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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Under the blazing sun, uniformed and plain-clothed officers spent several hours Thursday carting off marijuana plants, money and equipment to grow the drug from a business on St. Johns Boulevard in Vancouver. The scene may

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Main Street Marijuana on a busy night as customers celebrate the first day of legal possession in Oregon on July 1.
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

When recreational marijuana possession became legal Wednesday in Oregon, Vancouver pot shops reaped the benefits, as Oregonians flocked across the border to get their fix. Vancouver’s six pot shops saw far more foot traffic than

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Marijuana plants waiting to be trimmed fill a backroom at CannaMan Farms on March 6, 2015. (Ariane Kunze/The Columbian)
Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

WILLIAMS, Ore. (AP) — Forty-two years after Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the state is taking its first steps along a road leading to state-licensed stores selling limited amounts

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — Washington state’s recreational marijuana law has a new tax structure under a measure signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee. The new law eliminates the current three-tier tax structure and replaces it

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul planned Tuesday to court donors from the new marijuana industry, making the Kentucky senator the first major-party presidential candidate to publicly seek support from the legal weed business.

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Fresh-grown flower at CannaMan Farms, in Vancouver.
Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Wednesday marks the dawn of a new era in the Northwest recreational marijuana market. While possession becomes legal in Oregon for adults 21 and older that day, a bill ushering in a number of sweeping

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Marijuana clone plants (Jeff Chiu/AP)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

In case you missed the big news over the weekend, the Legislature passed a bill that will make a number of sweeping changes in Washington’s recreational marijuana industry. For more, here’s a story from Rachel

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SALEM, Ore. — After months of negotiations and right before recreational pot becomes legal, Oregon House legislators passed a bill Wednesday setting up the state’s legal marijuana market. The measure creates regulations for medical and

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

CHICAGO — Medical marijuana has not been proven to work for many illnesses that state laws have approved it for, according to the first comprehensive analysis of research on its potential benefits. The strongest evidence

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

YAKIMA — Yakima police have shut down a retail marijuana shop after it opened despite the city’s rule banning pot sales. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Happy Time owner Jaime Campos on Friday cited an

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