Oregon man considered ‘The Willy Wonka of Pot’ – Cannabis News

PENDLETON — In the marijuana world, cannabis breeder Daniel John “D.J.” Short gets rock star raves while simultaneously keeping to the shadows.

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Former Portland Trail Blazers radio broadcaster turns to cannabis business – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Just over a week ago, the Portland Trail Blazers dropped Antonio Harvey from the radio broadcast team.

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Oregon dispensaries sell close to $60 million in recreational pot over first five months this year – Cannabis News

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.

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Task force looks at energy, water use related to marijuana production – Cannabis News

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.

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Marijuana edibles to be sold legally in Oregon June 2 – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Marijuana edibles will be legally available to buy in medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon Thursday, June 2.

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'Canna-bus' to give pot users in Portland a new experience – Marijuana News

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.

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Oregon marijuana dispensaries soon can sell edibles and extracts to recreational customers – Marijuana News

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.

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Oregon bills to make cannabis banking, investment easier sail forward – Marijuana News

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.

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Oregon should fund marijuana research institute, task force says – Marijuana News

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.

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Former NBA All-Star, Oregon weed farmer Cliff Robinson talks marijuana's potential – Marijuana News

An upcoming marijuana business conference will, to NBA fans, feature a very familiar face.

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Marijuana sales spike in Oregon during the holidays – Marijuana News

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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.

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Oregon Warm Springs tribe approves pot sales project – Marijuana News

Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs stand in line Thursday, Dec. 17, waiting to vote on a cannabis cultivation referendum. Image via Jefferson Public Radio

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.

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Oregon’s emerging pot laws loose on billboards – Marijuana News

A billboard for legal marijuana in Oregon, Dec. 4, 2015. Image:KOIN

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.

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Oregon’s emerging pot laws loose on billboards – Marijuana News

A billboard for legal marijuana in Oregon, Dec. 4, 2015. Image:KOIN

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.

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Scientist presses Oregon for stopgap pesticide testing of marijuana – Marijuana News

Mikey Deangelo processes flower at Dab Society Extracts in Portland. Image: Beth Nakamura, The Oregonian

Starting next spring, Oregon will require all marijuana products sold in dispensaries or recreational shops to undergo testing for nearly 60 pesticides.

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Oregon rejects Thanksgiving Day baskets over marijuana connection - Marijuana News

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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.

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Oregon rejects Thanksgiving Day baskets over marijuana connection - Marijuana News

Image: Oregon Dept. of Transportation via Wikimedia Commons

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.

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Instagram Won’t Stop Deleting Cannabis Dispensaries’ Accounts – Marijuana News

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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.

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Oregon utility offers help to cannabis growers after wave of outages - Marijuana News

Cannabis buds at an indoor grow operation. Image: WeedWorthy.com

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.

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Oregon's first week of recreational pot sales tops $11 million

Marijuana Wellness Products, Hollywood, Portland, Oregon, 2014. Image: Another Believer via Wikimedia Commons
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PORTLAND, Ore. -- After just one week of recreational marijuana sales, Oregon dispensaries have raked in an estimated $11 million.
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