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.


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

Strain Review: White McWidow

Willie Weed
The original White Widow is to Amsterdam what the cheesesteak is to Philly or the bacon-topped maple doughnut is to Portland. The Widow was a breakout hit on the city’s coffeehouse scene, winnin   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 MAJOR E. SKINNER

Dope Without Borders

Big Weed is coming—unless Salem erects a fence at the state line.

Meghan and Matt Walstatter often argue about who should cash in on legal weed in Oregon. The Walstatters run Pure Green Gardens, a Portland medical-marijuana grow with a dispensary in the Holl   More
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 AARON MESH

Testing Trainwreck

Four labs return very different potency results from the same marijuana batch.

News Stories
Customers at Nectar Cannabis use several methods to choose the weed that’s right for them.  Some trust the budtenders at the medical marijuana dispensary on Northeast Sandy Boulevard to   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 AARON MESH


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