Category Archives: Oregon Coast Cannabis

Oregon’s Cannabis Industry Is In Crisis. The Craft Cannabis Alliance Has a Solution: Let Other States Buy Our Weed.

About Lauren Yoshiko Lauren has contributed to the Willamette Week’s weed column since 2013, initially going by “Mary Romano” until marijuana became legal in Oregon. She also writes about movies, plays and restaurants for the Art and Culture section. …read … Continue reading

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Cooking with cannabis growing in popularity as users seek more than just a sugar high

PORTLAND, Ore.—The first time Holly Hukill tried to make cannabis-infused desserts it was, in her own words, “a complete disaster.” “I burned the butter,” said Hukill, the product development director at Serra, a Portland-based weed dispensary. “And the cookies were … Continue reading

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Part 5, Coos Bay & North Bend, Oregon Cannabis Dispensaries

Planning a trip along the Oregon coast? Cannabis isn’t always easy to find out here, but this guide to Oregon’s coastal cannabis dispensaries will make it a breeze. Explore your cannabis options by city or plan your road trip through … Continue reading

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States watching Illinois’ use of marijuana to fight opioid crisis

EVANSVILLE, Ind., Sept. 14 (UPI) — The Illinois legislature has become the first state to give doctors the ability to prescribe marijuana instead of opiates in an effort to fight the opioid epidemic, with other states looking to follow. A … Continue reading

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For Canadian marijuana investors, coming to US is a ‘crapshoot’ that can end in lifetime ban

Visiting the U.S. is a “crapshoot” that could lead to a lifetime ban for foreign nationals who are invested or work in the Canadian marijuana industry, which could hurt the booming sector, immigration lawyers said Friday. Todd Owen — a … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only Rock and Roll: HiFi Farms in Oregon

HiFi co-founder and brand and communications officer Lee Henderson and co-founder Richard Vinal at HiFi Farms in Oregon.Photo Credit: Sam Gehrke Clean Green Certified Cannabis might not mean anything to you right now, but it should because what you put … Continue reading

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Part 1, Oregon’s Coastal Cannabis Dispensaries

Planning a trip along the Oregon coast? Cannabis isn’t always easy to find out here, but this guide to Oregon’s coastal cannabis dispensaries will make it a breeze. Explore your cannabis options by city or plan your road trip through … Continue reading

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OK, everybody: Stop pot-shaming Elon Musk

Last night, a man took a relaxing hit off a joint. Or, to put it another way for readers in California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Alaska, Nevada, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, and the District of Columbia: It was a Thursday. The man … Continue reading

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‘Markle’s Sparkle’ Commemorative Cannabis Strain Dedicated by Royal Bride’s Nephew

GRANTS PASS, Ore.–Cannabis grower and nephew of soon-to-be-royal-duchess Meghan Markle told UK newspaper The Daily Mail that he is currently breeding a commemorative strain of cannabis in honor of his aunt’s upcoming nuptials, and naming it “Markle’s Sparkle”–bringing a whole … Continue reading

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A Dispensary in California Is Charging $93 for an Eighth of Cannabis

Tweet Earlier this week, two of my oldest and dearest friends headed to San Francisco for a vacation, and reached out to ask which dispensaries should they check out. Last year, I wrote a two-column series…read more at https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2018/09/07/22709990/a-dispensary-in-california-is-charging-93-for-an-eighth-of-cannabis

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