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Cannabis Activism

Neither Trump or Sessions Can Stop the Cannabis Community

It is an understatement to say that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is no friend to the cannabis community. Throughout his political career, Sessions has been on the wrong side of history on marijuana, even joking that he thought the Klu Klux Klan were decent folks until he learned that some […]

Oregon Senate
Cannabis Activism

Oregon House Bill 2198 Heads to Governor Brown

Oregon House Bill 2198 heads to Governor Kate Brown’s desk after passing the Senate 18 to 12 following the proposal sailing through the House 48 to 11. If signed by the governor, as expected, HB 2198 will establish the Oregon Cannabis Commission (OCC) and allow several thousand Oregon Medical Marijuana […]

Marijuana Legalization

Nevada Dispensary Association Announces Millions in Sales

At 12:01 on July 1, 2017, Nevada cannabis dispensaries made history by selling regulated marijuana to consumers over the age of 21 for the first time in state history. Nevada joined Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska as the first five states to officially legalize, regulate and tax the sale of […]

Oregon Legislature
Cannabis Activism

Oregon Legislature Should Pass House Bill 2198

House Bill 2198 is an important bill that will help Oregon continue to be a pioneer in implementing sensible cannabis laws that help patients, create jobs and generate revenue. HB 2198 establishes an Oregon Cannabis Commission that will report directly to the Oregon Legislature, helping the state adapt to the […]

Cannabis Activism

NORML Responds to Trump Administration’s Marijuana Policy

Donald Trump’s cannabis policy has been an enigma with many mixed messages as patients, advocates and industry participants have tried to determine how his administration would treat various state medical and recreational marijuana laws across the nation. While candidate Trump seemed to support medical marijuana and a states’ rights approach […]

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Cannabis Activism

Cannabis Cultivation Classic 2017 in Portland Tomorrow

The Cultivation Classic, produced by the alternative weekly newspaper Willamette Week, kicks off at 1pm tomorrow with a stacked lineup of great speakers and vendors. The Cultivation Classic is Oregon’s only event judging cannabis grown without any pesticides, only using products approved by the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) or […]