OR: Seniors Invited To Information Session About Marijuana Benefits And Liabilities

Would you like to learn about marijuana and its medicinal/recreational uses? The Neport 60+ Activity Center has assembled a panel of experts to answer your questions. Please join us on Monday, October 24 at the Center for Health Education, 740 S.W. 9th Street in Newport. There will be two FREE sessions available to the public: […]

Oregon October 1st Compliance Deadline: What You Need to Know

Oregon cannabis regulators began enforcing new rules over the weekend when the October 1st compliance deadline passed. Compared to the relatively cut-and-dried new Colorado regulations, the Oregon cannabis market faces more complex and changing regulatory compliance issues. The new rules in Oregon address changes to testing, packaging and labeling regulations along with concentration and serving […]

Marijuana businesses push back against Oct. 1 changes

In this Feb. 17, 2016 photo, plants grow at the home of Jeremy Nickle, in his backyard in Honolulu, Hawaii. Nickel, who owns Hawaiian Holy Smokes and is applying for a dispensary, grows a variety of strains and has a medical marijuana card. Those wanting to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii face unique obstacles […]

OR: Saco Restricts Where Medical Marijuana Can Be Grown

The Saco City Council has approved an ordinance that restricts where medical marijuana caregivers can grow pot. The small-scale marijuana growers, known under state law as caregivers, must either grow in their homes or in two of the city’s industrial zones. Zoning rules adopted Monday night apply to suppliers who are registered with the state, […]

Oregon Cannabis Industry Facing Regulatory Uncertainty

New Challengs Face Oregon Cannabis Industry. By Cynthia Salarizadeh The Oregon Cannabis Industry is facing both double regulations, and regulatory Uncertainty. While seed-to-sale regulations are becoming the accepted norm in all states which have decriminalized cannabis, the situation in Oregon presents new challenges for industry dispensaries and growers. That’s because Oregon is regulated by two separate […]

US OR: Seeing Green

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n593/a02.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Mon, 29 Aug 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 The Mail TribuneContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Note: Only prints LTEs from within it’s circulation area, 200 word count limitAuthor: Shaun Hall, Grants Pass Daily Courier SEEING GREEN Williams Farm With Elaborate Greenhouse Operation Underscores Huge Growth in Local Marijuana Industry WILLIAMS – […]

US OR: Fair Generates Buzz With 1st Legal Pot Display in U.S.

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n590/a01.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sun, 28 Aug 2016Source: Oneida Daily Dispatch (NY)Copyright: 2016 Associated PressContact: Website: http://www.oneidadispatch.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/4546Author: Gillian Flaccuss, Associated Press FAIR GENERATES BUZZ WITH 1ST LEGAL POT DISPLAY IN U.S. SALEM, ORE.  ( AP ) – Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the […]

US OR: Oregon Pot Tax Brings In $25.5 Million

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n578/a09.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Wed, 24 Aug 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 The Mail TribuneContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Note: Only prints LTEs from within it’s circulation area, 200 word count limitAuthor: Hannah Golden, Mail Tribune Recreational Marijuana OREGON POT TAX BRINGS IN $25.5 MILLION Collections Are Exceeding Projections Pot smokers are paying even more […]

US OR: Pot At State Fair, 1st For US

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n571/a06.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sun, 21 Aug 2016Source: Garden Island (Lihue, HI)Copyright: 2016 Associated PressContact: Website: http://thegardenisland.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/964 POT AT STATE FAIR, 1ST FOR US SALEM, Ore.  ( AP ) – Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting […]

US OR: Column: Weed Fraud At A Portland Dispensary

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n563/a09.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Thu, 18 Aug 2016Source: Portland Mercury (OR)Column: Ask a Pot LawyerCopyright: 2016 The Portland MercuryContact: Website: http://www.portlandmercury.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/1174Author: Vince Sliwoski WEED FRAUD AT A PORTLAND DISPENSARY Of Pot, Felons, and Duped Canadians TELL ME about the weed fraud case! WEED, FELONS, forgeries, lawsuits, California swindlers, and duped Canadian backers-the weed fraud […]

US OR: Column: Weed Reads

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n563/a08.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Thu, 18 Aug 2016Source: Portland Mercury (OR)Column: CannabuzzCopyright: 2016 The Portland MercuryContact: Website: http://www.portlandmercury.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/1174Author: Josh Jardine WEED READS What to Read Before-and After-You Get High HELLO THERE! Do you enjoy reading? How about reading about cannabis? I ask because if you’re reading this column ( or if it’s being read […]

OR: City Council Moves Forward With Zoning Restrictions For Medical Cannabis Growers

The Saco City Council gave initial approval Monday to code changes that would require medical marijuana caregivers to grow their product in industrial zoned areas unless they were cultivating the plants in their primary residence. The zoning changes, if approved with a second and final vote, would for the first time set restrictions on caregivers […]

