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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Marijuana customers lined the block outside High End Market Place on Monday to kick off the cannabis-focused April 20 holiday known as 420. The store celebrated with a host of sales, speeches from members of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — Marijuana prices have dropped dramatically since stores opened last summer. The Seattle Times reports that the average gram of marijuana in the state’s system sells for about $12. That’s down from a $30

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DALLAS — Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make “the best on the market.” The

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(A farmer smokes hashish near the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Sept. 11, 2002. Many people in the region grow illegal cannabis to smoke or export. -MINDAUGAS KULBIS/Associated Press)
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

In honor of Clark County’s first legal celebration of 420 — the marijuana culture holiday that falls on April 20 — we thought we’d list some lesser-known facts about cannabis. The Columbian’s new Cannabis Chronicles

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

America has seen the future, and it is high. Fifty-eight percent of U.S. adults say recreational marijuana will be legal nationwide in the next 20 years, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll. That includes

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — The Washington Legislature on Tuesday approved an overhaul of the state’s medical marijuana market, sending to Gov. Jay Inslee a bill that seeks to eliminate unregulated dispensary sales now that the state’s recreational

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — The Washington state House moved forward Friday on an effort to reconcile the state’s medical and recreational marijuana industries. The chamber first passed a Senate measure addressing the medical side before moving on

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

PORTLAND — Two members of Oregon’s congressional delegation plan to introduce bills that would allow marijuana businesses operating in compliance with state law to take federal deductions on taxes like other small businesses. U.S. Sen.

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — A federal banking official took the unprecedented step Thursday of meeting with marijuana business owners. But Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George gave no indication that the industry is any closer to

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