Medical marijuana growers in Oregon flying under radar

MEDFORD, Ore. — Only a handful of medical marijuana growers have applied for Jackson County permits to keep growing on rural residential land — even though growers without perm…

Oregon Hemp: New Rules Advance the Ball

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A few months ago, we wrote that Oregon was busy revitalizing its dormant industrial hemp program. After the passage of emergency House Bill 4060, that program looked good. Th…

Concentrates and Edibles Are Finally Going On Sale for Recreational Use in Oregon

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After finally making a decision when it comes to the potency of marijuana edibles , Oregon will finally be allowing adults 21 and older to purchase edibles and concentrates this summer. Since the early start program began in October of 2015, adults 21+ have been able to purchase up to a q

Reminder: Cannabis Industry Social With Tobias Read On Monday

tobias reed oregon treasurer marijuanaTo say that Oregon needs a cannabis friendly Oregon State treasurer is an understatement. Below is an event featuring candidate Tobias Reed, via Facebook. I believe his record speaks for itself:

Please join us for a social hour with Tobias Read!

Tobias has been a major asset in the Oregon House fo…

Join Tommy Chong (And Me!) At The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference In April

tommy chong oregon marijuana business conference ombcThe Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (formerly the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference) is coming back to Eugene, Oregon next month. I attended last year’s event in Eugene, and it was absolutely outstanding. The speakers were amazing, the vendors were great, and I made a lot of new fr…

Oregon: Very Important Medical Marijuana Rally This Week

" alt="oregon marijuana" width="300" height="300" /> This is going to be a very big week for the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP). There are some very serious changes being proposed, and there is going to be a lot of activity this session at the legislature. There is a rally this week. Pleas…

Oregon Marijuana: About 250 Pesticides Make the Cut

January 14th at 3:28pm

Oregon pesticides for cannabis. More rules.

We write a lot on this blog about rules promulgated by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (for the recreational market) and by the Oregon Health Authority (mostly for the medical program). There are, however, other state agencies involved with Oregon c…

Why The Senator Wyden Marijuana Community Fundraiser Is A Very Big Deal

My favorite political science professor in college would always say that the two most important things in politics are 1) money, and 2) money. In a perfect world it wouldn’t be that way, but when it comes to American politics that’s the way things are, and that will not change anytime soon (if eve…

Marijuana Economics – All Eyes Should Be On The Oregon/Washington Border

washington oregon marijuana pacific northwestThere are four states that have legalized recreational marijuana (and D.C.!) so far in America. Those of course are Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. Colorado was the first to allow recreational marijuana sales (January 2014), followed by Washington (July 2014), and then Oregon (limited sa…

Recreational Marijuana Sales Tax Begins Next Week In Oregon

Limited recreational marijuana sales began in Oregon on October 1. Since that time, customers have not had to pay any tax on recreational marijuana. That changes next week when a recreational marijuana sales tax goes into effect in Oregon. Per Oregon Live: Recreational marijuana consumers in Oregon…