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.
Year-to-date sales in Oregon have reached $922.9 million, growing by 38 percent compared to the same period in 2019.
Attention Southern Oregon agricultural property owners: Consider yourself on notice. It’s been common knowledge for some time that Jackson and Josephine counties are the scene of illegal marijuana growing. Some of them are massive operations featuring multiple...read more
SALEM, Ore. — Thousands of immigrants working on southern Oregon illegal marijuana farms that authorities say are run by foreign cartels are living in squalid conditions and are sometimes being cheated and threatened by their gangland bosses. The situation has gotten...read more
WASHINGTON, DC — After a brief segue into the issue of illegal marijuana grows in southern Oregon during a US House Judiciary meeting with Atorney General Merrick Garland last month, Congressman Cliff Bentz followed up with a letter to the nation's top law enforcement...read more
On Nov. 8, 2016, Massachusetts voters legalized marijuana, closing a door on more than a century of prohibition and opening one to an uncertain new era. In doing so, they brushed past gloomy prophecies from opponents — a spike in youth consumption, a rash of stoned...read more
NPR California voters legalized recreational marijuana, but its cannabis market remains largely illicit. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with reporter Amanda Chicago Lewis about why. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: Tomorrow marks five years since California voters passed Proposition...read more
In a Nov. 3 meeting, the New York Cannabis Control Board (CCB) approved new rules for the state's hemp program, allowing for the sale of hemp flower but prohibiting the sale of delta-8 THC products in the state. During the meeting, the CCB addressed several issues...read more
As an emerging industry with sky-high revenue projections, lofty social-justice promises, and ground rules currently being written from scratch, no business in America prompts ready comparisons to Silicon Valley like legal cannabis. But though analysts project legal...read more
A new Republican-led congressional marijuana legalization bill is imminent, Marijuana Moment has learned. The measure is being framed by advocates as a compromise between simple descheduling as proposed by other GOP lawmakers and wide-ranging comprehensive legislation...read more
The head of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) told Congress this week that the federal agency would “prefer” for state-legal marijuana businesses to be able to pay taxes electronically, as the current largely cash-based system under federal cannabis prohibition is...read more
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