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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Just as Portland’s medical dispensaries gear up to begin selling recreational marijuana in October, a new grower has taken root right here in Vancouver. Cannanbis Cowboys, a Tier 2 recreational marijuana producer, is likely

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Nogales, Ariz. — Maya Donnelly awoke to what sounded like thunder in the early morning hours, but dismissed it as a typical monsoon storm and went back to sleep. Later that morning, she looked in

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

  Washington state officials will accept applications for new pot shops starting next month. On Wednesday, the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board voted to begin aligning the state’s recreational and medical marijuana systems, a necessary

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — The state on Wednesday began the process of aligning the medical marijuana market with the existing recreational market for cannabis. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board’s actions are the result of new

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

ASOTIN — A prosecutor in Washington’s southeastern corner is reducing felony marijuana charges he filed against three teenagers because his office misinterpreted recent changes in state law. The teens, ages 14, 15 and 17, were

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

LEWISTON, Idaho — A prosecutor in Southeastern Washington has charged three teens with felonies for marijuana possession, saying a new law demands the higher level of offense. The Lewiston Tribune in Idaho reported that the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SUQUAMISH — North Kitsap may be getting the state’s first tribe-owned pot shop. The Kitsap Sun reports the state Liquor and Cannabis Board decided Monday to approve a compact that says the Suquamish Tribe can

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

NEW YORK — New York law enforcement officials have announced a crackdown on synthetic marijuana use, saying it has become a health crisis of near epidemic proportions nationwide. At a news conference Wednesday, officials announced

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

BELLINGHAM — The county of Klickitat is first in the state for per-capita recreational pot sales. The Bellingham Herald reports the most recent study by the Washington State Institute for Public Policy says sales reached

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Washington state officials are in the midst of creating a voluntary medical marijuana registry for patients. On Thursday, officials from the state’s Department of Health listened as about a dozen Southwest Washington residents expressed concerns

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