Strain Review: Matanuska Thunder Fuck


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.

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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.

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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


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

Endo Days

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

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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

What Legal Weed in Washington Means to Portlanders

Marijuana Pot Cannabis Leaf

Not to be outdone by the hilarious Seattle Police Department's guide to getting high now that weed is legal up there, the Portland Police Bureau issued its own (less hilarious) FAQ this afternoon.The long and short of it: Marijuana is still illegal here. Cops don't care (that) much about less than an ounce of weed. Don't drive stoned. Don't bike stoned, because you can still get a DUII.The best way ...   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

High-5 North to Vansterdam

A primer for potential pot tourists.

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Vancouver is rarely touted for its progressive politics, but Portland’s sister city to the north now may now have one solid, um, high point. With passage of ballot initiative I-502, Washingt   More
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

White Fang: A Chronic Sense of Friendship (New York City and Baltimore)


Day 17What the fuck is up!I'm basically texting this from my phone in the back of the 420 Bus (our big red truck) on the sunny, stony highway to Charlottesville, VA.The last I wrote we had ruled it in Buffalo. We went to NYC after that and played two shows. The first was at Silent Barn in Brooklyn. Its a smaller warehouse space with a basement. We played with our new friend (and long time Gnar Tapes ...   More
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 White Fang

Weed, the People: Opening the Market Creates a 'Major Marijuana Recession'

This week's cover story about the business of marijuana included a source who has five years' experience growing weed for the black market. The man we called Dan Beaumont recently stopped growing, harvesting his last crop out of his Northeast Portland home in October. As noted in the story, Beaumont is starting a family and says he is set to graduate from Portland State University this spring. But ...   More
Thursday, January 13, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Thermals Talk New Album with SPIN, Head to China

SPIN Magazine posted one of their "In the Studio" features today, checking in with Portland's favorite pop-post-punk (TM) band the Thermals. Thermals frontman Hutch Harris is always a quote machine, as evidenced by this turnaround: Do the Thermals have any pastimes in the studio? We smoke a lot of weed. But there's some more substantial information here as well. Turns out that Kathy Foster is ...   More
Thursday, March 11, 2010 CASEY JARMAN


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