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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WOODLAND — After much ado, Woodland will allow businesses that grow recreational marijuana after all, barring any more unforeseen obstacles. The vote was 5-2 on Monday night to tweak a city ordinance that doesn’t allow

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

TACOMA -€” Bonney Lake’s ban on recreational marijuana businesses has spurred two lawsuits, filed in Pierce County Superior Court recently, that seek to overturn the city ordinance adopted early this year. One complaint claims the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

On a sunny afternoon in Vancouver, a former bank software expert, a temp, a nurse and a restaurant worker kept their hands busy as they chatted about why they left their old jobs and decided

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER -€” Alarmed by a rash of explosions and injuries caused when amateurs make hash oil, lawmakers in Colorado and Washington are considering spelling out what’s allowed when it comes to making the concentrated marijuana

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — The Senate has passed a bill that removes the excise tax on producers and processors of recreational marijuana and instead imposes the tax only on retail sales. Senate Bill 6062 passed on a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The top law enforcement officials in Colorado and Washington are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from states that seek to strike down Colorado laws that legalize recreational marijuana use. Oklahoma and

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

PORTLAND — The official hired to lead Oregon’s preparations to regulate recreational marijuana said Thursday that he has been fired. Tom Burns confirmed his termination in an interview, The Oregonian reported. Burns oversaw the rollout

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

La Center municipal officials have banned recreational marijuana, but the prohibition won’t apply to their newest neighbor, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. The tribe recently secured a reservation near La Center, where it plans to build

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Washington’s unregulated medical marijuana market has repeatedly been described as the wild, wild West. Well, the gunslinging has started. One activist Photoshopped a portrait of Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, a key lawmaker pushing the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers have proposed a bill that would allow anyone 21 years old or older to grow as many as six marijuana plants at home. The bill was proposed Thursday by Sen. Jeanne

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