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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 24th 2017

Local marijuana shops say they will take a wait-and-see approach after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently made allusions to a federal crackdown on legal pot. Ramsey Hamide, whose co-owned dispensary Main Street Marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 24th 2017

The cannabis industry was rattled Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said he expects the Department of Justice to increase enforcement of federal laws prohibiting recreational pot, even in states where it’s already

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 23rd 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration said on Thursday for the first time that it will crack down on marijuana sales in states that have approved recreational pot use. White House press secretary Sean Spicer

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 23rd 2017

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration said on Thursday for the first time that it will crack down on marijuana sales in states that have approved recreational pot use. White House press secretary Sean Spicer

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 21st 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch lawmakers on Tuesday voted in favor of tolerating the cultivation of cannabis, a move that could bring to an end a key paradox of the relaxed Dutch policy on marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 19th 2017

When recreational marijuana arrived in Washington, prices were still inflated by the black market. A gram of flower in 2014 could sell for $40. “Those days are gone,” said Jim Mullen, co-owner of a trio

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 16th 2017

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers looking to draw attention to pet issues have formed groups in favor of everything from auto care to zoos. Now, there’s a caucus for cannabis. Rep. Earl Bluemenauer said the move is

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 13th 2017

MEDFORD, Ore. — As legalized marijuana brings more business to Oregon, some communities are seeing a large amount of cash in the economy thanks to strict regulations keeping banks away from the businesses. The Mail

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 6th 2017

ABERDEEN — An Aberdeen schoolgirl plagued by a seizure disorder that’s proven untreatable by mainstream medication is one step closer to finding relief today with the State House of Representative’s Health Care and Wellness Committee’s

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 4th 2017

DENVER — North Carolina wants to know if marijuana could one day replace tobacco as a cash crop. Louisiana is wondering how pot holds up in high humidity. And Washington has questions about water supplies

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