Sustainable practices profit cannabis companies

Incentives benefit companies like Bend’s Deschutes Growery

Ten years have passed since Justin Clapick and Travis Busack started growing medical marijuana in … Read more

Pot retailers caught in OLCC minor sting

All five recreational marijuana retailers in Central Oregon passed a second underage decoy operation by … Read more

Walden: Williams to focus on illicit pot

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Hood River, said in a statement Thursday he did not believe … Read more

Medical marijuana at risk

Patients, distributors wary following move by Sessions to allow federal prosecutions

SALEM — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions green-lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers, the … Read more

Oregon’s U.S. Attorney says cannabis businesses have little to fear

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rejects Obama’s hands-off approach

Legitimate marijuana businesses in Oregon have little to fear from a law-enforcement turnabout announced Thursday … Read more

Politicians from both parties vow to fight Sessions on pot

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s far from clear whether U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement will … Read more

Oregon hemp regulations taking effect

State law brings CBD products into tighter oversight

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission expects to roll out rules this week for hemp growers … Read more

Bend testing lab buys stake in Berkeley firm

Evio was first accredited marijuana lab in Bend

A Bend-based marijuana testing and consulting company has acquired a majority interest in a California … Read more

Changes ahead for former Bloom Well marijuana retailer

‘Substance’ speaks to broader mission, clientele, owner says

More than the name is changing at Substance Cannabis Market, the recreational marijuana retailer in … Read more

Marijuana shop, rental units rising on NW Lake Place

Property owner delayed project a year over traffic issues

Visible to passing motorists from the Bend Parkway, a four-story cinder block structure rising on … Read more

OLCC conducts first pot decoy operation

Retail dispensaries in Bend and La Pine passed the first-ever marijuana minor-decoy operation by the … Read more

Marijuana businessman named a Bend chamber director

Supporters cite Neubauer’s leadership, experience in advocacy

The Bend Chamber of Commerce elected a marijuana business owner to the board of directors … Read more

Pot testing lab ‘hit the ground running’ in Bend

Demand still growing for Juniper Analytics services

Juniper Analytics, one of 20 marijuana testing laboratories licensed by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission … Read more

Get to know Oregon’s pot industry

A series of videos released Friday by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission puts faces to … Read more

December deadline for medical marijuana

Legislature imposed seed-to-sale tracking

Medical marijuana growers, processors and dispensaries in Oregon have a deadline in December. They must … Read more

Oregon making first pot tax distributions

Checks written total nearly $85 million

The Oregon Revenue Department is making the first distribution of tax money from recreational marijuana … Read more

Governor, state police chief write attorney general

SALEM — Oregon’s governor and the head of the state police defended the state’s legal … Read more

Oregon tries to stop pot from leaving the state

Diversion to the black market puts cannabis industry at risk

PORTLAND — Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its forests made it an ideal place for … Read more

Old West town’s newest iteration: pot destination

American Green Inc., a maker of cannabis products, is taking an unusual step to attract … Read more

Oregon lawmakers tackled medical marijuana in 2017 session

Closer scrutiny and incentives for medical growers

The Oregon Legislature during the session that concluded earlier this month moved to bring the … Read more

Niche insurance firms cover cannabis businesses

Oregon ordered carriers to clarify policy language

When the co-owners of Happy Harvesting Co., Eleanor Sauerborn and Jessica Thornhill, needed general liability … Read more

Bend native brings pot debit app to Oregon

Cannabis retailers still face banking hurdles

Dustin Eide returned to Bend, his hometown, for a Fourth of July holiday visit that … Read more

Bend Council to talk business regs

Cannabis extractor’s manhole problems raise questions

Jack Robson may find little relief from the regulatory deadline his Bend business faces, but … Read more

Legal pot is making it harder for cops to search your car

Drug-policy experts often say the health risks of marijuana use are relatively minor compared to … Read more

Study links legal marijuana, increase in car crash claims

DENVER — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. … Read more

Liquor and cannabis stores stocking up for eclipse

Eclipse crowds coming, and Rainbows, too

Craig Palmer, owner of the OK Garage and Grocery, in Long Creek, Grant County, is … Read more

Liquor lobby, medical pot face off in Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev. — If Nevada officials have their way, tourists and residents alike will … Read more

Sessions wants to prosecute medical pot providers

U.S. attorney general asks Congress to remove protections

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is asking congressional leaders to undo federal medical marijuana protections … Read more

Bend cannabis businesses growing, evolving, owners say

State, city license applications still flowing

Michael Hayes recalled the day 1½ years ago when he finally felt brave enough to … Read more

Colorado pot taxes fund busts of illegal growers

DENVER — The first recreational pot market in the United States notched another marijuana first … Read more

Cannabis startups set to boost warehouse rents in cities

Industrial rents in already-pricey cities like Los Angeles and Boston are poised to rise further … Read more

Money pours into cannabis industry

The Trump administration’s adversarial stance toward marijuana has brought jitters to the burgeoning cannabis industry, … Read more

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