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OHA Issues Health Alert for Pesticide-Tainted Marijuana

OHA Issues Health Alert for Pesticide-Tainted Marijuana

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a health alert regarding marijuana products that may have been tainted with high levels of a pesticide and sold to about 130 people in the McMinnville area.

Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed In Oregon, Now Set To Open

Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed in Oregon, Now Set to Open

Starting this weekend, Oregonians can buy marijuana for recreational use at shops intended for that purpose. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced on Friday it has approved licenses for 26 retailers around the state, meeting a key deadline almost two years after voters passed a ballot measure legalizing pot.

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OLCC Expands Options for Medical Dispensaries Transitioning to Retail Allows for Sale of Existing Inventory of Marijuana Products

PORTLAND, Oreg., Sept. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided additional opportunities for medical dispensaries to become OLCC recreational marijuana retail licensees by allowing them to transfer their existing inventory and sell through that inventory until March 1, 2017.

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OLCC Licenses First Labs, Processors for Recreational Marijuana Market Labs Certified to Meet Stringent Testing Standards

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has issued licenses to the first two labs accredited to test cannabis flower and other cannabis products in Oregon’s regulated recreational marijuana system.

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Retailer Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) Training Available Special Lab CTS Webinar Coming Up

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As the Oregon Liquor Control Commission readies to license Recreational Marijuana retailers, the OLCC and Metrc®, the State of Oregon’s Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) provider, are providing a series of retailer specific CTS trainings across Oregon.

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Marley Natural™ Premium Cannabis Products Launch in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, is proud to launch its inaugural collection of premium cannabis flower, pre-rolls and oils, lifestyle accessories, and body care in Oregon this week.

Music Video Marketing: 'Legal' Cannabis Commercial by Mirth Provisions

Music Video Marketing: ‘Legal’ Cannabis Commercial by Mirth Provisions

On July 22, 2016, Mirth Provisions, maker of cannabis-infused beverages in the state of Washington, released what the company is calling “the world’s first-ever cannabis product commercial.”

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ODA Issues Stop Sale and Removal Orders on 14 Horticultural Products

PORTLAND, Ore., July 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture has issued 12 notices of statewide detainment and stop sale and removal orders for horticultural products that contain pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label.


The Summer Fair in Portland to Showcase Oregon’s Marijuana Industry

The Summer Fair marijuana festival—set for 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on July 24, 2016, at North Warehouse in Portland, Ore.—will showcase Oregon’s marijuana industry. Presented by the Oregon Cannabis Association, The Summer Fair offered free admission with a ticket to those who are 21 and older, but now the festival’s ticket site says the event is sold out.


Weed, Sun, Fun, Love: Oregrown Sponsors Craft Cannabis “Summer Fair”

PORTLAND, Ore., July 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On July 25, Oregonians will celebrate the bounty and diversity of cannabis at the Oregon Cannabis Association’s Summer Fair. Oregrown Industries, Oregon’s premier craft cannabis company, is the lead sponsor of the Portland event, which is free to adults 21 and over.

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OLCC Plans Packaging and Labeling Workshops Will Provide Overview of New Guidelines for Marijuana Products Workshops Slated for Eugene, Ashland, Bend & Portland

PORTLAND, Ore., June 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to provide recreational marijuana licensees and medical marijuana registrants information on new guidelines for recreational and medical marijuana packaging and labeling.

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OLCC Approves Cannabis Tracking System 3rd Party Software Providers

PORTLAND, Ore., June 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and Metrc™ have approved four software solution providers whose products are compatible for integration with the Oregon Recreational Marijuana Program Cannabis Tracking System (CTS).

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Recreational Marijuana Licenses Approved by OLCC Commission Gives Staff Authority to Grant Licenses Moving Forward

PORTLAND, Ore., June 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has approved 10 Recreational Marijuana producer licenses and also has delegated authority to the OLCC’s Executive Director to issue recreational marijuana licenses.

