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In this Wednesday, June 17, 2015 photo, Frank Conrad, head of pot-testing lab Colorado Green Lab, charts potency levels of marijuana while his co-worker, Cindy Blair, works behind, at the lab in Denver. In states that regulate marijuana, officials are just starting to draft rules governing safe levels of chemicals. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Microscopic bugs and mildew can destroy a marijuana operation faster than any police raid. And because the crop has been illegal for so long, neither growers nor scientists have any reliable research to

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Election Oregon Marijuana
The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — A new state law bans open containers of marijuana in vehicles starting Sept. 26. The News Tribune says the new law means loose joints, open bags of bud or partially consumed packages of

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — A second police study of marijuana-use tickets in Seattle has found that men and blacks are most likely to be ticketed. The results were similar to the first study after pot was legalized

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WASHINGTON — For the first time, the District of Columbia State Fair will include a marijuana growing contest. Possession of small amounts of marijuana was legalized in the District earlier this year. People are permitted

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Public health officials in Washington say they’re increasingly concerned about children accidentally ingesting marijuana. The Washington Poison Center says that in the first half of this year, it received 32 calls about children

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Main Street Marijuana on a busy Wednesday evening when possession became legal in Oregon, July 1, 2015.
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

In a challenging first year for Washington’s groundbreaking recreational marijuana industry, two booming Vancouver pot shops have come out on top, selling more product than any other retailers in the state. This weekend marks the

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Ramsey Hamide, owner of the Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver shown Friday December 26, 2014, about half a year after the store opened.
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

June turned out to be another record-breaking month for Washington’s recreational pot industry, and Main Street Marijuana reigned supreme, making more than $1.76 million worth of sales. The small store in Vancouver’s Uptown Village surpassed

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Fifteen unlicensed King County marijuana shops are on notice that they are violating the law. The King County prosecutor and sheriff announced on Wednesday that they are cracking down on these stores after

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A warrant is served at the home of Adam Alexander, owner of Grow Systems Northwest, onThursday. Alexander made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of 14 counts of possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, three counts of manufacturing marijuana and money laundering. (Steven Lane/The Columbian)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

A Vancouver man accused of running an illegal marijuana business made a first appearance Monday in Clark County Superior Court. Adam L. Alexander, 31, faces allegations of 14 counts of possession of marijuana with the

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Marijuana plants grow in January in a facility in Arlington. Washington launched its legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. A year later, the state has about 160 shops open, tax revenues

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