News and Events
There’s a whole world of activities and initiatives revolving around craft cannabis. Keep up to date with all the latest news, trends and events.
It’s hard to imagine that the “420” cannabis meme has ever been put to better use: Grown Rogue is leading an Oregon cannabis industry effort to raise $420,000 for fire relief in hard-hit Jackson County. The Medford-based grower and product-maker escaped...read more
Dozens of dispensaries in the Portland, Oregon area have reported young men throwing rocks through glass windows and doors before kicking in fridges, smashing display cases and grabbing anything they could before fleeing on foot. Cannabis shop operators in...read more
Oregon Cannabis Connection received this press release from the campaign to remove the long-standing ban on adult-use cannabis businesses in the Oregon city of Sherwood, a commuter town south of Portland. From Sherwood of Tomorrow The Sherwood of Tomorrow...read more
The Cannabis Workers Coalition Is Launching the Restorative Justice Movement Oregon’s Weed Industry Has Long Needed
In weed-friendly Oregon, there are massive disconnects between the industry and the communities it serves. Even though recreational cannabis was legalized in 2014, an offense from the days of prohibition can still inhibit offenders' housing prospects,...read more
Oregon’s marijuana businesses face threat from devastating wildfires; 1 in 5 under some evacuation level statewide
Southern Oregon wildfires this week have plowed through small towns, leveled hundreds of homes and businesses and now threatens part of the state’s prized – and lucrative – outdoor cannabis crop. Statewide, an estimated 20 percent of state-licensed...read more
Sales of recreational cannabis have broken $100 million for three months in a row in Oregon as the state continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which oversees marijuana sales, sales...read more
A bill to remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and thereby legalize the plant federally won’t be voted on by the U.S. House next week as planned or before the Nov. 3 election. “House Dems have punted a vote on a marijuana legalization bill...read more
Four federal agencies currently have public comment periods open for proposed cannabis and drug-related regulations—with the deadline for one closing on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Drug Enforcement...read more
Democratic vice presidential nominee and California Sen. Kamala Harris put marijuana policy on the agenda as an issue in the November presidential election, promising that she and former Vice President Joe Biden would decriminalize cannabis. Harris...read more
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