Consider the source they say. Well, when you ask the owner of a cannabis shop about their favorites, you can be pretty sure they at least have many choices and thought about it well before anyone ever asks. It’s the age old quality of a shop keeper, who knows their…Read More
Pure Green is slashing flower prices for all recreational customers. Beginning Monday July 24, Pure Green’s medical patients and recreational customers will pay the same pre-tax price for flower. Recreational customers will see prices drop dramatically. Ounces will go down by as much $90. Quarters will cost $20-$30 less and…Read More
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is proposing a far-reaching bill that would both legalize marijuana at the federal level and encourage states to legalize it locally through incentives. Speculation is that it won’t pass- but it seems like a great start. Read the whole article here.Read More
The American Academy of Pediatrics came out this week in favor of moving marijuana from Schedule 1, a category limited to drugs with no known or potential therapeutic effect, to Schedule 2. The change would make it easier to research the therapeutic effects of cannabis.
Seth Ammerman, a clinical professor in
At Pure Green, patient education is one of our top priorities. From our free Marijuana is Medicine lectures to our thoroughly knowledgeable staff, Pure Green has gained a reputation as the place to come learn about cannabis. Last November, I spoke at a national industry event about the importance of
In the last post, we looked at the needs of medical marijuana patients and recreational marijuana users to see where their needs align and where they differ. Once that is established, the next step is to create a system that meets the needs of both. Such a system should account
We have heard a lot lately about the relationship between medical and recreational cannabis. While Measure 91 explicitly left the medical system unchanged, the legislature is free to alter it as it sees fit and we can expect to see some changes in the medical system. But questions abound about
Last year, a group of Oregon cannabis growers, including Pure Green owners Matt and Meghan Walstatter, formed the Oregon Grower's PAC. The PAC's mission is to help cannabis growers engage with the legislative and rulemaking processes that will create the regulatory framework for the cannabis industry. Our membership includes cannabis
When many people think of the cannabis industry, they conjure images of long hair and dreadlocks, smoke billowing out of car windows, and unprepared stoners rolling into meetings hours late.
Those of us who operate differently are often hampered by this stereotype, and it arises in large part from misinformation born
One of the most exciting aspects of marijuana legalization involves new research into all aspects of the production and use of cannabis. For the last 80 years, marijuana research in the U.S. was primarily an underground affair. People experimented with new ways to grow or new medical preparations. But because
Marijuana legalization in the U.S. has been mostly a grass roots affair, with progress coming mainly at the state and local levels. On rare occasions we see some incremental advancement on the federal level. In early December, we saw two such changes.
The biggest headline involved a single sentence in a
As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, the number of teenagers who use cannabis continues to fall, according to the Monitoring the Future study conducted by the University of Michigan and the National Institute of Drug Abuse. The survey of 40,000 teenagers in grades 8, 10 and 12 found
It has been a busy week here at Pure Green, so busy that we are just getting to this blog post. We are growers and purveyors of medical cannabis, but we have a larger mission as well. We work hard to make certain that all patients have safe, affordable access
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