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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 13th 2019

OLYMPIA — A proposal to allow parents to administer limited forms of marijuana to their children on school property has passed the state Senate, along with a proposal for new marijuana testing rules. Both Democratic

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 5th 2019

SALEM, Ore. — It may seem like a pipe dream now, but Oregon lawmakers are anticipating the federal government legalizing, or at least tolerating, the interstate transfer of marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee moved forward

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 5th 2019

LOS ANGELES — California has entered a potentially landmark legal fight against some of its own cities over one of the most basic questions in the nation’s largest legal marijuana market: Where can you buy

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 3rd 2019

Marijuana is a gateway drug that’s associated with violent crime. But kids in Washington aren’t using the drug at higher rates since it was legalized and it has no conclusive link to mental illness. Those

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 2nd 2019

SEATTLE — When Washington and Colorado launched their pioneering marijuana industries in the face of U.S. government prohibition, they imposed strict rules in hopes of keeping the U.S. Justice Department at bay. Businesses would need

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 2nd 2019

NEW YORK — U.S. regulators are planning a public hearing to collect more information on CBD in cosmetics, foods and other products as the cannabis compound spreads in popularity. CBD comes from marijuana or hemp

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 1st 2019

It’s probably not a good idea — and it can’t be great for productivity — but that’s not stopping a lot of Washingtonians from doing it. I’m talking about getting high at work. One in

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: March 29th 2019

PORTLAND — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBD, a compound in hemp that many see as a

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: March 26th 2019

When Washington voters passed a ballot initiative in 2012 legalizing recreational cannabis, they did so with the understanding it would be tightly regulated. But Ty Camp, who runs a Sifton-based cannabis farm, wonders if the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: March 15th 2019

Emerald Enterprises, the owner of now-closed Sticky’s Pot Shop, has reached an agreement to pay fines stemming from defying Clark County’s ban on recreational marijuana retailing in unincorporated parts of the county. Sticky’s owner John

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