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Clark County Sheriff’s Office says no to cannabis revenue

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If the Clark County Council moves forward and lifts its ban on recreational cannabis businesses in unincorporated areas, it’s expected to generate hundreds of thousands of dollars in additional revenue from taxes on the drug. But the Clark County Sheriff’s Office wants none of it.

Federal legalization of hemp creating a quandary for police

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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 health aid.

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Words From Henry Rollins On Legalization – Mrs. Nice Guy

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For some reason or another, when I was a child and I’d see Henry Rollins on the tv, it’d scare the s**t out of me. I don’t know why this happened, it could’ve been that maybe at the time his music scared me? Who knows, but it’s a fact that’s true and it can’t be unchanged. Aside from knowing that Henry Rollins is a musician and former lead singer of Black Flag, and that he’s been in a few random (Jack and the Chase) and bad ass (Bad Boys II and Heat), I don’t know that much about him.

Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

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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.

Going green: States would get free hand under pot bill

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Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets without the threat of federal criminal intervention, the latest push in Congress to bolster the nation’s burgeoning pot industry.

Weed Porn: Tangie Dream – Mrs. Nice Guy

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This Tangie Dream Starter Kit is from Phantom Farms an Oregon Grower. I love the little kits they gave out at an event last year, I reviewed the Lemon Dream Starter Kit back in May. The kits are awesome, they have a vintage look to them and come with about a gram (maybe less), 2 matches and a rolling paper. Tangie Dream is a cross between Blue Dream and Tangie. Phantom Farms Tangie Dream. Share this post. Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn. About the author. Mrs. Nice Guy.

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The Weekend CBD Box – Mrs. Nice Guy

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Over the last five years or so curated boxes have become quite popular. They have boxes for gamers/comic lovers, people who love to snack, makeup/beauty enthusiasts, fitness enthusiasts, they even have curated boxes for your dog! Now that the recreational use of cannabis is legal in nine states (29 for medical use) there’s a new market to tap in the curated lifestyle box game.

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Win A Free Pass To The Advanced Screening Of Gringo – Mrs. Nice Guy

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There’s nothing better than getting high before a movie. Of course it depends on the strain, you want to be awake and focused, but when you find the right one that let’s you dive deep into a story it’s pretty magical. Luckily for my Portland/Vancouver and Seattle readers you have the chance to toke up (weed not provided) before an advanced screening of the movie Gringo. What’s Gringo ? The movie stars David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, Joel Edgerton, and Sharlto Copley.

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Women & Weed: Why Representation Matters – Mrs. Nice Guy

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The first time I smoked weed was probably in the 8th grade. After persistent begging, my older sister and her friend caved in and gave me my first few puffs. High School is when I became a regular toker, and I became used to being one of the very few chicks in the circle. Sure, I knew a handful of other girls who smoked, but we all ran in different crowds mostly smoked with groups of guys.

WTF Is A Twax & Can Medical/Rec Shops Sell Them? – Mrs. Nice Guy

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I’m sure you’ve all seen what a twaxed up joint looks like, right? For those who are like “WTF is a Twax?”…all all it means is that you’re adding concentrated cannabis in any form to your flower before smoking it. A simple way to twax a bowl or joint is to add kief to it, other ways to twax is to add concentrates like oil or shatter to the inside or outside of your bowl or joint. MassRoots has a great blog post on the many different ways you can become a member of the #TwaxGang. Love Twax porn?

WHAT IF WWE FINISHERS WERE ACTUAL STRAINS? – Mrs. Nice Guy

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Little known fact: A lot of wrestling fans are avid tokers. I grew up watching WWF/WWE, it was one of my favorite rituals to enjoy with my pops. Fast forward to me at age 33 and I still can’t get enough! There’s nothing I enjoy more than watching wrestling when I’m baked. After a nice session I’m always mesmerized by the athleticism the wrestlers possess and the HOLY S**T moments that always occur.

WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research

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SPOKANE — Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe’s outcomes prescribing medicinal marijuana to patients.

Oregon lawmakers move to prepare for interstate pot commerce

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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.

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

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America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers. There’s just one problem: It’s hard to advertise your product when the federal government considers you a drug dealer.

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Bill: Protect transplant patients who use marijuana

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SALEM, Ore. Oregon lawmakers may tighten restrictions on the state’s organ transplant centers to ensure they don’t discriminate against patients based on marijuana use. House Bill 2687, sponsored by Rep.

TSA says hemp products and CBD medications now cleared to fly

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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 certain CBD medications are now allowed in both carry-on and checked bags. The clarified language was quietly posted last week.

Clark County continues to eye pot-law changes

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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.

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Marijuana article strikes a nerve

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The joint you smoked last night won’t give you schizophrenia. It also won’t make you assault your neighbor. You might not know that after reading a recent New Yorker article that draws connection between marijuana use, schizophrenia and violent crimes in Washington.

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U.S. regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products

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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 plants but does not cause a high.

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Clark County council votes to lift marijuana ban

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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.

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How to join boom in cannabis business

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Marijuana is having a moment. Experts recently dubbed cannabis the fastest-growing industry in the U.S. Legal weed generated $10.4

California launches anti-illegal pot campaign

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

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House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

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

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Marijuana use doubles in U.S. pregnant women

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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 marijuana in the past month.

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U.S. holds CBD hearing as fans, sellers await legal clarity

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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. The U.S.

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Clark County Council eyes code changes for cannabis

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As the Clark County Council continues to reconsider its ban on recreational cannabis businesses, it’s turned its attention to where such companies would be allowed to set up as well as other land-use questions.

Nevada may be forced to reveal marijuana-license criteria

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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.

Clark County Council delves into marijuana

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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.

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Pioneering legal pot states aim to ease rules on industry

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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 to track plants and products with bar codes.

Sticky’s pot shop owner to pay county $112,500

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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.

State restrictions on cannabis packaging worry producers

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Since starting Fairwinds, a Vancouver-based cannabis company, in 2014, James and Wendy Hull said they’ve heard from customers who’ve praised their products for helping them with pain, anxiety and other ailments — even cancer.

The future of pot in Washington: State regulators talk marijuana ahead of 5-year anniversary of sales

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SPOKANE — Nearly five years on, regulators of Washington state’s legal marijuana industry say there’s more work to be done on keeping pot out of the hands of children and assisting growers facing falling revenues due to a glut of product. “We

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Main Street Marijuana near $100 million in sales

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Downtown Vancouver’s Main Street Marijuana has consistently held an unbeatable lead as the state’s highest-selling recreational cannabis store, and it’s quickly approaching a major milestone: passing $100 million in total lifetime sales. The store’s owners expect to cross the threshold on Jan.

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Oregon again sees huge 2018 marijuana harvest

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SALEM, Ore — For the second year in a row, Oregon cannabis farmers have harvested more than a million pounds of usable marijuana.

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Legal pot industry toasts banner year

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PORTLAND — The past year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S.

Oregon may look to export marijuana

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) AP) — Marijuana could take the next step toward joining pinot noir and craft beer on Oregon’s list of famous exports, under a proposal likely to go before state lawmakers in the new year.

Medical marijuana in schools, cannabis testing bills advance

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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 and Republican lawmakers described the school bill as aimed at students that need medical marijuana for relief from chronic illnesses. The bill would allow marijuana-infused products, but specifically bans smoking pot and products high in the psychoactive chemical THC.

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