The Hemp & Cannabis Fair comes to the Oregon State Fairgrounds April 1 and 2 - Cannabis News

It is an opportunity to learn about all things hemp and cannabis related including growing, harvesting, medicinal uses and legislation.

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Oregon bill would prevent firing workers for off-the-job pot use – Cannabis News

It would also prevent employers from not hiring someone for marijuana use.

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Oregon bill would prevent firing workers for off-the-job pot use – Cannabis News

It would also prevent employers from not hiring someone for marijuana use.

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Oregon company wants to build pot-friendly RV park – Cannabis News

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.

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Here are the prettiest pot plants at the Oregon state fair – Cannabis News

The sweet skunky smell of cannabis may be wafting soon to a fairground near you.

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Oregon collects $25.5 million in marijuana taxes since start of the year – Cannabis News

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.

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Pot plants at Oregon State Fair in a 1st for the U.S. – Cannabis News

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.

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Oregon’s inaugural pot fair comes to Salem – Cannabis News

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.

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Blue-ribbon marijuana plants will be on display at the upcoming Oregon State Fair – Cannabis News

Oregon is the first to feature marijuana anywhere at their state fair.

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In a first, Oregon State Fair to feature marijuana plants – Cannabis News

Fair officials said the inclusion of cannabis plants is a nod to the newly legal status of the crop.

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Oregon cannabis fair gives away free pot samples – Cannabis News

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Oregon Cannabis Association tried something new at its first ever summer fair — free samples of pot.

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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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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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Marijuana sales spike in Oregon during the holidays – Marijuana News

Holiday greeting card. Image: 320 Ranch via Wikimedia Commons

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 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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In one Oregon town, a marijuana sale frenzy over the weekend

The Tower Theater in Bend, Oregon. Image: Matthew Hickey via Wikimedia Commons

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Medical marijuana dispensaries remained busy throughout the weekend after opening their doors for recreational sales Thursday.

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Washington State gets competition as Oregon starts pot sales

Phoenix business owner Ed Polish scans the cannabis on display at Green Valley Wellness on Thursday in Talent, Ore. Oregon marijuana shops began selling marijuana Thursday for the first time to recreational users. Image: Bob Pennell, The Associated Press, via SeattleTimes.com
 
Thursday marked Day 1 of recreational-marijuana sales in Oregon. The competition for customers between Portland and Vancouver, Wash., is now officially on.
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