US OR: Editorial: Congress and DEA Need to Make More Progress

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n562/a02.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sun, 14 Aug 2016Source: Bulletin, The (Bend, OR)Copyright: 2016 Western Communications Inc.Contact: Website: http://www.bendbulletin.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/62 CONGRESS AND DEA NEED TO MAKE MORE PROGRESS ON WEED The federal Drug Enforcement Administration delivered recently good news and bad to the nation’s growing marijuana industry.  It will not remove weed, which is legal for […]

US OR: Best Pot Plants? Inaugural Fair to Weed Out Entries in

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n550/a02.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sun, 14 Aug 2016Source: Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)Copyright: 2016 Sun-Sentinel CompanyContact: Website: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/159 BEST POT PLANTS? INAUGURAL FAIR TO WEED OUT ENTRIES IN OREGON SALEM, Ore.  – People flocked to Oregon’s firstever marijuana growers’ fair Saturday, where a competition for best pot plants will be held with the winning entries […]

US OR: First-Ever Marijuana Growers' Fair Opens

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n549/a05.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sun, 14 Aug 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 Associated PressContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Author: Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press FIRST-EVER MARIJUANA GROWERS’ FAIR OPENS SALEM ( AP ) – People flocked to Oregon’s first-ever marijuana growers’ fair on Saturday where a competition for best pot plants was being held, with the […]

US OR: Inaugural Cannabis Fair Being Set Up In Salem

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n546/a10.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sat, 13 Aug 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 Associated PressContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Note: Only prints LTEs from within it’s circulation area, 200 word count limitAuthor: Andrew Selsky, Associated Press Oregon Cannabis Growers’ Fair INAUGURAL CANNABIS FAIR BEING SET UP IN SALEM Winning Pot-Plant Entries Will Be Displayed at the […]

US OR: Column: How To Make 'So Damn Strong' Canna Cookies

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n539/a07.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Thu, 11 Aug 2016Source: Portland Mercury (OR)Column: CannabuzzCopyright: 2016 The Portland MercuryContact: Website: http://www.portlandmercury.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/1174Author: Josh Jardine HOW TO MAKE “SO DAMN STRONG” CANNA COOKIES You’re Welcome IN THE PAST, I’ve written about how long I’ve been making super-strong cannabis-infused cookies [Cannabuzz, June 24, 2015], and how their strength has resulted […]

OR: Is The Medical Marijuana Program Going Away?

What’s going on with the medical marijuana program? Is it going away? I think so, and I hope so, and I expect rowdy emails for saying so. After 18 years, the program has run its course. Going forward, I would like to see everything combined into one big casserole, with protections baked in for current […]

US OR: Grants Pass Will Ask Voters To Ban All Pot Commerce

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n526/a06.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Fri, 05 Aug 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 The Mail TribuneContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Note: Only prints LTEs from within it’s circulation area, 200 word count limitAuthor: Madeline Shannon, Grants Pass Daily Courier GRANTS PASS WILL ASK VOTERS TO BAN ALL POT COMMERCE Both Medical and Recreational Marijuana Commerce Would […]

US OR: Commissioners Get An Earful About Marijuana Grows

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n514/a05.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sat, 30 Jul 2016Source: Mail Tribune, The (Medford, OR)Copyright: 2016 The Mail TribuneContact: Website: http://www.mailtribune.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/642Note: Only prints LTEs from within it’s circulation area, 200 word count limitAuthor: Shaun Hall, Grants Pass Daily Courier Josephine County COMMISSIONERS GET AN EARFUL ABOUT MARIJUANA GROWS A public hearing Wednesday about a proposed tax […]

US OR: Pot Growers To Gather For First Cannabis Fair

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n515/a02.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Sat, 30 Jul 2016Source: Buffalo News (NY)Copyright: 2016 The Buffalo NewsContact: http://drugsense.org/url/GXIzebQLWebsite: http://www.buffalonews.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/61 POT GROWERS TO GATHER FOR FIRST CANNABIS FAIR PORTLAND, Ore.  – In two weeks, more than 100 of Oregon’s top niche horticulturists will gather to celebrate their craft at a fair considered the first of its kind, […]

US OR: Pot Goes To The Fair

URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v16/n511/a10.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htmVotes: 0Pubdate: Fri, 29 Jul 2016Source: Los Angeles Times (CA)Copyright: 2016 Los Angeles TimesContact: Website: http://www.latimes.com/Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/248Author: Rick Anderson POT GOES TO THE FAIR Marijuana Growers Will Compete for Blue Ribbons in Oregon, Another Indicator of Cannabis’ Booming Reputation As Cash Crop SEATTLE – To the list of breakthroughs in an ever-changing world […]