Oregon AG Rosenblum Statement On U.S. DOJ Rescinding Federal Marijuana Guidance

"This is an industry that Oregonians have chosen—and one I will do everything within my legal authority to protect.”

OREGON: Statement from Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum: “Last year in Oregon, we collected over $60 million in state taxes as a result of our now legal marijuana industry. At the Oregon Department of Justice we will continue to make sure Oregon’s marijuana industry thrives under our carefully considered state regulatory requirements. The United States Read the full article…

Latest Arcview/BDS Data: Cannabis Consumer Spending Outpaces Industry Estimates

Jenny Carbon, Always Greener Redmond, WA

NEW YORK: Arcview Market Research reports that consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates. The report indicates that retail cannabis sales will grow 33% from 2016 to nearly $10 billion this year. By 2021 the legal market is expected to reach $24.5 billion, at a 28% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Arcview also reported that according Read the full article…

Shango Premium Cannabis Introduces Delivery Service In Molalla, Oregon

This will be the first approved delivery in the city of Molalla.

OREGON: The Shango Premium Cannabis dispensary in Molalla, Oregon will become the first to implement a home delivery service in the area, which will begin Dec. 15. “We’re absolutely thrilled to be the first dispensary in our area to provide a safe and quick means to deliver recreational and medical cannabis products to our customers,” says Read the full article…

Cannaflage Designs Brings Pot Fashion To Amazon

Cannaflage Designs Come to Amazon

OREGON:  Cannaflage Designs has announced that it is the first and only pot-themed approved apparel line to be showcased on Amazon Handmade’s new department __ Apparel & Shoes –  set for launch on October 23, 2017. Company founder, Karen R. Averill, says that “while Amazon Handmade began in 2015 it has just now added an Apparel Department. Being Read the full article…

Golden Leaf Secures City Licenses to Sell Cannabis In Additional Nevada Jurisdictions

Goldenleaf Expands Nevada footprint

OREGON: Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd., a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, has announced that it has been granted business licenses by Henderson County and Washoe County, in the State of Nevada, to sell cannabis to the adult-use markets in these locations. The Company plans to commence sales in these jurisdictions Read the full article…

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…

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…