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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 31st 2017

Some states that have legalized marijuana are encouraging minorities to enter the growing cannabis industry after years of drug enforcement that had a disproportionate effect on black and Hispanic communities. A look at some of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 29th 2017

WASHINGTON — If a whiff of uneasiness hung over the trade show that drew thousands of marijuana entrepreneurs here this month, it wasn’t because they were just around the corner from a White House that

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 27th 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Bill and Barbara Steele moved to this sleepy corner of Oregon to start their own winery after successful, high-powered business careers. Now, more than a decade later and with award-winning wine to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

NEW YORK — A new marijuana study joins a limited record of scientific knowledge about the harms and benefits of pot. The research published Wednesday is the first rigorous test of a marijuana compound in

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Workers at McLane drive forklifts and load hefty boxes into trucks. The grocery supplier, which runs a warehouse in Colorado, needs people who will stay alert — but prospective hires keep failing drug screens. “Some

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

TORONTO — The most controversial thing about Canada’s move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The following have applied to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board: Shelby E. Piersol and Leigh J. Piersol, for a license to sell beer and wine at A Beer at a Time Tap Room,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The following have applied to the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board: Shelby E. Piersol and Leigh J. Piersol, for a license to sell beer and wine at A Beer at a Time Tap Room,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SAN FRANCISCO — Michael Fasman’s 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn’t want to give her painkillers because “they just knock her out.” So the San

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — Canada’s likely move to completely legalize marijuana next year promises to produce immediate spillover effects in the United States, starting with increased confusion at the U.S.-Canadian border. “I’m expecting my business to boom,”

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