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Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

July 19, 2019, 6:04am Business

Recent customers at Main Street Marijuana in Vancouver’s Uptown Village neighborhood have likely noticed a new set of signs prominently displayed in some of the store’s display cases. They’re hard to miss: a giant red OK logo on a black background. Read story

Clark County Council votes to lift marijuana ban

July 2, 2019, 9:34pm Clark County News

The Clark County Council voted 3-2 to lift its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas of the county at its Tuesday evening meeting. Recreational sales can begin in unincorporated areas of Clark County as early as Jan. 1, 2020. Read story

How to join boom in cannabis business

July 1, 2019, 6:05am Business

Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4 billion in the United States in 2018, and the number of “plant-touching” jobs is expected to pass 500,000 by 2022, according to New Frontier Data, a cannabis market research and data analysis firm. Read story

Clark County continues to eye pot-law changes

June 27, 2019, 5:59am Clark County News

Sticky’s Pot Shop, which unsuccessfully defied the county’s ban on recreational cannabis, will reopen in its Hazel Dell location should the Clark County Council vote to reverse the prohibition. Read story

In states with legal cannabis, teen use triggers concerns

June 22, 2019, 10:18pm Northwest

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 sales. Read story

Communities put faith in pot

June 22, 2019, 6:02am Churches & Religion

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 she can’t recall a minute of it. Read story

California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

June 21, 2019, 12:26pm Nation & World

LOS ANGELES — Marijuana shoppers are going to be getting a message from California regulators: Go legal. Read story

Driving while high: Marijuana users twice as likely to crash, AAA study finds

June 21, 2019, 10:15am Health

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. Read story

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

June 20, 2019, 4:41pm Latest News

WASHINGTON — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Read story

Marijuana use doubles in U.S. pregnant women

June 18, 2019, 9:06pm Health

CHICAGO — Pot use in pregnancy has doubled among U.S. women and is most common during the first trimester, government research shows. Read story