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  1. Ron Strider

    How Oregon's Cannabis Industry Plans To Keep Wealth Here

    There's something special about Oregon's cannabis community. Besides our long history of cultivation and breeding, we've done groundbreaking research and innovation that focuses on understanding cannabis as a plant. Most of our successful dispensaries, farms and industry organizations are led by...
  2. Ron Strider

    OR: Portland Is Bidding To Build A Craft Cannabis Business To Rival Its Beer Trade

    Many cities are keen to develop their craft beer and wine industries, but in Oregon, the city of Portland has a different market in its sights — marijuana! It has joined forces with cannabis businesses in lobbying for a bill that would allow the consumption of pot at licensed lounges, and part...
  3. G

    Well hello there!

    I am a new grower looking for advice and direction on my settings, plant health, setup, etc. I have done quite a bit of DIY construction on my setup, trying to start super cheap with my first plant. I look forward to the future conversations here and I will also create a grow journal for the...
  4. K

    Is Legal Marijuana Threatening The Beer Industry?

    Is legal weed having a negative impact on the craft beer business? Perhaps you've come across some of the recent stories that suggest so. If you pay close attention to national beer news, you've probably seen at least one of these stories. It all sounds very ominous. For instance, a recent...
  5. K

    Big Alcohol Watching Profits Drop In States Where They Legally Compete With Cannabis

    Back in August, we learned through the Wikileaks email dump that an alcohol lobbying group was peddling propaganda to lawmakers in the attempt to stifle cannabis legalization. Claiming to be "neutral" on the subject, they did not hesitate to spout falsehoods and fear-mongering about the...
  6. K

    Beer Volumes Declining In Markets Where Recreational Cannabis Is Legal

    Legalized marijuana is harshing the buzz of three longtime craft beer meccas, according to a new report from Cowen and Company. In Colorado, Oregon and Washington, where recreational cannabis use has been legalized, the beer business is underperforming, according to Vivien Azer, Cowen and...
  7. K

    Report - Colorado Marijuana Industry Is Already Bigger Than Craft Beer

    Colorado's marijuana industry generated a whopping $2.39 billion last year, according to a new report from the research collaborative The Marijuana Policy Group. If the numbers are right, Colorado's still budding cannabis industry is already worth more than the much-celebrated craft beer...
  8. R

    Time To Accept Craft Cannabis As A Sector Of Our Economy

    With the Supreme Court of Canada having decided in the Allard case that medical cannabis patients will continue to have the right to grow their own medicine, it is time to have an honest conversation about the plan to legalize cannabis as a whole. The Cannabis Growers of Canada represent...