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How To Buy Legal Weed

The dos and don’ts of budtender etiquette.

We get it. The first time you bought weed was on your neighbor’s couch, while these days you can drive to a well-lit pot shop in Vancouver—or, if you’re an OMMP card-carrying patient, a    More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Mary Romano

Kinder Bud

10 Portland weed shops offering the city’s best deals.

Click on image below for larger version: A. Best Monday pick-me-up: TreeHouse Collective (2419 NE Sandy Blvd., pdxtreehouse.com) Free edible with purchase on Mondays. TreeHouse has a wide se   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Mary Romano

The New Crop

Six Portland dispensaries that point to the future of retail weed.

Checking out a new dispensary is a gamble. Menus and discounts can be found online, but there’s no early warning system against running into the middle-aged shop owner who mentions during ch   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 WM. WILLARD GREENE, Mary Romano

Hazy Horizon

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From fine dining to groundbreaking research in labs across the nation, marijuana normalization is affecting every part of American society. And it’s only going to get more interesting in the yea   More
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Mary Romano

The Canna-Gift Guide

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Santa has been preparing his sleigh all year, but it’s quite possible some Willie Weed readers forgot about Christmas shopping until right about—shit. For what is surely the last gift guide    More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Mary Romano

Strain Review: Chemdawg

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If you’re a fan of heady strains, chances are Chemdawg is a vital part of your medicine cabinet. It’s a supercharged, sativa-dominant hybrid of unknown origins—an online legend traces the    More
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Mary Romano

Dispensary Review: Shango

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If you don’t have an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program card, you might be surprised at how unenthused patients are about stopping by the dispensary. Though I’ll undoubtedly renew my card next    More
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Mary Romano

Strain Review: Early Girl

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Editor’s note: Wm. Willard Greene’s attorney has suggested he lay low until after the election. Vote “yes” on Measure 91, please. The dogs are smaller in Northwest Portland. People    More
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Mary Romano

Strain Review: Chillberry

Fluffy and sugar-coated with an abundance of dewy trichomes.


Last month, history was made when online marijuana dispensary/strain database Leafly bought a full-page ad in The New York Times. That's how quickly the site became the Wikipedia of weed and the Yelp for card-holding patients, including thousands of user-...   More
Friday, September 26, 2014 by Mary Romano

The Pharm Team

Testing the strain that has well-funded pot opponents worried.

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Editor’s note: Wm. Willard Greene is very busy with marijuana harvest season, so his protégé, Mary Romano, fills in this week. As the shadowy opposition to marijuana legislation began to take   More
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Mary Romano

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