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


Can a lifelong weed-hater find a strain he likes?

I’ve never liked weed. This confuses certain people; it’s like I just told them I hate ice cream. But at the age of 21, it was a profound relief when I figured out I could just pass the join   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 ROBERTO JAMÓN

Green Genes

Weed’s been with us since the Ancient Steppes. Portland’s Phylos Bioscience will revolutionize what we know about it.

In the winding curves south of I-405, across the street from the Oregon Health & Science University Integrity Office, the history of marijuana is being mapped. For 10,000 years, humans have    More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 WM. WILLARD GREENE

The Potlander

Our annual weed issue.

Cover Story
Welcome to the new normal. It took a while. Oregon’s journey to legal weed, which culminates in a big, smoky rally on the waterfront this July, started way back in 1973, when we decriminal   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 WW Culture Staff

How To Talk To Your Parents About Weed

Now that weed is going legal, your mom and dad may have some questions. Here’s what to tell them.

The prohibitionists warned us it would happen, and it did. Oregon’s legalization of marijuana has profoundly altered the public’s perception of the once-illicit substance. Legalization—e   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 MAJOR E. SKINNER

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., Free edible with purchase on Mondays. TreeHouse has a wide se   More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Mary Romano

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

Our Man In Amsterdam

A report from the center of the marijuana universe.

News Stories
I walked into the Green House Coffee Shop in Amsterdam’s infamous Red Light District and saw Burt Reynolds.    More
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 BRIAN YAEGER


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