Category Archives: Oregon

We Need to Bring #TimesUp to the Cannabis Space: Liv Vasquez Teaches Us How

Liv Vasquez won her lawsuit against an abusive employer in the cannabis space. Now she’s helping others find their voice. The post We Need to Bring #TimesUp to the Cannabis Space: Liv Vasquez Teaches Us How appeared first on High Times.

Experts Report Cannabis Sales on Oregon-Idaho Border 420% Higher Than Average

File this one under “a bit too on the nose.”  The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA) offered up a statistical nugget in a report last week that would seem like a corny joke if it weren’t true.  In a study published Friday, OEA economist Josh Lehner wrote that cannabis sales along the Idaho border […]

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Says Alcoholic Drinks Can’t Contain Cannabis

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is renowned for its craft beer and increasingly for its high-grade marijuana, but the state is keeping the two apart — for now. In a new ruling, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which regulates both alcoholic products and recreational marijuana, says beer and other alcoholic drinks as of Jan. 1 […]

Oregon Court Places Temporary Block on Flavored Cannabis Vape Ban

In a major ruling Thursday, The Oregon Court of Appeals has sided with Dyme Distribution, a cannabis company that’s suing the state over its ban on cannabis vaping products. On Thursday, the court ordered a partial stay of the ban, placing a temporary block on Gov. Kate Brown’s move to lockdown flavored vape cartridges. After […]

Pure Green Plays Crucial Role In High Times’ Debut Oregon Cannabis Cup

By now, you may already know that High Times is hosting the inaugural Oregon Cannabis Cup. What you may not know, however, is that one of Oregon’s original licensed dispensaries is also behind the groundbreaking, highly-anticipated event happening at Portland’s North Warehouse on October 26. An innovative cannabis brand in the heart of Portland’s famous […]

Oregon Enacts Temporary Six-Month Ban of Flavored Vape Products

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon regulators enacted a six-month ban Friday on the sale of flavored nicotine and cannabis vape products in stores and online statewide amid an outbreak of illnesses that has sickened nearly 1,300 people nationwide and killed 26, including two people in Oregon. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which regulates the recreational […]

Testing Lab In Oregon Offering To Evaluate Vaping Products For Public Consumers

An Oregon analytic laboratory is offering a new test for cannabis products to detect the presence of vitamin E acetate, an additive that has been implicated in the rash of vaping-related lung illnesses that have sickened hundreds and led to at least six deaths. Pixis Labs in Portland began conducting the test for consumers on […]

Oregon Officials Won’t Say Which Stores Allegedly Sold Deadly Vape Cartridges

An Oregon individual’s death has been linked to vaping products purchased from two of the state’s cannabis shops before falling fatally ill, but officials are staying mum about which stores exactly. The state’s Health Authority has launched an investigation into the death, which occurred in July after the individual had developed a severe respiratory illness. […]

Federal Judge Rules Oregon Vineyard Can Sue Neighboring Cannabis Business

A federal judge has ruled that an Oregon vineyard has established the legal authority to sue a neighboring cannabis growing operation. In the ruling, U.S. Senior District Judge Anna Brown found that Momzati Vineyard’s allegation that the proximity of the marijuana cultivation business had caused a “concrete financial loss” and the lawsuit for violations of […]