Tag: Oregon

Oregon Has Received More Than $54 Million In Marijuana Tax Payments So Far This Year


Oregon Recreational Success Story- Tax Revenue over 50 Million In 2016 Oregon has received more than $54 million in marijuana tax payments so far this year - According to the Oregon Department of Revenue, statewide marijuana tax receipts for the year totaled $54,506,832 as of Nov. 30. The state has seen steadily ... Read More
December 14, 2016Daily Dose
Medical Marijuana Has Been Life-Changing


Families are moving to Colorado, California and Oregon to treat their children’s health conditions. According to the Guardian, people are even immigrating to the U.S. in order to treat disorders associated with seizures for their children when marijuana is outlawed in their home nation and are deemed “international marijuana refugees”. The paper ... Read More
May 10, 2016Chris Nazarenus
Difference Between Recreational Marijuana And Oregon Medical Marijuana Program


Even in states where recreational marijuana is legal, patients prefer medical marijuana From Marvolo: "With marijuana being legalized for recreational use, a lot of people are choosing to no longer use the OMMP (Oregon Medical Marijuana Program). I just wanted to explain the differences between the two and shed some light ... Read More
March 10, 2016Andrew Bohan


Marijuana calms the violent outbursts of an autism patient Alex Echols has severe autism caused by tuberous sclerosis. His parents tried everything, even sending Alex to a home, before deciding to try medical marijuana.  
February 24, 2016Andrew Bohan


Medical marijuana is legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but there are still use cases that are very controversial, like medical marijuana for children. Some claim it's a wonder drug for epilepsy, severe autism, and even to quell the harsh side effects of chemotherapy, while others decry ... Read More
February 4, 2016Andrew Bohan


Owners of 245 dispensaries around the state reported combined first week retails sales were around $11 million. That's a ton of green for Oregon's legalized weed. First week sales more than double what Colorado's first week sales were. Oregon is the fourth state to allow recreational marijuana sales to adults over 21 ... Read More
October 9, 2015Chris Nazarenus


Steve DeAngelo and Harborside Health Center will open doors as adult-use sales begin on October 1, 2015 Oregon’s adult-use cannabis sales officially begin on October 1, 2015. This date also marks the opening of Harborside Portland—a branch of California’s iconic Harborside Health Center, originally founded by Steve DeAngelo in 2006. The shop ... Read More
September 30, 2015Meghan Ridley


An Oregon family was out of options. Medical Marijuana for Autism symptom relief in Oregon. Alex, their 11 year old son’s autistic rage was out of control to the point that his parents had to institutionalize him. He was hurting himself and others. His parents wanted their son back, so they tried ... Read More
March 18, 2015Daily Dose


By Rob Kampia  |  Published in The Huffington Post The marijuana policy reform movement reached a significant milestone this month when Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (D) signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana in the nation's fifth-largest state. With medical marijuana officially on the books in Illinois -- as well as in New Hampshire, where ... Read More
August 23, 2013Sam Sabzehzar