Mary Romano's Last Dance

My name is Lauren Terry, and I’m one of the thousands of recent liberal arts college grads shocked to find themselves employed in the cannabis industry. I never would have guessed that two years a   More
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 LAUREN TERRY

Green: A Field Guide to Marijuana

Welcome to the new age of weed porn.

Sure, pot coffee-table book Green (Chronicle, 400 pages, $30) is subtitled A Field Guide to Marijuana, but that’s kind of like calling a Victoria’s Secret catalog a field guide to women. Green i   More
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Review: Pax 2 Vaporizer

Before I had an iPod, I owned at least two other devices that played MP3s. First, a RioVolt SP90 that played data discs. Then, a 512MB thumb drive thing that cost like $50 and did everything a   More
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 MARTIN CIZMAR

Dispensary Review: Front Avenue Medicinals

Willie Weed
When it comes to 24-hour dispensaries near Waterfront Park, the average Oregon Medical Marijuana Program patient might plan to bring pepper spray when showing up after midnight. But Front Avenue   More
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Mary Romano

Hotseat: Brendan Kennedy

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

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.

Cover Story
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,’s newest legal weed emporium, the Herbery, is in a green-and-white plaza, cat   More
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 WW Staff


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