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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.

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Fresh-grown flower at CannaMan Farms, in Vancouver.
Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Wednesday marks the dawn of a new era in the Northwest recreational marijuana market. While possession becomes legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older that day, a bill ushering in a number of sweeping

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Marijuana clone plants (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated PressUncategorized

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

In case you missed the big news over the weekend, the Legislature passed a bill that will make a number of sweeping changes in Washington’s recreational marijuana industry. For more, here’s a story from Rachel

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SALEM, Ore. — After months of negotiations and right before recreational pot becomes legal, Oregon House legislators passed a bill Wednesday setting up the state’s legal marijuana market. The measure creates regulations for medical and

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

YAKIMA — Yakima police have shut down a retail marijuana shop after it opened despite the city’s rule banning pot sales. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Happy Time owner Jaime Campos on Friday cited an

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — The federal government has agreed to pay for an analysis of sewer samples to determine levels of marijuana use in Washington state. The University of Puget Sound said Monday the National Institutes of

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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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