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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 22nd 2019

DENVER — The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana are starting to grapple with teenagers’ growing use of highly potent pot, even as both boost the industry and reap huge tax windfalls from its

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 22nd 2019

PHILADELPHIA — On June 2, at a Philadelphia synagogue, Karen Michaels attended a conference about cannabis and various religions’ views on it. She knows she was there because she has the notes she wrote. But

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 21st 2019

LOS ANGELES — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal. Aiming to slow illegal pot sales that are undercutting the nation’s largest licensed market, California is kicking off

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 21st 2019

Nearly 15 million people report driving while high on pot, making them twice as likely to be involved in a crash, a new AAA study has found. The study also showed more drivers view texting

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 20th 2019

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough for advocates of legalizing pot,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 18th 2019

CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Overall, 7 percent of pregnant women, or 1 in 14, said they used

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 6th 2019

EATONVILLE — Authorities say one person was shot in the leg after two people broke into a Washington state home containing an illegal marijuana growing operation. KOMO-TV reports two masked people barged into the Eatonville

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 4th 2019

Spokane — A Washington State University researcher and a Spokane budtender have at least one thing in common: They want more cannabis research. Mark Lange, WSU professor with the Institute of Biological Chemistry, published research

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: June 2nd 2019

Heading out of town? Now your cannabis can come along, too. In an update to its website’s “What Can I Bring?” section, the Travel Security Administration clarified that Food and Drug Administration-approved hemp products like

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 31st 2019

SILVER SPRING, Md. — CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status . Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements.

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