PORTLAND, Ore. -- Recreational marijuana is bringing in more revenue than originally anticipated. And with all that money, comes a boost in tourism. The latest venture is the Bridgetown Weed Tour and its mobile smoking lounge.
Oregon is the first to feature marijuana anywhere at their state fair.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Forget stainless steel appliances or master suites. There’s a new selling point in some Portland real estate listings: pot plants.
An upcoming marijuana business conference will, to NBA fans, feature a very familiar face.
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Just over a week ago, the Portland Trail Blazers dropped Antonio Harvey from the radio broadcast team.
The sweet skunky smell of cannabis may be wafting soon to a fairground near you.
Motorists do double-takes as they gawk at fields of cannabis plants flowering just outside Ashland, Oregon.
Fair officials said the inclusion of cannabis plants is a nod to the newly legal status of the crop.
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Medical marijuana dispensaries remained busy throughout the weekend after opening their doors for recreational sales Thursday.
The renewed interest in hemp comes as CBD extracts gain popularity even in places where medical marijuana isn't legal.
Small businesses depend on cheap advertising. From word of mouth to social media, cannabis dispensaries all over Oregon use Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to show their products and interact with customers and patients.
Huntington has become a hot destination, even if most visitors only stay long enough to buy marijuana products from the dispensaries in town.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Marijuana edibles will be legally available to buy in medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon Thursday, June 2.
EUGENE, Ore. - 2015 marks the first holiday season for recreational marijuana in Oregon. For many local pot shops, sales around Christmas day were holly jolly.
Senate bill would provide a legal venue for renters and tourists to consume marijuana.
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Recreational marijuana may now be legal in Oregon, but it’s still forbidden at the state’s famous festival.
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With recreational marijuana sales starting Oct. 1, pot likely will become more visible in Oregon neighborhoods, potentially raising tensions among neighbors, especially those with young children.
It would also prevent employers from not hiring someone for marijuana use.
Bills to eliminate residency requirements for pot business ownership, give lenders legal protections and combine medical and recreational cannabis retail outlets all moved forward easily in the Oregon Legislature last week, though none have yet become law.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Cannabis Association tried something new at its first ever summer fair — free samples of pot.
Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries have sold an estimated $102 million in recreational cannabis since January, when the state imposed a 25 percent sales tax on pot.
An Eagle Point company that provides warehouse space for marijuana growers is planning a marijuana-friendly camping and RV park near Lake Selmac in Josephine County.
Nearly $60 million worth of recreational marijuana was sold in Oregon during the first five months of taxed sales, according to estimated figures released Wednesday by the state.
PENDLETON — In the marijuana world, cannabis breeder Daniel John “D.J.” Short gets rock star raves while simultaneously keeping to the shadows.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law a provision of SB 1511, which will allow dispensaries to sell marijuana edibles and extracts to recreational customers.
Earlier this month a group of women in Oregon's marijuana industry came up with a plan to donate baskets complete with turkeys and the fixings for a Thanksgiving Day meal for 20 needy families in Eugene.
Oregon should fund an independent marijuana institute to support and conduct world-class research into the drug's medical and public health benefits, says a task force that includes state officials, scientists and leading physicians.
An Oregon electric utility said on Thursday that residents growing light-craving marijuana plants indoors have sparked a wave of small-scale outages, prompting the company to offer expert help in setting up their home-growing operations.
PORTLAND — Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in Central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the reservation.
It's marijuana-friendly because state law allows marijuana use on private property.
Their only advertising guidelines now are dictated by the Oregon Health Authority
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — When Attis Trading Company advertises their marijuana shops on billboards around Portland, they follow a few basic rules.
SALEM — From seed providers to a company offering mechanized bud trimmers, those involved in the once-illicit marijuana industry in the Pacific Northwest got ready on Friday for the first-ever Oregon Cannabis Growers’ Fair.
Salem, Ore. — Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting next Friday.
Starting next spring, Oregon will require all marijuana products sold in dispensaries or recreational shops to undergo testing for nearly 60 pesticides.
A task force in Oregon, studying energy and water use associated with marijuana production, is likely to recommend that the state do more to educate growers about existing agricultural rules and practices, as well as back a certification process that encourages Oregon's new industry to pay closer attention how it uses natural resources.
It is an opportunity to learn about all things hemp and cannabis related including growing, harvesting, medicinal uses and legislation.
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