The Oregon Health Authority released yet another round of regulations governing edibles, this time allowing sweet edibles, just hours before a ban was to take effect. The new regs cover both THC-infused products and their packaging. With regard to the products, they may not be brightly colored or "in the shape
In a study discussed by the Huffington Post in the link below, researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have concluded that legal marijuana may be responsible for decreases in violent crime. "After controlling for a host of known factors related to changes in crime rates...we found no evidence of
The Oregon Health Authority announced new rules last week that would ban all sweet THC-infused edibles. The rules would prohibit Oregon Medical Marijuana Facilities from transferring to patients any "tetrahydrocannabinol-infused product that is manufactured in a form that resembles cake-like products, cookies, candy, or gum, or that otherwise may be attractive
Pure Green is proud to be the recipient of one of the initial eight Medical Marijuana Facility Permits issued in Oregon. This is a historic day along the road to legal cannabis, and we feel honored to be a part of it. We want to thank all of the patients, growers and
Pure Green is excited to be part of The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Portland's Medical Marijuana Symposium, from 2-5 pm on Sunday April 6. The event will be held at the Roseland Theater and will feature a number of speakers, including lobbyist Geoff Sugerman, attorney Amy Margolis, Jesse Peters of Eco Firma farms
On Monday March 3, the Oregon Health Authority began accepting license applications for Medical Marijuana Facilities. According to this article in the Oregonian, state officials received 289 permit applications, including 135 in Multnomah County. Among those applications was one for Pure Green, Oregon's premiere destination for Medical Marijuana Products. We
The Oregon Legislature is currently considering SB 1531. As originally drafted, the bill would have allowed cities and counties to ban Medical Marijuana Facilities outright. The Bill was amended by the Senate to allow local governments to regulate the time, place and manner that dispensaries can operate, but not ban
According to this post on the Westword blog, medical marijuana facilities don't bring additional crime to their neighborhoods. In fact, a medical marijuana facility doesn't have any more impact on its neighborhood than a coffee shop or a drugstore. The post cites a recent study released by the University of Colorado
This article from the Huffington Post details the ingenuity of Girl Scout Danielle Lei, who sold 117 boxes of cookies in two hours outside The Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco, CA. The Huffington Post calls this "perhaps the greatest display of entrepreneurial spirit in modern history." Read
The federal government has recently issued guidance to banks allowing them to work with medical marijuana businesses, but as this article from mmjbusinessdaily.com explains, banks have been left with as many questions as answers. While the new guidance does allow banks to work with businesses like us, it leaves them
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