DOJ Investigating Signature Gathering By Campaign Contributor To Incoming AG Ellen Rosenblum


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Earlier this week, WW reported that former Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Ellen Rosenblum, who will be sworn in as Oregon's first female attorney general on June 29, enters office facing potential conflicts of interest because of the large campaign contributions she accepted from marijuana interests. It turns out those conflicts will bubble to the surface immediately.WW has learned that the Oregon Department ...   More
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Cash Crop

Oregonians seek fun and fortune in the marijuana fields of Mendocino County.


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Big Head Buck’s story is a familiar one in this economy: A 27-year-old special-education teacher for Portland Public Schools, Buck—who declined to give his real name and provided his own alias   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 AP KRYZA

Budget Bud

Why Oregon has America’s cheapest weed.


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In Oregon, we have high precipitation, high unemployment and very high standards for coffee. But the cost of getting high? That’s low. The price of marijuana is lower in Oregon than in any o   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 JONATHAN FROCHTZWAJG

Weed All About It

Will 2012 be the year Oregon finally adopts a reasonable marijuana policy?


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Oregonians love marijuana. Take a walk along Southeast Clinton Street some summer evening and you’ll get contact confirmation.  The most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, from    More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Easy-Baked

Cutting-edge cooking with cannabis.


Food Reviews & Stories
THC can be absorbed into the blood in many ways, and people figured out how to eat it pretty early on. Consequently, there are heaps of literature out there on how to ingest dope, and most of th   More
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 JEFF MCCARTHY

VIDEO: From West Point To Pot Smuggler, A Third-Party Congressional Candidate's Adventure

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The major party candidates to replace Oregon's former First Congressional District Rep. David Wu—Democrat Suzanne Bonamici and Republican Rob Cornilles—have captured most of the media attention and donor support. But WW also took the time last week to interview the third-party candidates in the race who will also appear on the ballot for the Jan. 31 special election: Progressive Party candidate ...   More
 
Monday, January 9, 2012 COREY PEIN

Hard Drug Holidays: Adding Up Portland Arrests Over New Year's

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The results are in from the holiday weekend. What follows is a list of the most-abused substances in Portland, as roughly measured by the charges upon arrest for people booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center between Friday, Dec. 31, 2011 and Sunday, Jan. 2, 2012.Cocaine: 18Heroin: 18Meth: 17Alcohol (on public property): 7Prescription drugs (unspecified): 2 These results don't show 39 charges ...   More
 
Thursday, January 5, 2012 COREY PEIN

Cannabis Activist Paul Stanford Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

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 Longtime Portland marijuana activist Paul Stanford today pleaded guilty in Marion County Circuit Court to one count of Oregon personal income-tax evasion. Stanford agreed to a sentence of 18 months' probation and 160 hours of community service.The charge stems from Stanford's failure to file a 2009 tax return. He was also accused of failing to file his 2008 return when he was indicted earlier ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

Smoke Screened

A pot user is denied pain meds. Advocates say he’s not alone.


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Johan Mathiesen has smoked pot recreationally for 45 years.  “It’s my coffee, my tobacco, whatever you want. It’s my social drug,” says Mathiesen, a 69-year-old deli clerk at New Seaso   More
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

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