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  2. Ron Strider

    Over 40 Pounds Of Marijuana And Extracts Located In Boise Man's Vehicle In Oregon

    A Boise man was arrested Saturday on U.S. Highway 97 near milepost 143 in Oregon when police say they located over 40 pounds of marijuana and marijuana extracts in the man's vehicle. Oregon State Police from the Bend Area Command stopped a white 2008 Ford Crown Victoria for numerous traffic...
  3. Ron Strider

    OR: Medical Marijuana Loses Foothold To Recreational Industry

    A medical marijuana card used to be the key to buying and possessing pot in Oregon. But the rise of recreational marijuana is making the cards primarily valuable only as a discount card, and not a necessity to buy, said Sam Elkington, owner of Track Town Collective in Glenwood. The card...
  4. Ron Strider

    U.S. Officials Investigating Oregon Marijuana Operation

    Federal officials are investigating a marijuana-processing facility in Oregon after an explosion there injured a man who was previously convicted in a money-laundering operation linked to pot-trafficking. The probe is a fairly rare instance in which U.S. officials are investigating a...
  5. Ron Strider

    Oregon Leader Calls For Clearer Cannabis Banking Rules

    The Sacramento Business Journal, a sister paper to the Portland Business Journal, delved into the world of cannabis-related funds last week. It's a revealing piece that examines banking issues related to legal pot sales and prominently features in Oregon. Writer Mark Anderson starts in his...
  6. Ron Strider

    OR: Local Farmers Hope Hemp Is Next Cash Crop

    Along a quiet country road in Boring is a sign warning people that the cannabis plant they're seeking isn't worth the headache. "From people driving by and thinking, Oh great, I'm going to go sample this myself," said Barry Cook. "I've lost 500 to 600 plants." Cook runs Boring Hemp...
  7. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Activists: Oregon Can Lead Nation In The Cannabis Industry

    Marijuana businesses gathered Sunday at the Oregon Marijuana Business Conference to share new ideas and knowledge about the fast growing industry and network. "People need things from other people in the industry, vendors, suppliers, whatever it is. Just like any business. and here's the...
  8. Ron Strider

    Oregon Marijuana Processor Has His License Suspended By OLCC

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission suspended the license of an Oregon marijuana processor Wednesday, more fallout from what authorities last week initially thought would be a routine traffic stop in Nebraska. Richard Wilkinson, 38, of Damasus, was driving a van pulled over by police because...
  9. Ron Strider

    OR: Cannabis Conference Puts Passions In Play

    Henry Rollins doesn't use marijuana, but he's passionate about the importance of its legalization. "The history of cannabis is a story of bigotry, elitism and corruption, so I push against that," says Rollins, an actor, comedian, musician and activist who is the keynote speaker for the Oregon...
  10. Ron Strider

    Is There A Good Way To Bring An Out-Of-State Cannabis Company Into Oregon

    Never mind that you probably do it all the time. It's still illegal to bring cannabis across state lines. That's true even if it's legal in both states. But Botanica's Lena Davidson isn't trying just to bring cannabis from Washington to Oregon. She's trying to bring over a whole multi-brand...
  11. Ron Strider

    Oregon's Governor, State Police Chief Stand Up For Marijuana

    Oregon's governor and the head of the state police defended the state's legal marijuana industry in letters to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been hinting at a crackdown on states such as Oregon that have legalized pot in defiance of federal law. Gov. Kate Brown noted Tuesday in...
  12. Ron Strider

    Oregon Pushes Back Against Jeff Sessions' Marijuana Enforcement Letter

    Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday pushed back against sharp questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed at her state and three others that have legalized recreational marijuana. Brown, in a letter dated Tuesday, tells Sessions her state's marijuana laws are working, questions the...
  13. Ron Strider

    One Million Expected In Oregon For The Eclipse - And Demand For Marijuana Is Surging

    Oregonians will be treated to one of the best viewings of the total solar eclipse – when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun and blocks out the sun's light – on August 21. About one million people are expected to visit the state of Oregon in order to see the eclipse. It seems...
  14. Ron Strider

    OR: Marijuana States Try To Curb Smuggling, Avert US Crackdown

    Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is...
  15. Ron Strider

    OR: Marijuana-Legal States Struggle With Black-Market Weed

    Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is...
  16. Ron Strider

    OR: States Try To Track Cannabis Sales As DOJ Clamps Down

    Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking...
  17. Ron Strider

    Oregon Bans Tobacco Sales To Under 21s, Matching Rules On Marijuana

    Oregon is raising the minimum age for buying tobacco and e-cigarettes in the state to 21, bringing its regulations into line with sales of marijuana products. The new law, signed by Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday and taking effect on Jan. 1, bans under-21s from buying tobacco products and...
  18. Ron Strider

    Oregon Lawmakers To The Federal Government: Reschedule Marijuana

    A bipartisan group of Oregon lawmakers joined legislators from across the country on Monday in calling for the federal government to reclassify marijuana so it's no longer a Schedule 1 drug. If the federal government were to heed the request, it could ease restrictions on cannabis research...
  19. Ron Strider

    Legal Pot Dealers Find Home: Oregon's Cannabis Coast

    Eddie Biggar sports a black-and-green suit dotted with tiny green leaves as he dances jovially on a corner of the Pacific Coast Highway. Some two-and-a-half hours southwest of Portland, he owns the sidewalk. Just like a sign-waiver might promote the local pizzeria, The Weedman boasts $5...
  20. Ron Strider

    Death Of Oregon Hemp Bills Considered "Mystery"

    Bills that aimed to bring industrial hemp into the mainstream of Oregon agriculture have died despite lacking strong opposition or a hefty price tag. Hemp seed could be tested for purity by Oregon State University under House Bill 2371, which would also have brought the crop under an official...