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Cannabis Apr 18 4:00 AM

Josephine County Blues

The Southern Oregon County Sued the State Over Cannabis Laws

Cannabis Apr 11 4:00 AM

How Did This Drug War Craziness Start, Anyway?

It‘s Pretty Much Entirely Nixon’s Fault

Cannabis Apr 4 4:00 AM

Is Canada Taking Over Oregon Weed?

What All Those Canadian Dollars in Oregon’s Cannabis Industry Actually Mean

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Cannabis Mar 28 4:00 AM

Has Josephine County Lost Its Mind?

The Southwestern Oregon County Is Attempting to All But Ban Cannabis Production

Cannabis Mar 14 4:00 AM

Taking on Business Partners Who Have a “Financial Interest”

It Used to Mean One Thing, But the Rules Have Changed

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Cannabis Mar 7 4:00 AM

What’s Going on with US Territories and Weed?

A Look at Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and Other Territories

Cannabis Feb 21 4:00 AM

The Lawsuit Against Jeff Sessions

Five Plaintiffs Filed a Terrific Case Against Cannabis Prohibition

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Cannabis Feb 14 4:00 AM

What Do I Do with All My Homegrown Cannabis?

Home Growers May Find They Have More Weed Than They Can Use

Cannabis Feb 7 4:00 AM

Checking in with Canadian Cannabis

Our Neighbors to the North Are Making Weed Legal in July

Cannabis Jan 31 4:00 AM

Can Medical Professionals Lose Their License for Using Cannabis?

And Under What Grounds Can They Face Disciplinary Action?

Cannabis Jan 24 4:00 AM

Legal Weed: Who Got Next?

These Five States Are Positioned to Legalize Weed This Year

Cannabis Jan 17 4:00 AM

Industrial Hemp Can Now Go Through the Recreation Cannabis Supply Line

So What Does This Mean for Oregon’s Producers?

Cannabis Jan 10 4:00 AM

Sorry, Jeff Sessions, But Legal Weed’s Not Going Anywhere

Although the Attorney General Ripped Up the Cole Memo, It’s Still Business as Usual

Cannabis Jan 3 4:00 AM

How Does the Rest of the World Feel About CBD?

A Preliminary Report from the World Health Organization Suggests Good Things

Cannabis Dec 27 4:00 AM

Make the Most Out of Your Licensed Weed Kitchen

Some Solutions to Help You Reach Capacity

Cannabis Dec 20 4:00 AM

Are There Too Many Weed Licenses Nowadays?

And Is the State Going to Do Anything to Prevent Oversaturation?

Cannabis Dec 13 4:00 AM

Help! The Government Gave Me Bad Info About My Pot Business!

What to Do If You Were Misled by a Government Employee About Your License

Cannabis Dec 6 4:00 AM

Marketing CBD’s Medical Benefits Is a No-Go, Unfortunately

Oregon and Federal Laws Prevent Makers from Touting Them

Cannabis Nov 29 4:00 AM

How Can I Get into the Cannabis Industry Without Any Money?

It’s Tricky. Here’s What to Watch Out For

Cannabis Nov 22 4:00 AM

Is Jeff Sessions Easing Up on Weed?

A Statement Last Week Suggests the Attorney General Might Be Throwing in the Towel

Cannabis Nov 15 4:00 AM

Can a Cannabis Worker Also Have a Concealed Handgun License?

There’s No Rule Against It, but Keep Guns Off Licensed Premises

Cannabis Nov 8 4:00 AM

Can Medical Cannabis Cardholders Own Guns?

Per the Feds, Alcohol’s Fine, But Weed’s a Different Story

Cannabis Oct 25 4:00 AM

Can Section 8 Tenants Be Evicted for Smoking Weed?

Classic Lawyer Answer: It Depends

Cannabis Oct 11 4:00 AM

Who’s in Charge of Federal Weed Policy Right Now?

Two of the Three Most Important Positions Are Empty

Cannabis Oct 4 4:00 AM

Dispensary Dos and Don’ts

Emma Chasen Gives First-Timers Some Good Advice

Cannabis Sep 27 4:00 AM

What Happens When a Pot Business Fails?

Without the Option of Bankruptcy, Things Can Get Messy

Cannabis Sep 20 4:00 AM

Civil Forfeiture Could Threaten State-Level Cannabis Programs

Fortunately, Congress Doesn’t Agree with Jeff Sessions’ New Policy

Cannabis Sep 13 4:00 AM

The House Rules Committee Just Did... What, Exactly?

