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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 20th 2016

States with medical marijuana laws have fewer traffic fatalities than those without, especially among younger drivers, a new study found. You would think crash rates might be higher, supposing that more drivers are, too —

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 19th 2016

  CHICAGO — U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest. Though the actual numbers are small, the trend raises concerns because of evidence linking the drug

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 13th 2016

TORONTO — Canada’s government said Tuesday it would study a federal task force’s recommendation that Canadians over 18 years old be allowed to buy marijuana for recreational purposes and would announce new laws in the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 12th 2016

It started with making marijuana products at home for herself and her husband. Then, she thought, “People might buy these.” The woman, who lives in Keizer, figured she could make money off a medical marijuana-filled,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 12th 2016

It started with making marijuana products at home for herself and her husband. Then, she thought, “People might buy these.” The woman, who lives in Keizer, figured she could make money off a medical marijuana-filled,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 4th 2016

BOSTON — Changing marijuana laws aren’t necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace. For now, many employers appear to be sticking with their drug testing and personal conduct policies, even in states where recreational

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 1st 2016

SALEM, Ore. — A new report argues that Oregon’s strict rules around pesticide testing are hurting the state’s fledgling recreational marijuana industry. The Statesman Journal reports that the report issued Wednesday says some businesses are

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 30th 2016

In an “exit interview” with Rolling Stone magazine, President Barack Obama said that marijuana use should be treated as a public health issue similar to tobacco or alcohol and called the current patchwork of state

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 29th 2016

More than two years since legal recreational marijuana sales started, Washington pot businesses have seen more than $1.48 billion in total sales, raising more than $350 million in excise taxes, according to the state. But

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: November 24th 2016

BEND, Ore. — State agencies are reminding marijuana producers to limit their use of pesticides in the wake of two recent public health alerts. The Bend Bulletin reported that a letter from three state agencies warns

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