Hotseat: Brendan Kennedy

The founder of legal weed’s biggest investor, Privateer Holdings, wants the door to Oregon kept open.


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Brendan Kennedy has $82 million to spend on weed. He wants to make sure he can blow some cash in Oregon. Kennedy is a Silicon Valley veteran who launched a tech firm and ran a company to acquire   More
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 AARON MESH, NIGEL JAQUISS

Down With Dab Girls

A feminist critique of sexy stoner chicks.


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The marijuana industry is being integrated into mainstream American culture, and fast. Mostly, that’s a good thing: better products tested by better labs to imbibe in sleek new vaporizers that m   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Mary Romano

Save the Date

How to celebrate the best 4/20 of our lifetime.


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April 20 needs a makeover.As far as dates on the Julian calendar go, this coming Monday doesn’t have a whole lot going for it. Consult Wikipedia: the birthday of Adolf Hitler, the anniversarie   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 WM. WILLARD GREENE

April 20 Events in Portland


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Free Hot Box BBQ at Bridge City Milton Friedman was bullshitting you: There is a lunch that’s so low in opportunity cost that it’s functionally free, and you will find it here on Monday, Apri   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 WW Staff

The Overdose

Taking 100 milligrams of THC is not awesome.


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It’s 4:29 pm, which I know because that’s what’s showing on the microwave. I’m hunched over in my desk chair, chest on top of forearms on top of thighs. I’ve been asleep, though I don’   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Tyler Hurst

Rec: The League

Touring the six Washington weed shops near Portland.


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The HerberyIMAGE: Daniel Cole 212 NE 164th Ave., No. 11, Vancouver, Wash., 360-841-7500, theherberynw.com.Vancouver’s newest legal weed emporium, the Herbery, is in a green-and-white plaza, cat   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 WW Staff

Marijuana Strains by Mood


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SOCIAL Purple Elvis Get down and deftly juggle multiple conversations with Purple Elvis tonight, as this sativa-dominant strain gives ADHD-like superpowers that allow for what at least looks   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Tyler Hurst

Mellow Gold

Testing the throwback super-strains of the ’70s.


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It’s an exciting time in weed. There are new strains on local shelves almost every week from growers who are creating endless blends from the strains in their collections. Although this rampan   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Mary Romano

Willie Nelson Plans to Open Chain of Weed Stores

But Oregon residency restrictions could leave Willie cryin' in the rain.

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As Oregon lawmakers debate whether to let out-of-state investors open recreational weed shops in the state, the list of potential merchants is growing.The latest? Willie Nelson. The Daily Beast reports the outlaw-country singer is launching a marijuana brand called "Willie's Reserve." His publicist also says Nelson will run a chain of pot stores in states with legal recreational dope. The publicist, ...   More
 
Friday, March 27, 2015 by Aaron Mesh

Joint Ventures

Starting a pot business? These companies want to help.


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Alexa Divett is getting a contact high. Divett runs Maya Media Collective, a Northeast Portland company that is part of the commercial frenzy surrounding the legalization of marijuana in Orego   More
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 AARON MESH

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