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 Health Authority To Change Testing Standards For Marijuana Products

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OREGON:  The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced today it is modifying testing standards for medical and recreational marijuana products with new, temporary rules that balance testing costs for the marijuana industry with public health protection for consumers. Governor Kate Brown requested agencies to develop the temporary rules so producers and processors can test fewer samples, Read the full article…

Newspapers With Marijuana Ads Can’t Be Mailed, Feds Warn

"It is against the law," Laurie Hieb wrote in an email to Oregon newspaper executives this week. "Unfortunately, ONPA cannot do anything about this."

OREGON: The U.S. Postal Service has warned newspapers that it is a felony to mail material that includes marijuana advertising. The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association forwarded the recent federal advisory to its 100 or so members this week. The group’s executive director said the association “strongly discourages” Oregon newspapers that rely on the U.S. mail for delivery from accepting Read the full article…

Nonprofit Gives Free Marijuana To Oregon Veterans

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OREGON: National nonprofit organization ‘Grow for Vets’ is raising money and support for veterans suffering from PTSD and other medical conditions, as well as handing out free marijuana. The organization hosted a free cannabis giveaway and rally at Refuge PDX in Portland on Saturday. Both Veterans and non-veterans received gift bags containing information about Grow for Read the full article…

Women In Pot Business Gather In Bend, Oregon

A group of about 40 marijuana business women gathered in Bend Oregon to join with a nationwide group of entrepreneurs.

OREGON:  Lisa Page, a former Dairy Queen manager in Missoula, Montana, recently moved to Central Oregon, after a short stint in New Jersey, to grow marijuana for Lunchbox Alchemy, a Bend business run by her daughter and son-in-law. Page and her partner bought 30 acres near Alfalfa and plan on putting in a crop, she Read the full article…