Cannabis, marijuana, weed, pot? Just call it a job machine

SAN FRANCISCO — David Dancer is a 48-year-old marketing executive who has worked for big … Read more

Claims about CBD’s health benefits go unchecked

Oregon regulates hemp-derived CBD, but FDA is playing catch-up

Ballet dancer Josh Deininger has tried a lot of products to ease his muscle and … Read more

Oregon lawmakers make plans to prepare for interstate pot commerce

SALEM — It may seem like a pipe dream now, but Oregon lawmakers are anticipating … Read more

Oregon steps up tracking small-scale medical marijuana grows

Growers with 6 or fewer plants face deadline, potential fines

Small-scale medical marijuana growers must report their inventory to the Oregon Health Authority’s tracking system … Read more

States push to legalize CBD to end confusion

SAN FRANCISCO — CBD oil-infused gummy bears, lattes and drinks and dietary supplements are selling … Read more

FDA to study use of CBD foods, cosmetics

Some answers to questions about CBD

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana … Read more

Marijuana legalization stalls in Northeast

The anticipated recreational-marijuana boom of 2019 has stalled in the Northeast, where New Jersey lawmakers … Read more

Bingo and bongs: More seniors seek pot for age-related aches

LAGUNA WOODS, Calif. — The group of white-haired folks — some pushing walkers, others using … Read more

Deschutes County is Oregon’s third-largest hemp growing county

Industrial hemp projected to be $1 billion commodity in Oregon

Oregon’s industrial hemp crop is poised to grow past $1 billion as products containing CBD, … Read more

Bill would curtail Deschutes County fees on pot growing operations

Cannabis farmers say they are being singled out

A battle is brewing in Salem over whether Deschutes County should be allowed to levy … Read more

Hearing set for proposed pot shop in Tumalo

Proposed store would be Tumalo’s first

A proposal that would establish the first recreational marijuana store in Tumalo is headed to … Read more

Oregon lawmakers consider cannabis cafes

Advocates say providing more places to sample marijuana would boost tourism

A group of cannabis supporters wants to make it legal for consumers to smoke marijuana … Read more

Diamond Tree seeks third marijuana shop in Bend

Cannabis retail locations face restrictions

A Central Oregon cannabis dispensary has plans to expand in Bend and La Pine with … Read more

In Illinois, medical marijuana can now replace opioids

An old photo popped up on Tashena Altman’s Facebook profile recently, showing her a memory … Read more

What’s the relationship between marijuana use and schizophrenia?

Nearly a century after the film “Reefer Madness” alarmed the nation, some policymakers and doctors … Read more

Report: Oregon has enough marijuana to last 6 ½ years

Lawmakers asked to find solutions to Oregon’s oversupply of pot

Oregon will need legislative help to curb the oversupply of marijuana, according to the Oregon … Read more

State auditor pokes holes in marijuana oversight

Few growers are inspected, and consumers could be at risk from contaminants

Medical and recreational marijuana overseers need to boost their efforts in testing, inspections and providing … Read more

Advertising is tough when the feds consider you a drug dealer

Legal cannabis companies look for ways to market their products

America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream … Read more

Denver pot shop owners plead guilty to racketeering

Colorado prosecutors believe it’s first local case against legal dealer

DENVER — The owners of a Denver marijuana business pleaded guilty Friday to drug and … Read more

Marijuana lab company notifies investors of Oregon crackdown

Evio Inc.’s stock closed at 39 cents per share Friday

Evio Inc., a marijuana test-lab company formerly headquartered in Bend, notified investors Friday that it … Read more

Prineville bar will surrender license after numerous violations

Horseshoe Saloon to be acquired by Sons of Beer owners

The scene of multiple fights, assaults and drug deals since 2015, the Horseshoe Saloon in … Read more

Portland pot startup sues rival over social media posts

Cura Cannabis, which claims to be the biggest company in Oregon’s legalized marijuana market, sued … Read more

California expects lower revenue from pot taxes

LOS ANGELES — Deep in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new budget is a figure that says … Read more

A bumper crop of cannabis floods the market

Second year in a row for high production

For the second year in a row, Oregon harvested millions of pounds of fresh marijuana, … Read more

Older Americans flock to pot dispensaries

Shari Horne broke her toes a decade ago, and after surgery, “I have plates and … Read more

Lawmakers revisit worker protections for off-duty pot use

SALEM — Oregon lawmakers will consider making it illegal for businesses to fire employees who … Read more

Inside the world of the California’s ‘trimmigrants’

COVELO, Calif. — Tucked into the forests of Mendocino County, accessible by a two-lane road … Read more

Multi-tenant marijuana warehouse planned for northeast Bend

Prime Vertical plans two buildings for vacant land on High Desert Lane

Prime Vertical LLC plans to build two warehouses on industrial-zoned land in Bend to rent … Read more

Cannabis grower counters lawsuit, seeks $9 million from Bend company

Justin Crawn claims Oregrown wanted him to use mold-infested marijuana

The cannabis grower who was fired and later sued by Oregrown is seeking $9 million … Read more

Report: Oregon needs separate state agency for legal pot

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Cannabis Commission is recommending the state set up an independent … Read more

Lines form in Massachusetts to buy legal pot

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — Early Tuesday morning, retired trucker Roger Crocker finished his overnight shift as … Read more

State: Most pot-growing operations in compliance

After saturating the field of marijuana growers with inspectors this fall, the Oregon Liquor Control … Read more

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