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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

COLVILLE — A northeastern Washington man at the center of a nationally watched medical marijuana case has died of pancreatic cancer, six months after the federal government dropped charges against him. Larry Harvey was 71.

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

With the sun rising and roosters crowing, Josh Miller rolls out of a bed tucked in a greenhouse full of lush marijuana plants and lights up a joint. That’s how the Seattle attorney starts his

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

After initially stating that Washington’s marijuana sales dropped for the first time in July, the state released corrected figures Friday showing a significant increase for the month instead of a sales drop. It turns out

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

SPOKANE — Spokane County’s busiest marijuana store has been robbed in what law enforcement officers are calling a “takeover-style” crime. The store is called Greenlight and is located in the suburb of Millwood. It routinely

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

DENVER — A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system. A pair of lawsuits filed

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

ALBANY, Ore. — A man making butane honey oil out of marijuana has been hospitalized and cited by police after the gas caused an explosion in his Albany garage. The Albany Democrat-Herald reports that 37-year-old

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Olympia — Despite legalization of marijuana in Washington state, Olympia Hempfest still embraces some of its rebellious roots. The two-day celebration of cannabis culture kicked off Saturday with plenty of live music, pipes, clothing and

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

NEW YORK — Soon after Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, Todd Mitchem’s son proposed using the plant for a horticulture project at his Montessori school in Denver. School officials said no way, despite support from dad,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

PORTLAND — An Oregon television anchor has turned into a marijuana activist after being fired for testing positive for the drug. Cyd Maurer, a morning weekend anchor at Eugene’s ABC affiliate KEZI-TV, said she was

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Cannabis Chronicles BlogFeaturedThe Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: May 24th 2017

Changes to the state’s medical marijuana program — part of an overhaul of the system recently approved by lawmakers — take effect Friday. The state’s Liquor Control Board is now the Liquor and Cannabis Board.

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