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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The owner of one of Vancouver’s highest-grossing marijuana stores envisions a future where the Southwest Washington-Portland region is “the Napa Valley for marijuana.” “It’s not Oregon versus Washington,” said Ramsey Hamide, the owner of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Two marijuana users in Colorado have filed suit against a pot grower they say used an unhealthy pesticide on the weed they later bought. The lawsuit filed Monday in Denver is thought to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

With Voodoo doughnuts in hand, some Portlanders got their first taste of legal, recreational, purchased-in-Oregon weed early Thursday morning. With cheaper taxes, legal home grow and a regulated medical marijuana system, some in the Washington

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The presence of recreational marijuana stores in Vancouver and Battle Ground is finally paying off for the two cities, which received their first cut of marijuana excise tax revenue from the state this week.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

PORTLAND — Oregon marijuana stores have begun sales to recreational users, marking a big day for the budding pot industry in the state and elsewhere in the nation. Some of the more than 250

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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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