(Anthony Johnson, chief petitioner, prepares to hand in signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State in late June.)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Peter Zuckerman of New Approach Oregon was nice enough to give us a guest post on what’s going on with legalization in Oregon. Here’s the scoop: By PETER ZUCKERMAN Press Secretary, New Approach Oregon As

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(Stroh, left, and Budz discuss opening day.)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

I finally got over to New Vansterdam this morning for a look at their setup. My impression? The interior looks great, streamlined and very well thought out. The storefront? Not so much, but that’s not

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(inspectors check paperwork at Main Street Marijuana)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Two stores in Vancouver have passed inspection from the Washington Liquor Control Board and could open as soon as July 8. Both Main Street Marijuana, at 2314 Main St. in uptown, and New Vansterdam, 6515

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(Ramsey Hamide setting up shop)
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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

The folks at Main Street Marijuana, 2314 Main St. in uptown, were nice enough to let me visit the store this week to see how things are shaping up. Everything’s still on schedule so far

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Vancouver medical marijuana grower Tom Lauerman, who goes by the handle Farmer Tom, had a lot of interesting tidbits to share with us when Columbian video guru Paul Suarez and I visited a few weeks

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud called me for a radio interview today on cannabis issues in Washington. The first stores should open on July 8. Here’s the link if anyone’s interested:

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There’s an interesting tidbit today in my story today about the first round of recreational marijuana stores opening on July 8. Brian Smith, communications director for the Washington State Liquor Control Board, told me that

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There are still a lot of issues coming to the fore as Vancouver marijuana retail stores set to open in the next few weeks. Supply, of course, is a major one. So far, Clark County

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PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Shane Wahl, head gardener at Vancouver’s CannaMan Farms, has been working nonstop for several weeks preparing for the company’s first harvest, which should happen soon. I paid a visit to him on Friday, June 27,

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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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