Shango Anniversary Party Oct. 27 At Win Sivers, Oregon Location

Pot shop gets in the Halloween spirit

OREGON: Shango Premium Cannabis will celebrate the third anniversary of its Shango Win Sivers and Shango Harold dispensary locations with a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 27, that includes a grand prize drawing for a free trip to Las Vegas. The catered celebrations will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. at each location and feature Read the full article…

EVIO Labs To Provide Accredited Industrial Hemp Testing In Oregon

EVIO Labs Oregon wants to test legal hemp

OREGON: EVIO, a leading provider of cannabis analytical testing services, has announced that it is now prepared to offer accredited testing services to Oregon’s industrial hemp sector. To accommodate demand for testing in the state, the Oregon Department of Agriculture (“ODA”) in coordination with the Oregon Health Authority are paving the way to allow accredited cannabis Read the full article…

Retail Is The Focus Of Marijuana Venture’s RAD Expo Jan 17-18 In Portland

RAD Expo is January 17-18 in Portland

WASHINGTON: The RAD Expo, a national b2b trade show exclusively focused on the marijuana retail and dispensary business, is coming to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Jan. 17-18. Marijuana Venture, the national cannabis business publication producing the event, is offering free tickets to all current and future owners, buyers and employees of marijuana retail stores and dispensaries, Read the full article…

Oregon Marijuana Worker Permit

All persons working in the OLCC-licensed recreational marijuana industry, including licensees, must have a valid Marijuana Worker Permit.

OREGON: Remember: All persons working in the OLCC-licensed recreational marijuana industry, including licensees, must have a valid Marijuana Worker Permit. This includes anyone working at an OLCC-licensed producer, processor, wholesaler, or retail business. You must be at least 21 years old to be eligible for a permit. Apply for a Marijuana Worker Permit

Lightscale Labs Announces Cannabis Pesticide Testing In Oregon

Lightscale Labs announced new pesticide testing services for cannabis, joining a short list of accredited laboratories in Oregon offering the full suite of compliance testing required for recreational and medical cannabis products.

OREGON: Lightscale Labs has joined a short list of accredited laboratories in Oregon how offering the full suite of compliance testing required for recreational and medical cannabis products. “Pesticide testing is a critical component of making cannabis safer for Oregonians,” said Justin Ouellette, CEO of Lightscale Labs. “Cannabis producers and consumers alike have spoken loudly in favor of rigorous safety standards, Read the full article…

Oregon: Legal Marijuana Economy Generating Millions, Report Says

Marijuana is big business

OREGON: The state’s licensed cannabis industry has created over 12,500 new jobs and is generating over $300 million in annual wages, according to a preliminary economic report provided to the legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Trade. The report, authored by Whitney Economics, identified over 900 cannabis-related businesses (as of February 21, 2007), with another 1,225 businesses awaiting licensure. Read the full article…

Oregon Legislature Raises Tobacco Sales Age To 21, Bill Awaits Governor’s Signature

teen smoker

OREGON:  The Oregon House of Representatives today ratified previous action by the Oregon Senate in passing an historic Tobacco 21 bill. The bill was amended in the House Rules Committee to remove any language prohibiting possession of tobacco products for those under 21. SB 754 will need to return to the Senate floor for a concurrence vote Read the full article…

Ethical Cannabis Alliance & Organic Cannabis Association Merge To Form Cannabis Certification Council

Introducing the CCC

Newly Re-Named Cannabis Certification Council Receives Legacy Funding Mandate to Ensure High Labor Standards and Organic integrity for Cannabis Produced and Sold in the United States OREGON: Ethical Cannabis Alliance and the Organic Cannabis Association, non-profit organizations respectively based in Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado, are merging and adopting a new name; The Cannabis Certification Council Read the full article…

Oregrown Sponsors Humane Society Gala

Christina Hadgar HSCO

OREGON:  Oregrown Industries, Oregon’s premier farm-to-table cannabis company, is a platinum sponsor of the Humane Society of Central Oregon‘s 12th annual Tuxes and Tails gala and fundraiser this Saturday, June 10th at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend, Oregon. “The work of the Humane Society is vital both for the animals and for our community,” said Oregrown co-founder Christina Hadar. “The whole Read the full article…

Will Higlin Named OLCC Deputy Director

Will Higlin

OREGON: Will Higlin has been appointed Deputy Director for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission as of April 1, 2017.  The announcement comes after Merle Lindsey, respected 35-year veteran of OLCC, announced his retirement from the agency as Deputy Director. Higlin joined the OLCC in May 2014 as the Liquor Licensing Director, and was quickly promoted to Read the full article…