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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Here’s a possible future issue: If Oregon legalizes marijuana possession, will consumers be able to buy pot in Washington and bring it back home to Portland legally? The answer is sort of a mixed bag,

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

A retail store has finally gone on the record with its plans to open on July 1 (or possibly July 8). Main Street Marijuana, which came in first in Vancouver’s retail lottery under the name

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New Vansterdam
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Update: I talked to somebody from New Vansterdam and they told me they’ll be willing to talk on the record soon. They do appear to be shooting for July. I’ll have more once they’re ready

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(Adam Stites is the founder of Mirth Provisions, a marijuana processor in Longview, WA.)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Guest Post by Adam Stites, Founder – Mirth Provisions in Longview, WA Marijuana is in the news again — and not in a particularly positive way. In New York Times’ columnist Maureen Dowd’s June 3rd

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

There’s a lot of gray area when it comes to Washington’s medical marijuana collectives. And it will be another year before they learn whether they’ll have to merge into the recreational economy. Farmer Tom Lauerman,

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

So the manager of the first retail pot store in Washington State announced he’ll be ready to open in Spokane on July 1. Here’s the story on The Columbian’s website about that: Marijuana retail store

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Mirth Provisions lineup
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

In the world of legalization, knowledge of marijuana buds and how to smoke them is fairly standard. In general, people have an idea of what they’re consuming and how much of it to take. And

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Brandon Brock, owner of Mary Jane's House of Glass at 212 N.E. 164th Avenue, poses for a portrait, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Brock won the lottery to license a pot store in Washougal. He says the moratorium and the availability of product are the two main challenges to starting up his business. (Steven Lane/The Columbian)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

I just read this piece from Al Jazeera America that looks into the legality of city and (one would assume) county bans on marijuana businesses. Since unicorporated Clark County has banned marijuana businesses and several

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Looks like the Clark County Commission has banned marijuana facilities – growers, processors and retail stores – in unincorporated parts of the county (see Tyler Graf’s story below). The ruling won’t affect the six stores

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Marijuana farmers may not be able to use federal water for their crops, but that likely won’t affect Clark County growers, the region’s only licensed grower said. Brian Stroh, owner of CannaMan Farms, Vancouver’s first

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