Ecliptic Brewing Transitions to 500mL Bottles

PORTLAND, Ore. — Ecliptic Brewing is proud to announce a transition to a smaller, 500ml format for their bottled beer selections. Since the brewery’s opening Ecliptic has packaged its beers in 22oz bottles. The transition to 500ml for all of the series will begin in September.

John Harris, Ecliptic Brewing Owner and Brewmaster, said he is very excited to be moving to this format. “Transitioning from 22oz to 500ml bottles is on trend with the what we are seeing in the industry. The new bottles will provide a

...read more at https://www.brewbound.com/news/ecliptic-brewing-transitions-500ml-bottles

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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 small but growing body of research suggests that access to medical marijuana reduces opioid use — and therefore opioid addiction. The effect is so drastic that some policy experts say it may be an effective tool to combat the country’s growing opioid crisis.

“If you look at states that allow medical cannabis, there are fewer people dying from opioid overdoses,” said

...read more at https://www.upi.com/States-watching-Illinois-use-of-marijuana-to-fight-opioid-crisis/3711536870575/

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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 senior officer with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or CBP, overseeing border operations — told Politico in an interview published Thursday that border agents would still seek to permanently ban any foreign visitor who admits to working or investing in the cannabis industry, or admits to have taken the drug, even after recreational marijuana use becomes legal in Canada on Oct.

...read more at https://www.marketwatch.com/story/for-canadian-marijuana-investors-coming-to-us-is-a-crapshoot-that-can-end-in-lifetime-ban-2018-09-14

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Girl Scout gets creative with activity book

Carmen Reddick, author of a booklet which Reddick designed and produced to earn her Girls Scouts Gold Award.

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Carmen Reddick, author of a booklet which Reddick designed and produced to earn her Girls Scouts Gold Award.


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Carmen Reddick, 19, has created an activity book to help promote the issue of marine debris and encourage families who live and visit the<p>...read more at <a href=http://www.dailyastorian.com/SS/news/20180914/girl-scout-gets-creative-with-activity-book

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PHOTOS / AT THE CHESSMAN: ‘The Casbah’

The Chessman Gallery is proud to see the Casbah group return for its 30th Anniversary Show.

This group was instrumental in the formation of the Lincoln City Cultural Center and were the first artists to exhibit back when the organization was known as the 4C’s.

This group has a long history of putting on “Happenings” which include inspiration from writers, poets and musicians as well as the visual artists.

This group of Oregon artists of multiple disciplines has filled the Chessman Gallery with paintings, drawings, sculpture, glass, art prints, pottery, photography, poetry and theatre. The multifaceted creativity present in this group is a

...read more at https://www.thenewsguard.com/community/photos-at-the-chessman-the-casbah/article_f1a1a720-b834-11e8-93ec-231e69447691.html

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Venues With Values: Restaurants That Have Switched to All-Vegan Menus

Favorite spots such as Cinnaholic, Café Gratitude, and Veggie Grill have always known that the path to success is paved with plants. But what are restauranteurs supposed to do if they opened their eateries before they discovered that food can be humane, eco-friendly, and healthy—and taste really, really good at the same time? Many business owners are deciding that their restaurants have to reflect their values, and they’re now changing to vegan menus. Here’s a list of restaurants that have made the compassionate choice to go completely vegan:

United States

...read more at https://www.peta.org/living/food/restaurants-that-have-gone-vegan/

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Part 4, Lincoln City, Oregon Dispensaries & Cannabis Hotspots

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 each city for the full experience.


A third of the way down Oregon’s coast on the 101, you’ll hit Lincoln City—a dispensary-dense community that wins my pick for this part of the state.

While Lincoln City is a strip-mall-heavy town amidst strip-mall-heavy towns—similar to Tillamook to the north and Florence to the south—it stands out for hosting several shops

...read more at https://www.leafly.com/news/strains-products/guide-to-lincoln-city-oregon-dispensaries-cannabis-hotspots

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Entertainment & Life – The Register

Friday, Sept. 14

2nd Friday Art Walk — 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St., Springfield.

Scott Austin — 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. J. Scott Cellars, 520 Commercial St., Unit G.

Corwin Bolt — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. Friendly Street Market, 2757 Friendly St. 541-683-2079.

Mike Davis — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sweet Cheeks Winery, 27007 Briggs Hill Road.

Mike Denny Trio — 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Pub at Laurelwood, 2700 Columbia St.

Riffle — 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Road.

Fiddlin’ Big Sue Band — 6 p.m.

...read more at https://www.registerguard.com/entertainmentlife/20180914/no-title

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AT THE CHESSMAN: ‘The Casbah’

The Chessman Gallery is proud to see the Casbah group return for its 30th Anniversary Show.

This group was instrumental in the formation of the Lincoln City Cultural Center and were the first artists to exhibit back when the organization was known as the 4C’s.

This group has a long history of putting on “Happenings” which include inspiration from writers, poets and musicians as well as the visual artists.

This group of Oregon artists of multiple disciplines has filled the Chessman Gallery with paintings, drawings, sculpture, glass, art prints, pottery, photography, poetry and theatre. The multifaceted creativity present in this group is a

...read more at https://www.thenewsguard.com/community/at-the-chessman-the-casbah/article_f1a1a720-b834-11e8-93ec-231e69447691.html

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Crave the Coast food festival celebrates the bounty of Oregon’s North Coast on September 29 in Garibaldi

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Sample fresh, sustainable foods and beverages from 40 local producers

Tillamook County, Oregon – Crave the Coast, the inaugural food festival celebrating the bounty of Oregon’s North Coast, will take place September 29 under the big event tent in Garibaldi on Tillamook Bay. The festival will feature 40 local food and beverage producers, food trucks serving fresh seafood and grass-fed beef, cooking demonstrations, prize giveaways and an opportunity to meet the makers. There will also be opportunities to explore Garibaldi’s port and fisheries.

The festival is from noon to 6

...read more at https://www.tillamookcountypioneer.net/crave-the-coast-food-festival-celebrates-the-bounty-of-oregons-north-coast-on-september-29-in-garibaldi/

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