Better research on medical marijuana would be beneficial

medical marijuana Recreational cannabis is becoming legal, popular and accessible. However, medical marijuana still has a negative reputation across the nation. Although medical pot has proven to be helpful in some cases, there isn’t a ton of research and statistics to show its effectiveness. There is no funding and too many rules surrounding the studying and […]

Oregon Man Faces Deportation For Trying to Sell a $20 Baggie of Weed

Weed A young immigrant is facing deportation for trying to sell a minuscule amount of weed three years ago. Federal immigration agents arrested Mexican immigrant Luis Gerado Zazueta, 21, at the Washington County Courthouse on March 23. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials claimed he faced deportation for a serious drug offense. Zazueta’s actual crime? […]

Oregon’s Marijuana Industry Sold 5.5 tons of Pot in 3 Months

marijuana Denizens of the Portland metro area bought 3,039,000 grams of marijuana, almost 6,700 pounds, between January 4, 2016 and March 31, 2016, according to a new report from the Oregon Department of Revenue. People in the rest of the state bought 1,958,000 grams, a little more than 4,300 pounds, during the same time period. […]

Cannabis Advocates: Senator’s Support Hopeful Sign For Federal Legalization

Cannabis Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden is becoming an all-out supporter of protecting and promoting the legal cannabis industry and its consumers. Wyden, the top Democrat on the powerful Senate Finance Committee, joined Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Oregon, and several other lawmakers in backing a series of pro-marijuana bills that were introduced Monday. “What we’re doing here is pulling […]