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

Oregon pot prices plunge; sales soar

Rampant overproduction in Oregon’s market for legal, recreational marijuana has produced a 50 percent decline … Read more

OLCC proposes new rules for recreational cannabis

Public comment open until Nov. 30

In an attempt to rein in the industry, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be … Read more

Pot startup backed by John Boehner goes public

The cannabis startup backed by former Speaker of the House John Boehner is set to … Read more

Pot politics: How the elections will affect weed laws

NEW YORK — When it comes to cannabis, Canada is nice, but the U.S. would … Read more

Canadian pot demand leaves some shelves empty

Canadian cannabis retailers were sold out of about 46 percent of pot products after strong … Read more

Scientists racing to brew pot compounds

They want to use yeast to produce cannabinoids

SAN DIEGO — Scientists are hustling on behalf of the weed industry to find new … Read more

From maple leaf to cannabis leaf

More than 100 pot shops are set to open as Canada legalizes marijuana

DELTA, British Columbia — Mat Beren and his friends used to drive by the vast … Read more

Medical pot use increasing in the elderly

Ida Ruggiero, an opinionated great-grandma, remembered the deep embarrassment that crept over her when she … Read more

Health questions related to medical cannabis

Q: Medical marijuana is now legal in the state where I live. What conditions can … Read more

Snoop Dogg’s venture fund invests in Bend startup

Dutchie software allows marijuana consumers to place orders for delivery or pickup

A Bend software startup serving the cannabis industry landed $3 million in venture capital from … Read more

Oregon cancels Deschutes County pot grower’s license

High Cascade Farms had ties to butane honey oil explosion

Oregon’s marijuana regulators decided Friday to cancel the license of a grower whose operation was … Read more

Cannabis businesses want to export products

Sales to other states could ease surplus

A group of Oregon growers, processors and retailers are working with lawmakers on a bill … Read more

Portland dispensary owner gets prison time for tax crimes

Matthew Price, part owner and operator of Portland and Eugene medical marijuana dispensaries called Cannabliss, … Read more

Coca-Cannabis? Coke looks into wellness drinks

The Coca-Cola Co. said Monday it is “closely watching” the expanding use of a cannabis … Read more

Oregrown reveals crop failures in suit against grower

Former partner accused of taking plants, social media harassment

The founders of Oregrown are trying to rein in a disgruntled former partner, who took … Read more

Pot industry wants ‘stoner’ stereotype to go up in smoke

Companies tout medicinal benefits, similarity to casual drinking

LOS ANGELES — Michelle Janikian, who writes about marijuana for publications like Herb, Playboy and … Read more

Protections sought for banks working with marijuana companies

With millions of dollars in medical marijuana proceeds — all cash — being moved across … Read more

Oregon restricts medical marijuana purchases

New limit is 1 ounce per day

Spotting a potential source of leaks to the black market, Oregon marijuana regulators decided this … Read more

How does a brewer increase sales?

For the parent company of Corona, it’s by investing in a cannabis company

Constellation Brands, which owns Corona and Svedka vodka, announced Wednesday it invested $4 billion in … Read more

Garbage from pot industry piles up

SEATTLE — Washington state’s penchant for getting high is trashing the place. Plastic “doob tubes” … Read more

Oregon pot regulators cite Oregrown, Lunchbox Alchemy for license violations

Marijuana workers could lose permits for selling to minors

One of Bend’s most prominent marijuana businesses faces a 46-day suspension for multiple license violations, … Read more

Couple injured in alleged drug lab blast face federal charges

Feds building case against former Bend residents David and Jenn Paulsen

The former Bend couple severely burned when their alleged clandestine home drug lab exploded in … Read more

Federal hemp legalization could create boon for Central Oregon

Non-psychoactive cannabis growing quickly in Oregon and beyond

Marijuana’s non-psychoactive cousin hemp is on the path to federal legalization, and some advocates believe … Read more

Legal marijuana’s path to the black market

Bend marijuana concentrate explosion reveals illicit weed

In mid-March, an explosion rocked a northeast Bend duplex, lifting the roof off the building, … Read more

Canadian marijuana company hits Nasdaq

As Canada barrels towards marijuana legalization, the first pot business from up north holds an initial public offering

SEATTLE — A Canadian company is the first marijuana business to complete an initial public … Read more

From computers to cannabis

Silicon Valley tech workers moving into the legalized marijuana industry

For much of her career, Natasha Pecor followed a path well-worn by tech workers. She … Read more

Border complications are coming for Canada

BLAINE, Wash. — Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults … Read more

Pot sales in Sisters headed for November ballot

After months of contentious hearings, city council will ask voters to decide

SISTERS — After months of planning and contentious meetings about allowing marijuana sales in their … Read more

Beermaker to consider adding buds to suds

Another major beermaker is looking at ways to enter the marijuana business. Denver-based Molson Coors … Read more

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