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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Tacoma — Fescue grass isn’t the only grass making news during the U.S. Open. Along with hats, caps, polo shirts and posters depicting Chambers Bay, U.S. Open golf fans are buying marijuana. “There’s definitely an

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

As Oregonians prepare to enter the new world of legal marijuana, the state wants folks to know a few things. With the slogan, “Educate Before You Recreate,” The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has launched a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — Since the 1970s, advocates of an aggressive drug war have maintained that any liberalization of drug laws would “send the wrong message” to kids and increase adolescent drug use. This claim has been

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. The state Supreme Court ruled 6-0 Monday that a medical marijuana patient who was fired after failing a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The selection of recreational marijuana in Southwest Washington grows wider this weekend with the opening of Vancouver’s sixth pot shop, GreenHead Cannabis. GreenHead opens its doors for the first time at 10 a.m. today along

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Dozens of government officials and researchers from a half-dozen U.S. states and a few countries that have legalized marijuana or are at least thinking about it are gathering in Washington this week for

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Oregon lawmakers are mulling over slapping a 20 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana. Whether that’s a huge mistake for a state famous for having no sales taxes, I’ll leave to you and the market

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

LAVEVIEW, Ore. — Oregon State Police say a Tennessee man carrying 61 pounds of marijuana in his car was arrested in southern Oregon. KPTV-TV reports that a trooper stopped a 2005 Subaru Legacy on Highway

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — Big changes are coming to the state Liquor Control Board, including a name change. The same law that will change the Liquor Control Board’s name July 24 to the “Liquor and Cannabis Board”

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FeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

With just about six weeks left to the one-year anniversary of recreational cannabis in Washington, a new sign of the normalization of that industry has appeared. Under the leadership of the labor union United Food

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