We Explain What the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment’s Vote-Block Means

Cannabis Sep 6 4:00 AM

Weed on Wheels

The Lowdown on Cannabis Delivery Services

Cannabis Aug 30 4:00 AM

A Local Attorney Is Suing Big Pharma

Opioids, Not Pot, Are Causing Our “Historic Drug Epidemic”

Cannabis Aug 23 4:00 AM

Is Jeff Sessions Taking on Oregon Weed?

Yep, and He’s Found Some Black Market Activity to Use as Ammo

Cannabis Aug 16 4:00 AM

What’s the Deal with Doctors Not Being Able to Prescribe Weed?

And How Are Patients Getting Their Medical Cards?

Cannabis Aug 9 4:00 AM

When Will Federal Prohibition of Weed End?

Booker’s Marijuana Justice Act Is a Good Omen

Cannabis Aug 2 4:00 AM

Jeff Sessions Really Had a Bad Week

A Bi-Partisan Group of Senators Stuck It to Our “Beleaguered” Attorney General

Cannabis Jul 26 4:00 AM

Big Banks Are Still Scared of Pot

A New Player Is Offering Bank Accounts to Oregon Canna-Businesses

Cannabis Jul 19 4:00 AM

What Are the Risks in Investing in a Pot Startup?

Federal Law May Not Be Your Biggest Hurdle

Cannabis Jul 12 4:00 AM

Cannabis and the Consolidation Curve

Studies of Other Industries Help Us Predict How the Cannabis Market Will Unfold

Cannabis Jul 5 4:00 AM

Cannabis Craziness in California

The Golden State Is Scrambling for a State Licensing Deadline

Cannabis Jun 21 4:00 AM

Could the Cannabis Biz Get Bogged Down with Racketeering Charges?

An Ongoing Lawsuit in Colorado Is Raising Questions

Cannabis Jun 14 4:00 AM

Is Cannabis an “Exit Drug”?

The “Gateway Drug” Theory Is Starting to Crumble

Cannabis Jun 7 4:00 AM

What If the Feds Prosecute Cannabis Businesses?

Jury Nullification Might Save the Day

Cannabis May 31 4:00 AM

Is Oregon’s Medical Pot Program Fading Away?

Signs Point to Recreational Adult-Use Cannabis Pushing Out the OMMP

Cannabis May 24 4:00 AM

Are You Paying Too Much Tax on Your Weed?

Not Necessarily, and You Might Be About to Pay More

Cannabis May 17 4:00 AM

How Can I Keep My Pot Local?

It’s Tough. But the Craft Cannabis Alliance Wants to Help.

Cannabis May 10 4:00 AM

Wine Growers vs. Weed Growers

McMinnville-Area Vineyard Owners Don’t Like the Smell

Cannabis May 3 4:00 AM

Yes, You Can Still Get Fired for Testing Positive for Cannabis

A Proposed Bill Hoped to Change That. It Failed.

Cannabis Apr 26 4:00 AM

Just How Terrible Will Trump’s New Drug Czar Be?

His Name’s Tom Marino, and Pretty Terrible

Cannabis Apr 19 4:00 AM

Are Washington’s Edibles Stronger Than Oregon’s?

You’re Not Imagining It—They Are. Here’s Why.

Cannabis Apr 12 4:00 AM

Weed from Warm Springs May Be on the Way

Oregon Tribes Hope to Enter the Cannabis Market

Cannabis Mar 29 4:00 AM

It’s Never a Bad Idea to Be a Good Neighbor

With Cannabis, Try Not to Annoy Thy Neighbor

Cannabis Mar 22 4:00 AM

Has Anybody Been Worse for Weed Than Jeff Sessions?

Believe It or Not, This Guy Was

Cannabis Mar 15 4:00 AM

Cannabis in California Is About to Be a Big Deal

Legal Weed in the Golden State Will Have Impact in Oregon.

Cannabis Mar 1 4:00 AM

Federal Enforcement and the Congressional Cannabis Caucus

Despite Spicey’s Comments, Legislators Are Organizing for Pot Reform

Cannabis Feb 22 4:00 AM

Fact Checking the DEA

The ASA Forced the DEA to Correct Its Bad Pot Info

Cannabis Feb 15 4:00 AM

Is It Illegal to Be High in Public?

So You Smoked at Home, Then Went Out. Are You Breaking the Law?

Cannabis Feb 8 4:00 AM

CBD Isn’t Federally Legal... or Is It?

