Tag Archives: Marijuana

Oregon’s Marijuana’s Startup Economy Booms While Medical Cannabis Research Remains Elusive

Imagine you’re starting your own marijuana farm. First you get land and water rights. Then you’ve got to find the right strain of cannabis. That can involve as much luck as science. Source: Oregon’s Marijuana’s Startup Economy Booms While Medical Cannabis Research Remains Elusive . News | OPB

How Oregon Incorporates New Medical Marijuana Science Findings

Last year, the Oregon Legislature assembled a task force to look into creating a cannabis research institute. The facility would have been similar to ones in California and Colorado. Source: How Oregon Incorporates New Medical Marijuana Science Findings . News | OPB

House approves tighter tracking for medical marijuana

The legislation, already passed by the Senate, follows concerns about a federal crackdown. The Oregon House of Representatives on Monday, May 22, passed a bill 51-to-7 that requires medical marijuana to undergo the same tight-looped tracking as the recreational product. Source: Oregon Local News – House approves tighter tracking for medical marijuana

Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase

Nicole Shaffer is a 25-year-old store receptionist. She’s been using medicinal pot for four years now. But last month, Shaffer let her official Oregon medical marijuana card lapse. She said the annual $200 cost isn’t worth the savings she makes on medical versus recreational marijuana. Source: Medical Marijuana Sales In Oregon Plummeting As Recreational Sales Increase […]
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In Oregon, There Are Strict Limits On Medical Claims For Marijuana

Tap “Health Benefits of Cannabis” into your search engine and you’re likely to see dozens of uses, including treating autism, regulating diabetes and slowing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Source: In Oregon, There Are Strict Limits On Medical Claims For Marijuana . News | OPB

$80 Million Invested In Oregon Marijuana Start-Ups Over Last Six Months

When Oregon voters approved medical marijuana almost two decades ago, supporters assumed there’d be more research into it’s health benefits. Source: $80 Million Invested In Oregon Marijuana Start-Ups Over Last Six Months | Northwest Public Radio

Deschutes County at center of battle over marijuana

County’s land-use regulations called into question in Salem Two and a half years after Measure 91 legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon, battles over how, when and where plant owners can grow and produce the crop in local municipalities are just starting to surface. As a new wave of legislation passes through Salem, Deschutes County has […]
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Evergreen state first to certify ‘organic’ pot

Washington will be the first state to certify organically grown marijuana Washington tops the country in many organic crops such as apples and pears, and may soon lead the nation in government-sanctioned organic marijuana, too. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation this week to make the Evergreen state the first to recognize organic pot. Source: Capital […]
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Oregon’s pot tourism industry off to a slow start

Tucked away on the edge of Forest Park, Margie Rikert operates a quiet bed and breakfast from her home in Northwest Portland. She’s one of a just a few homes listed on the website KushTourism.com that markets itself as being pot-friendly to tourists. Source: Oregon’s pot tourism industry off to a slow start | KATU

Oregon Health Forum Examines Unintended Health Consequences of Cannabis Legalization

Dr. Elizabeth Stuyt, a leading researcher on the link between opiod use and marijuana will travel from Colorado to speak at the event. Source: Oregon Health Forum Examines Unintended Health Consequences of Cannabis Legalization | The Lund Report