Advocates Plan Ballot Measure for Cannabis Cafes

From Willamette Week: Cannabis advocacy group the New Revenue Coalition wants Oregon lawmakers to expand the number of places where consumers can light up. Currently, Oregon law effectively restricts cannabis consumption to private residences—but many landlords don’t allow tenants to smoke in rented properties. Coalition spokesman Sam Chapman says his group will push lawmakers in 2019 to Read more about Advocates Plan Ballot Measure for Cannabis Cafes[…]

It’s Time To Legalize Social Use Cannabis Businesses In Oregon

From WeedNews.co: On August 29, the New Revenue Coalition will host a kick-off event to announce efforts to work with the Oregon State Legislature to license and regulate cannabis social consumption. The NRC will also file with the state to begin collecting signatures for a 2020 ballot initiative should the 2019 legislative efforts fail to Read more about It’s Time To Legalize Social Use Cannabis Businesses In Oregon[…]

Cannabis Cafes Could be Coming to Oregon Soon

From InternationalCBC.com: Legal cannabis in Oregon has brought thousands of jobs to the state and has generated millions of dollars in revenue, exceeding government expectations. In fact, the Beaver State brings in $20 million every quarter in cannabis taxes, doubling the $40 million that state financial analysts thought would be the maximum generated in a year. Read more about Cannabis Cafes Could be Coming to Oregon Soon[…]

Oregon Weed Advocates Contemplating Ballot Measure to Legalize Cannabis Cafes

From Willamette Week: The cannabis advocacy group the New Revenue Coalition wants Oregon lawmakers to expand the number of places where consumers can light up. Currently, Oregon law effectively restricts cannabis consumption to private residences but many landlords don’t allow renters to smoke in rented properties. Sam Chapman, a spokesman for the New Revenue Coalition, Read more about Oregon Weed Advocates Contemplating Ballot Measure to Legalize Cannabis Cafes[…]

Haute Pot: How High-End California Chefs Are Cashing In On Marijuana

From NPR.org: Leave it to California to combine high-end cuisine with the kind of ingredients that might actually get you high. It’s an increasingly lucrative niche for chefs in San Francisco and Los Angeles — cities already well known for trendy food culture. Chefs and entrepreneurs making cannabis-infused foie gras and “stoner souffles” have been Read more about Haute Pot: How High-End California Chefs Are Cashing In On Marijuana[…]

Advocates want ‘common consumption spaces’ for cannabis in Oregon

From KPTV.com: PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Advocates for legal marijuana say there’s a big loophole in the current Oregon law: while it is legal to consume under certain guidelines, the law doesn’t create a place where people can legally and safely do that. That’s why the co-founders of a Portland coalition, along with Oregon Sen. Read more about Advocates want ‘common consumption spaces’ for cannabis in Oregon[…]

Push To Legalize Marijuana Consumption Spaces in Oregon Kicks Off

From MarijuanaMoment.net: An Oregon lawmaker is preparing a renewed push to legalize marijuana consumption lounges—and, if going through the state legislature doesn’t work, a coalition of cannabis businesses and advocates says they are prepared to go to the ballot. As in most other states that have ended marijuana prohibition for adults, efforts to allow “cannabis Read more about Push To Legalize Marijuana Consumption Spaces in Oregon Kicks Off[…]