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Changing the Game: Marijuana & Athletics – Coming to Seattle July 31st

MARIN, Calif., June 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In an era of health and fitness, as well as a national cannabis boom, The 420 Games has become the latest “it” event series. The athletic themed marijuana events have taken root and quickly become a national phenomenon.


Baked Smart’s CannaCals™, the First Edible Safety Decal, Launches with Sconed – Toffee

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ —Baked Smart, a Portland based company, has designed and is distributing “Cannacals™”, an edible safety symbol that may be used on the majority of edibles on the market as a safeguard once an edible is outside the package. Baked Smart is promoting the use of a green cross on all cannabis infused food products.

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Arcview Awards First Marijuana Winner’s Fund Investment to SPARE

OAKLAND, Calif., May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — At The Arcview Group’s Investor Forum in Portland, OR May 1st-3rd, 2016, cannabis payments start-up SPARE received the highest pitch rating from Arcview’s group of high net worth investor members.

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OLCC Approves Recreational Marijuana Licenses First Group of Growers Represent Cross-Section of Marijuana Industry

PORTLAND, Ore., April 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has approved eight Recreational Marijuana producer licenses, the first licenses issued under Oregon’s legalized recreational marijuana system.

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DCG Opens Northwest Office to Provide Consulting and Business-Optimization Services to the Cannabis Industry in Washington and Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — DCG (Formerly Denver Consulting Group) (www.denverconsultinggroup.com), the nation’s leading cannabis industry consultancy, is opening an office in the Northwest to provide premier service to the region.

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Cannabis Connect Announces Registration for Beta Launch Updates of Online Cannabis Marketplace

PORTLAND, Ore., April 12, 2016 / Weed Wire / — Cannabis Connect, an idea-stage online marketplace for the cannabis community, announced today that consumers, producers and dispensaries can now register for updates on the beta launch of its platform, a web application that will enable registered users to legally share recreational marijuana flower, concentrates and edibles, as well as facilitate sales from licensed dispensaries.

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ArcView Group: Marijuana Entrepreneurs Pitch Hundreds of Private Investors In Portland May 2-3

PORTLAND, Oreg., April 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net worth investors from around the world eager to invest in the fastest growing industry in America will gather in Portland, OR at the Marriott Downtown Waterfront for a two day Shark Tank-like pitch forum on Monday, May 2nd and Tuesday, May 3rd, hosted exclusively for members of The ArcView Investor Network.

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Marijuana Retailer Kaya Holdings (OTCQB:KAYS) Unveils “Kaya Buddies™” Branded Cannabis Cigarettes

PORTLAND, Oreg., March 10, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:KAYS), announced today that it has begun its anticipated launch of proprietary brands of premium cannabis products with a line of connoisseur-grade, pre-rolled cannabis cigarettes to be branded Kaya Buddies™.

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OLCC: New Communication Channels for Recreational Marijuana Licensees Oregon: Department of Agriculture Creates Cannabis ListServ; Metrc Launches Twitter Handle

PORTLAND, Oreg., March 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Two of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s partners in regulating Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana market have announced new communication channels for the marijuana industry and other stakeholders.

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ArcView Hires Top Talent & Launches Winner’s Fund

OAKLAND, Calif., March 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, The ArcView Group announced the launch of a Winner’s Fund that will deploy $50,000 into a top-rated company at each of its upcoming pitch events and the hiring of a Chief Mentor who will spend hours helping each company prepare to pitch ArcView’s 500+ high net worth investor members.

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OLCC Announces Public Safety, Education & Enforcement Committee

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The OLCC is sponsoring a Public Safety, Education & Enforcement Committee, to gather law enforcement professionals from around the state to discuss public safety-related issues and coordination needs in implementing OLCC’s recreational marijuana program.

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OLCC Announces Workshops for Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) Licensees Required to Understand, Implement CTS

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 27, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) along with Franwell Metrc™, its vendor partner, will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to give prospective licensees in Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana system an overview of the state’s Cannabis Tracking System (CTS).

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