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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

La Center municipal officials have banned recreational marijuana, but the prohibition won’t apply to their newest neighbor, the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. The tribe recently secured a reservation near La Center, where it plans to build

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Washington’s unregulated medical marijuana market has repeatedly been described as the wild, wild West. Well, the gunslinging has started. One activist Photoshopped a portrait of Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, a key lawmaker pushing the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers have proposed a bill that would allow anyone 21 years old or older to grow as many as six marijuana plants at home. The bill was proposed Thursday by Sen. Jeanne

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SEATTLE – Let’s say your dog has seizures or chronic pain from arthritis. Living in pot-friendly Washington state, you figure he might benefit from medical cannabis. So you look around and find a handful of

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Anyone hoping to open a recreational marijuana business in Woodland this winter will have to hold their horses a little longer. The Woodland City Council looked poised to finally open its doors to pot growing

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

PORT ORANGE, Fla. — Authorities say several students at a central Florida high school were sickened after they ate brownies laced with hash oil. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

This week, the Woodland City Council hopes to finally ease a monthslong headache over a contradiction in the city’s recreational marijuana laws. Late last year, the council voted 5-1 to open a portion of the

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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

Critics of medical marijuana often note that most of the people using the system aren’t actually sick — they’re just using it as a way to get cheap, untaxed pot. And the critics aren’t entirely

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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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