Rep. Buehler to feds: Hands off Oregon marijuana

Oregon marijuana State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, in a prepared statement Friday said federal authorities need to back off any intent to tamper with legal Oregon marijuana. “I hope the new President and Attorney General keep their hands off Oregon’s marijuana law,” Buehler stated in a news release. “They should respect the will of the […]

Lawmakers consider consolidating marijuana regulation

marijuana regulation SALEM — State legislators are moving toward consolidating the state’s medical and recreational marijuana industries into one regulatory system. The co-chairwomen of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Regulation have dropped several bills that would move regulation of medical marijuana from the Oregon Health Authority to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the regulatory agency […]

Marijuana Delivery starts in Oregon

marijuana delivery   PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is rolling out another first in the recreational marijuana industry. Customers may now order pot from licensed retailers and have it delivered to their homes. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission had granted delivery permits to 117 retailers across Oregon, including 13 in Portland last year, but postponed their […]

Marijuana industry brought to a standstill by pesticide testing problems

Marijuana industry Once packed with marijuana concentrates and extracts, the Human Collective’s shelves are nearly empty. Some pot leaf-patterned socks and glass pipes sit scattered among what’s left. A static screen with just 13 flower options has replaced a digital “bud list” that used to scroll through the shop’s options for people waiting in line. […]

California marijuana would fail Oregon’s standards, study finds

Oregon Experts have found that the majority of California marijuana is not up to the same quality standards that Oregon growers adhere to. According to new data provided by Steep Hill Labs and New Frontier, an overwhelming majority of marijuana grown in California would fail to meet testing standards held by the Oregon Liquor Control […]

Oregon Cities Setting Rules After Locals OK Legal Cannabis

Legal Cannabis SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Some 30 counties and cities in Oregon approved some type of legal cannabis  businesses in last week’s election, and officials in those communities now must establish rules for every step in the production and supply chain. When voters legalized recreational cannabis statewide two years ago, the communities — from the […]

Oregon Marijuana Conference draws Tommy Chong, hundreds to Ashland

Oregon Marijuana “As stoners, we control the vibe of the world. It’s not by accident that stoners find the most beautiful places in the world to have their meetings,” he said, gesturing out toward Ashland. “If you control your own vibe, you control other people’s vibe. The more people who get stoned, the more love […]

Things are getting complicated for some Oregon marijuana businesses

Oregon marijuana SALEM, Ore. — Just a few yards from the Salem city line, a customer strolled into the Herbal Remedies cannabis shop, and put his nose into two jars with pot strains on promotion: Black Licorice and Berry Funk. He drew in the aroma appreciatively, like a wine connoisseur savoring the smell of a […]