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The Columbian / Associated Press

The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Navigating the medical marijuana system remains difficult in Washington, even for those who want to use CBD, a non-psychoactive component of the plant. Jim and Cindy Lightheart of Vancouver first learned that their daughter, Courtney,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — Washington high school students who participated in a statewide survey say marijuana is easy to get and they do not perceive any risk from smoking pot once or twice. State health officials say

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — A study shows that many people are apparently still not clear on the specifics of Washington’s new law that legalizes marijuana. University of Washington research, published recently in Substance Use & Misuse, found

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Clark County’s pot shops sold more than $2 million worth of marijuana in February. New Vansterdam and Main Street Marijuana remain two of the top three stores in the state for sales and were responsible

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — As legislators worked this week to blend the state’s recreational and medical marijuana laws, Spokane Valley officials asked them to consider one more wrinkle in the rapidly changing marketplace: pot lounges. The Members

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

With the world’s second-largest monolith nearby and some of the best windsurfing conditions in the country, North Bonneville has long been a popular playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Just west of the Bridge of the Gods,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Love it or hate it, there’s no denying that Main Street Marijuana has drawn more visitors — and more traffic — to Uptown Village. Some businesses say they’re happy to see the pot shop’s success,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE — With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington’s House of Representatives is preparing its version of a pot-market overhaul. A bill sponsored by Rep. Reuven Carlyle aims to make

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

BOISE, Idaho — Ten-year-old Alexis Carey has a rare but intractable form of epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome. The genetic disease causes severe and multiple seizures, which often leave parents guessing if the terror of watching their

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Republican Sen. Ann Rivers of La Center is earning a reputation in Olympia as the lawmaker determined to tame the state’s great weed experiment she’s dubbed the “wild, wild West” of pot. One of her

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