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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 1st 2019

PORTLAND — Portland-based Cura Cannabis sold Wednesday for $949 million in an all-stock transaction, one of the biggest deals ever for a company operating in the legalized marijuana business. Cura sells its cannabis oils on

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 20th 2019

LOS ANGELES — Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that was all about getting stoned now is so mainstream Corporate America is starting to

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 20th 2019

High End Market Place, a medical and recreational cannabis dispensary in Vancouver’s Uptown neighborhood, has become the first marijuana establishment in the county to be certified under Clark County’s Green Business program. The announcement comes

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: April 14th 2019

LAS VEGAS — Nevada faces complaints about secrecy in awarding licenses to sell marijuana in the state’s booming legal marketplace, boiling over into lawsuits and legislation that appear poised to pry open the process. Several

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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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