The Beneficial Cannabis Compound’s Current Legal Status Is Confusing

Cannabis Feb 1 4:00 AM

No, You Still Can’t Smoke Weed in Public

But Things Might Change Under Senate Bill 307

Cannabis Jan 25 4:00 AM

Possible New Pot Laws for Oregon in 2017

What New Legislation is on Oregon’s Docket?

Cannabis Jan 11 4:00 AM

Grass and the Gridiron

Can NFL Players Use Weed to Treat Injuries?

Cannabis Dec 28 4:00 AM

Is It a Good Idea to Bring Your Stash on the Road?

Idaho Doesn’t Care If You Purchased Your Weed Legally

Cannabis Dec 14 4:00 AM

Can Obama Change Weed Law Before Leaving Office?

Unfortunately, a Hail Mary Is Unlikely

Cannabis Nov 30 4:00 AM

Could Trump’s Attorney General Nominee Make Legal Weed Go Away?

Rolling Back Legalization Seems Unlikely, But Only Time Will Tell

Cannabis Nov 16 4:00 AM

The Tests for Driving While Stoned Aren’t Perfect Yet

A Magic Breathalyzer for Cannabis Doesn’t Exist

Cannabis Nov 2 4:00 AM

How Popular Is Weed These Days?

Weed Is Handily Outpolling Our Presidential Candidates

Cannabis Oct 19 4:00 AM

Weed on Election Day

Five More States Could Legalize Recreation Weed This Election Day

Cannabis Oct 5 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Growing Your Own

What You Need to Know

Cannabis Sep 21 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: A Deadline Looms for Pot Businesses

Packaging Regulations Take Effect October 1

Cannabis Sep 7 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Blue Ribbon Pot

Did the Oregon State Fair Award a Prize for Pot?

Cannabis Aug 24 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Hot Federal Weed Law Action!

No Rescheduling Cannabis, But Plenty of Other Activity

Cannabis Aug 17 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Weed Fraud at a Portland Dispensary

Of Pot, Felons, and Duped Canadians

Cannabis Aug 3 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Can I Make a Weed Ad?

You Can Make a Pot Commercial, But There Are Hoops to Jump Through

Cannabis Jul 20 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: How to Get Your Weed Worker Permit

It’s Not Hard, But You’ll Need to Study Up—and Pony Up

Cannabis Jul 13 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: California's Pot Initiative

Is That State’s Brand-New Cannabis Initiative Any Good?

Cannabis Jul 6 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Democrats and Weed

Did the Democratic Party Just Endorse Legalization?

Cannabis Jun 29 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Rescheduling Weed

Will Making Weed a Schedule II Drug Be Bad for Oregon?

Cannabis Jun 22 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Are Dispensary Owners Liable?

If a Customer Does Something Stupid, Are Business Owners to Blame?

Cannabis Jun 15 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: How Can Weed Still Be Illegal on a National Level?

The Feds May Be Moving Slowly, But There's No Turning Back

Cannabis Jun 8 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Are We Headed Toward "Big Canna"?

Are Giant Marijuana Companies on the Way?

Cannabis Jun 1 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Can I Invest in Weed?

"I Lucked into a Few Thousand Bucks. Can I Invest in Weed?"

Cannabis May 18 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Can I Patent My New Strain?

Patenting Isn't Easy, But It Can Be Done

Cannabis May 11 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Edibles Are Coming Your Way

Here's What You Need to Know About the New Rules for Edibles, Topicals, and Concentrates

Cannabis May 4 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Relaxing Weed's Legal Status

The Feds May Move Weed from Schedule I Classification. That's Not Good Enough.

Cannabis Apr 27 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Did the Feds Let Up on Medical Marijuana?

The US Department of Justice Finally Dismissed a Long-Standing Lawsuit

Cannabis Apr 13 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Oregon's Pot Tax Revenue Is Looking Good

January's Numbers Show the State May Have Hit a Sweet Spot

Cannabis Apr 6 4:00 AM

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The Oregon Hemp Scene Is Coming on Strong

Cannabis Mar 30 4:00 AM

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Is It Really a Felony to Process Weed Extracts?

Cannabis Mar 23 4:00 AM

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Canna Businesses Can't Get Bank Loans, and That's Okay

Cannabis Mar 16 4:00 AM

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Insure Yourselves!

Getting Insurance for Your Marijuana Grow Is a Good Idea

Cannabis Mar 9 4:00 AM

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Changes to Oregon Pot Laws

Cannabis Mar 2 4:00 AM

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Rate the Presidential Candidates—on Weed!

Cannabis Feb 24 4:00 PM

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Who's Got Your Info?

Cannabis Feb 17 5:00 PM

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Branding Your Bud, the Legal Way