The only person arrested in connection with an elaborate marijuana grow on a private farm along the Willamette River in Yamhill County was sentenced Tuesday to two years and three months in federal

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 24th 2017

Hashtag, a Seattle pot store, has an outside wall brightly decorated by the muralist known as Henry, the city’s most prolific painter of playful, slightly psychedelic scenes. A state Liquor and Cannabis Board officer slapped

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 14th 2017

PROSSER — Officials in a southeast Washington county will consider an emergency ordinance to ban new marijuana production and processing for six months. The Tri-City Herald reports Benton County commissioners will vote Tuesday on the

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