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USDA To Present At Oregon Hemp & CBD Connex Conference

Oregon Hemp & CBD Connex

OREGON: The HEMP & CBD CONNEX CONFERENCE will take place January 29-30, 2020 at the Portland Expo.  GROWING HEMP IS NOT THE “FIELD OF DREAMS” What you need to know before you grow: From seed to harvest to shelf, invest in two days in educating yourself in all aspects of the industry. When the farm bill passed in Read the full article…

Oregon: OLCC Issues Marijuana Product Recall

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Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend Pre-rolls Failed Pesticide Test  Portland, OR – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is issuing an immediate health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residue on plant material used in a packaged retail marijuana product.  The product in question was cultivated by licensed marijuana producer Ard Ri and packaged Read the full article…

OLCC Commissioners Adopt Rules For Regulating Industrial Hemp Entering Oregon Regulated Marijuana System

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Stipulated Settlements for Recreational Marijuana Violations Approved OREGON: At its monthly meeting on February 21, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved rules for regulating industrial hemp that enters into the OLCC regulated marijuana system. The new industrial hemp rules implement the provisions of House Bill 4089 approved by the Oregon Legislature and signed into law in 2018.  HB 4089 alters Read the full article…

Oregon And Washington’s Top Marijuana Regulators In Conversation At 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference

Rick Garza and Steve Marks

OLCC to Provide Program, Rules Updates at Portland Expo on January 23, 2019 OREGON: The top regulators from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board will reprise their conversation on the state of the legal cannabis industry in their respective states at the 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC). On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 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…

Oregon Cannabis And Pesticides

Always read the label!

OREGON: For the purpose of pesticide regulation, the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) considers cannabis grown in Oregon to be an agricultural crop. ​​Updates on pesticide products and cannabis Pesticide Advisories News Releases ​More information on cannabis and working with ODA​. As additional resources become available, they will be posted here. Guide list for pesticides and cannabis The guide list Read the full article…

Oregon Flags Potential Problem With Popular Pesticide Used On Marijuana

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OREGON: The Oregon Department of Agriculture on Friday temporarily removed a popular pesticide from its list of chemicals cannabis growers may use on their crop. Rodger Voelker, a chemist with OG Analytical, a marijuana testing lab in Eugene, said he recently noticed that abamectin, a common insecticide, had turned up in a handful of cannabis samples submitted Read the full article…

Oregon Lawmakers Hear About Pesticides, Edible Serving Sizes And Marijuana Tracking

Oregon reconsiders marijuana pesticides

OREGON: The Oregon Department of Agriculture has identified 250 pesticides that marijuana producers may use to combat pests, mold and other problems common in the industry. The pesticides on Oregon’s list pose minimal risk to human health, according to the federal government, which sets pesticide policy nationally. Most pesticides approved for use in organic agriculture, Read the full article…

Official: Oregon Hemp Industry Not What Was Envisioned

A state agriculture official said Tuesday that Oregon's hemp industry is not turning out the way lawmakers envisioned.

OREGON:  A state agriculture official said Tuesday that Oregon’s hemp industry is not turning out the way lawmakers envisioned, so the department will recommend changes to the law regulating how it is grown. The law authorizing industrial hemp production in Oregon was written to regulate it as an agricultural crop, with large fields of densely Read the full article…

State’s First Industrial Hemp License Goes To A Southern Oregon Man

The first man issued a permit to grow hemp in Oregon says he will plant a 25-acre hemp field this spring - providing he can get seeds.

OREGON:  A man who was issued the first state permit to grow industrial hemp said he and a nonprofit group of growers and activists hope to plant a 25-acre field in Southwest Oregon this spring. Edgar Winters, of Eagle Point, Ore., who describes himself as director of the Oregon Agriculture Food & Rural Consortium, acknowledged Read the full article…