Tons of Free Cannabis at The Summer Fair

What’s better than holding a snowcone in your hand on a hot summer day? Holding a snowcone infused with just the right amount of cannabis on a hot summer day.   Better still?   Enjoying the snowcone, along with an assortment of some of Oregon’s choicest cannabis and cannabis products, for free.   Organized and […]

New Buying Options for the Oregon Cannabis Consumer!

  It’s a big day for Oregon cannabis sales! No longer restricted to 7 grams of flower, dispensaries will now be allowed to sell adult use customers over the age of 21 low dose edibles (5 milligrams of THC per serving in packages that sell up to 15 mg THC total), topicals, and pre-packaged concentrate […]

Unity Cypher Travels the East Coast

  Unity isn’t always an easy thing to find in cannabis today. The Federal Government has left states to fend for themselves, resulting in cannabis policies that change depending on your exact geographic location. New York won’t let you smoke flower, Maryland (still struggling to issue its first license) won’t sell you edibles. It’s completely legal […]

The Future of Legalization: Give It Up, Oregon

  Making friends in Oregon just got a lot easier. As of midnight on July 1 anyone in Oregon can possess up to an ounce of cannabis in public while hoarding up to eight ounces inside their homes. It is still very much illegal to consume cannabis in public, and that includes your front porch […]

The Future of Legalization: SSDP’s Betty Aldworth

   It’s not hyperbole to say that Betty Aldworth is a rock star in the cannabis movement. As the advocacy director for Colorado’s successful Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in 2012, a former deputy director of the National Cannabis Industry Association, and current executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, she has perhaps […]

Marijuana Monkey Murders with Adam Eidinger

  “Pick a few monkeys…and kill them.”     I sit before a victorious Adam Eidinger at a table bearing the spoils of that victory. Fliers and stickers and a few information cards that double as joint tips are strewn about the long workspace, along with the material for hats he’s sewing for his next project. […]

The Future of Legalization: Stay Home, DC

  Rejoice, citizens of our nation’s capital, for this morning cannabis is sort of legal, and your mayor roams free. As of today, anyone over age 21 is able to consume marijuana in a home they own and grow up to six plants, with three flowering. You can possess up to two ounces, though not on […]

The Future of Legalization: It’s Your Day, Alaska

  Today is a big day for cannabis connoisseurs everywhere, but especially in Alaska, as The Last Frontier became the third state to allow recreational cannabis use by adults.   (It’s also a big day for AP photographer Mark Thiessen, whose picture of Charlo Greene was used in almost every article I looked at to […]

The Future of Legalization: D.C.’s Initiative 71

  The Law, Briefly   With 69 percent of voters checking yes on Initiative 71, Washington DC approved marijuana legalization by the largest margin of any state. The initiative had broad support, with citizens of every age, gender, race, and ethnicity backing legalization, and won all but one of the city’s precincts.   The Legalization […]

The Future of Legalization: Alaska’s Ballot Measure 2

  The Law, Briefly   With about 52 percent of the vote, Alaska passed Ballot Measure 2 and became the fourth state in two years to legalize recreational marijuana while taxing and regulating sales. (For comprehensive coverage from the Alaska Dispatch News, click here.)   Once the measure becomes law it will be legal to possess […]