Portland joins a growing list of cities ready to tax legal weed.
If Oregonians vote in November to make recreational marijuana legal, Portland City Hall will be waiting to take its cut.
A marijuana advisory
committee formed by Mayor Charlie Hales in June will
We herewith collate—with minimal commentary—the most cogent, interesting, thoughtful or witty comments to have washed up on our virtual shores this week. Congratulations, commenters: You have won nothing but our esteem. 5. A federal anti-drug education program was timed to hit just before the November referendum on pot legalization.Guest writes:Sure, use my tax dollars to make your ...
These eccentric billionaires have the cash that could legalize pot in Oregon.
What do a hedge-fund billionaire, an online sex-toy mogul
and the nation’s most beloved expert on backpacking in Europe know about
Oregon that voters here do not? That it should be legal for the
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So far, there's no organized opposition in Oregon to a marijuana legalization measure that New Approach Oregon wants to put on the November ballot. New Approach has been raising big money from the same national funders who passed legalization in Colorado and Washington in 2012 and is following a similar playbook to the one that worked in those states. So what could go wrong in weed-loving Oregon?The ...
Washington’s legal weed starts moving through stores this week. The owner of New Vansterdam talks price, supply and ambiance.
Brian Budz got teased about his name as a kid. This week it finally pays off.
On July 11, Budz, 40,
and his business partners will open New Vansterdam, one of the first
retail marijuana shops
A restrictive new state law that led to the temporary closure of medical marijuana dispensaries taught us a lesson we should have already known.
Editor’s note: Columnist Wm. Willard
Greene is on a spirit quest in the Rockies. In his place, we’ve asked
another writer to chime in about recent changes to Oregon dispensary
What is 4/20, anyway? Theoretically, it’s unofficial
National Marijuana Appreciation Day, but that implies those who observe
it don’t appreciate the shrubbery of the gods every other day of th
The Oregon Health Authority had threatened to be a buzzkill when it came to medical marijuana dispensaries selling candies, cakes and cookies and other munchies seasoned with pot. But according to the Associated Press, the agency has backed off that proposal, instead focusing a ban on any products that might entice minors.As the AP reports:That means nothing brightly colored or formed in the shape ...
A comfortable, stimulating high has potential for awkward oversharing and unfiltered confessions.
Cannabis in Portland will one day be like every other consumable in Portland. Which is to say, some people will produce great marijuana, others will not, and the jet set will decide which legends live on. Like bacon jam and double IPAs, the quality of your bud will depend on the grower. We’ll aim to shine a spotlight on the growers who’ve made Oregon a world-class stop on the Marijuana Express. ...