The owner of the World Famous Cannabis Café announced Monday that she will close her doors next week after another warning by public health officials that the establishment violates indoor air rules. The cafe will host its final Stoner Bingo session March 7, said Madeline Martinez, a longtime marijuana legalization advocate and owner of the […]

DispensaryNext Conference & Expo, CannaGrow Expo and Science of Cannabis Summit have all been named in Bizzabos’, ‘25 Cannabis Events That Are Shaping A New Industry‘: DispensaryNext Conference | February 1 – 2, 2016 Explore emerging technologies and best practices related to the cannabis dispensary industry during this two-day conference. The event takes place in […]

DispensaryNext Conference & Expo is making its second appearance in Portland, OR this February 1 + 2, 2016 at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel. Whether you are in the process of starting a dispensary or working to maintain a world-class shop, this event is designed for you. As an attendee of DispensaryNext, you will […]

In a land where heaps of cannabis have been continually cultivated since at least the 1970s, it’s interesting to think new legalization and recreational cannabis laws will have any actual effect on the Oregon scene. At this year’s first CannaGrow Expo, a two-day educational event dedicated to the art and science of growing cannabis, it […]

In an effort to provide Oregon cannabis growers their best chance at success in the new recreationally legal marijuana market, the CannaGrow Expo will host its next show in Portland on August 28 – 29 at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel. With the recent July 1st change in cannabis laws allowing individuals to grow […]

If you care about growing a world-class cannabis dispensary, you need to attend DispensaryNext. As the Cannabis industry develops and legalization efforts sweep the nation, high standards of conduct must emerge for cannabis dispensaries around the country. DispensaryNext is designed to highlight the cannabis retailers “doing it right” in this rapidly emerging market. It’s an […]

This November Oregonians will get to vote on Measure 91 and get to choose whether they want to legalize recreational marijuana for people who are 21 or older. Measure 91 would allow a person to possess up to 8 ounces of marijuana and to cultivate up to four plants. It would also give the Oregon […]

A Portland, Ore., suburb is considering putting a sales tax on recreational marijuana while it’s still illegal in hopes of getting a cut of the revenue if voters pass a measure allowing its recreational use in November. The city of Ashaland, Oregon has already approved a sales tax on marijuana, and the Hillsboro city council will vote next […]

“Initiative Petition 53 has qualified for the November ballot,” Tony Green, communications director for Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown, confirmed to The Huffington Post Tuesday. This means that this November, Oregon voters will get to decide whether they want to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana. The petition was submitted by New Approach Oregon, a […]

Advocates of legal marijuana in Oregon have gathered more than the required number of signatures to get a measure on the November ballot that could permit recreational use of the drug by adults. New Approach Oregon said the group had collected over 100,000 signatures – more than the 87,213 needed by July 3 – for […]

There has been some question recently about whether New Approach Oregon would have the resources to get on the ballot, but the campaign manager of the  initiative expressed confidence about qualifying for the November ballot. Her group started collecting signatures last week. Liz Kaufman, the veteran political consultant running the campaign for New Approach Oregon, […]