Some people don’t need to smoke bowls to get through life.
They just spring up in the morning and jump enthusiastically into the
mundane business of the day. Others, like me, can’t cry at a mo
How Ganja Jon went from nontoker to Portland pot legend.
Marijuana saved Jon Hamm’s life.
Sure, the kidney
transplant helped. But if it weren’t for pot, the 27-year-old from
Roseburg wouldn’t have had the will to make it to the hospital.
What will it take for Oregon to finally pass legal marijuana?
“One reason Measure 80 didn’t pass in Oregon is that the
big boys back East who put money into campaigns—Peter Lewis and George
Soros—the organizations they help fund aren’t particularly
A consumer’s guide to keeping your high—and everything that goes with it—local.
IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Oil Rig
Available at: Mellow Mood, 4119 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 235-7473, mellowmood.com ($1,700)
Hash oil is the new chronic—it’s basically THC
“It’s not like the way you think. You’d think everyone
would be out smoking and celebrating and having big parties in the
street. It’s not like that at all.” —John, recreational mariju
The scene: Timberline (timberlinelodge.com) sits
high on glaciated Mount Hood, offering stunning views and year-round
skiing on its upper section. Summer is the busiest time here, as n
IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Billy Goat soft-snow skis
By ON3P, on3pskis.com.
Hand-ground with bamboo core.
$799 at Next Adventure, 426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextdventure.net.
If you spent the last few decades skiing, you may have
missed the analog-game renaissance. Led by efficient and humorless
German visionaries like Reiner Knizia and Klaus Teuber, board games are
32 ways to distract yourself during the dark days to come.
Only the strong survive Stumptown winters with all their
marbles in the bag. Even those who claim to love the rainy season know
that the gray, low-hanging clouds always transform from familiar fri