Strain Review: Jilly Bean

A cross between the heady Space Queen and the rare, flavorful Orange Velvet

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Features
Jilly Bean is not the most potent nug on Portland’s Collective shelves, but it’s among the most genetically interesting hybrids in town. Of practically royal descent, it comes from the pairing of Space Queen (a popular, heady strain) and the rare Orange Velvet. With today’s focus on high THC content, milder strains like Orange Velvet are less widely grown. However, its striking flavor and scent ...   More
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Mary Romano

Colorado Pot Brownie: Wait, What? Oh, Man.

Our Fifty Plates tour gets Rocky Mountain High thanks to Coma weed brownies.

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Food & Drink
Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it. We're traveling to 50 Portland restaurants to try one distinctive food from each state. Our 50 Plates tour continues with a pot brownie from Colorado, which joined the union on August 1, 1876 and became the ...   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2014 Mary Romano

Don't Bogart That Tax

Portland is looking to tax weed—even before voters legalize it.


Politics
Come November, Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, giving the state the authority to regulate and tax weed sales. But Portland city leaders aren’t waiting to    More
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 AARON MESH

Willie Weed: Contact In The ’Couv

Willie Weed goes to buy weed in Vancouver, but there ain’t no weed.


Culture Features
The first time I spent any time in Vancouver was in the mid-’90s, drawn by the prospect of making out with my house-sitting girlfriend in a land devoid of parents and Oregon law. The house was a   More
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Strain Review: Matanuska Thunder Fuck

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Features
Remember the first time you tried Alaska Thunder Fuck? The fastest-acting sativa you'd ever smoked, with a sweet, savory taste as memorable as its name—if only there was more of a body high.Pure Oregon recently had an impressive harvest of Matanuska Thunder Fuck, the hybrid sibling from Mr. Thunderfuck's second marriage named for a valley in south of the Alaska Range, and it's unreal. Visually, ...   More
 
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Mary Romano

This Bud’s For You

Pick your perfect strain.


News Stories
Apple Kush The hallmarks here are the taste of set-out Fujis and a dense body melt that sedates without a knockout, ideal for everything from that Cirque du Soleil show about frogs to a matinee v   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

High Craft

Eco Firma Farms offers a glimpse at Portland’s artisanal pot future.


News Stories
Jesse is a little nervous. “I don’t take people up here,” he tells me. “And I was having second thoughts bringing you up. But then I wondered if you were worried I might try and kill y   More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Here is Who You May Soon Be Buying Weed From

Would-Be Clark County Weed Sellers and Growers from Spud's Buds to Vansterdam to Carol's Country Store to Green Onyx

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Features
Today, WW published the first installment of our new weed column, Willie Weed, which argues that marijuana will be legal in Oregon in two flicks of a lighter's flint.In Washington State, of course, pot may already be legally possessed, ignited and inhaled. And soon it will be legal to buy and sell. Washington started accepting sticky green applications from companies that want to make and sell weed ...   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Willie Weed: Weed Shall Overcome

Deep in my heart, I do believe...


Culture Features
Very soon, on what is likely to be a cloudy day, storefronts across Portland’s plucky northernmost suburb will be front and center for one of America’s newest and nuttiest experiments. The q   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Endo Days

Hit the black lights, weed is almost legal. Forget everything you know about pot culture.


Cover Story
The highs, they are a-changin’. On Nov. 6, 2012, America’s relationship with marijuana entered a hazy new era. Two states, including Oregon’s northern neighbor, voted to legalize pot, si   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

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