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PUBLISHED: February 9th 2016

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Agriculture stopped the sale of a pesticide used by marijuana growers because one of its active ingredients is not listed on the product label. The agency says the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 9th 2016

MEDFORD, Ore. — Facebook has shut down a Rogue Valley marijuana dispensary’s page as part of a nationwide crackdown on anything that promotes drugs. Breeze Botanicals, which has Oregon locations in Ashland and Gold Hill,

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: February 6th 2016

Portland is such a unique and quirky place to live and it’s why the slogan, “Keep Portland Weird” fits so well. You can always find something to fulfill any creative or adventurous yearning, and the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 5th 2016

EUGENE, Ore. — A food manufacturing operation proposed for west Eugene would cook up some seriously potent snacks. The common ingredient? Marijuana. SightGlass Management, a San Francisco firm, wants to lease a 2,970-square-foot warehouse building

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: February 2nd 2016

We finally have the official music video for “Meowpurrdy” from the Meow The Jewels album by Run The Jewels, featuring Lil Bub, Maceo, and Delonte. For those not in the know, Meow the Jewels is

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 1st 2016

Vancouver soon will have three more shops selling bags of legal bud. On Monday, the Vancouver City Council voted 5-1 in favor of increasing the number of pot shops in city limits from six

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 1st 2016

KALAMA — Two months after clearing a major zoning hurdle, what could be Kalama’s first marijuana growing operation may be hitting a legal stone wall. Two individuals and two couples who live near a proposed

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: February 1st 2016

WASHINGTON — The Government Accountability Office says the Justice Department needs to better document how it’s tracking the effect of marijuana legalization in the states. In a report Monday, investigators noted that the DOJ said in

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 28th 2016

DENVER  — Seeking a safe haven in Colorado’s legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state’s sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 28th 2016

TACOMA — The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, marking their first foray into the Washington’s budding marijuana industry. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that Gov. Jay Inslee signed a

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 27th 2016

Green Queen is a hybrid strain that comes from Green Crack + Space Queen, the sample I’m

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 26th 2016

The Prevent! Coalition of Clark County is hosting a public meeting about talking to youth about marijuana. The Cannabis Conversations meeting is 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Educational Service District 112, 2500 N.E. 65th

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 21st 2016

DENVER — States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry’s ongoing difficulty in banking means they need

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 21st 2016

Pure Green in Portland is one of my favorite shops to visit, not only do they have a good selection and good prices, but their budtenders are very knowledgeable on the products they carry and are always able

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 21st 2016

Valentine’s Day is coming up and I think it’s time we all stray from the norm. Let’s leave crowded restaurants and overpriced flowers in the past and move onto something more sexy and tantalizing by

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 21st 2016

We have a new submission to the “Music To Smoke To” section here on MNG and I’m pretty stoked about it. I usually post music from already established musicians who are more mainstream, mostly because that’s

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 20th 2016

I can’t believe it’s been a year since High End Market Place opened up the doors to their cozy cannabis shop in Downtown Vancouver, but alas time flies and they’re getting ready to commemorate 1 year

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 19th 2016

The owner of a marijuana shop violating Clark County’s moratorium on pot sales made an impassioned plea Tuesday for the county council to repeal the ban. John Larson, owner of Sticky’s Pot Shop on

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 19th 2016

As Washington’s marijuana industry emerges from its infancy, the numbers are starting to talk. In the first year of sales, June 2014 to June 2015, Clark County sold more recreational marijuana than 20 other

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 16th 2016

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — When medical marijuana became available this month in New York, Brittany Barger was one of the first patients to navigate the state’s rules and make it through a dispensary door.

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 12th 2016

What is it about Erykah Badu’s beautiful mind, where she can turn songs that are good in their own reagard and then turning it into something even better? It all started when she remixed Drake’s “Hotline

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 12th 2016

If we wanted to give a true example of the word cliche, then the way cannabis users are often portrayed in the media and movies is just that…a cliche. All this anti-cannabis brain-washing started decades

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 12th 2016

This past Sunday we lost an incredible legend, David Bowie succumbed to the cancer that had taken over his body 18 months earlier. I won’t act like I am some Bowie super fan, but I

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 11th 2016

The Vancouver City Council is leaning toward increasing the number of recreational marijuana stores from six to nine — but that’s still three pot shops shy of the 12 licenses the state Liquor and Cannabis

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 11th 2016

Hazel Dell — Sticky’s Pot Shop has been served. Clark County code enforcement on Monday served the marijuana store at 9411 N.E. Highway 99 with an order to stop selling marijuana products within 10 days. If

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 11th 2016

The Oregonian PORTLAND — Oregon’s recreational marijuana consumers, at least those who opt to shop in dispensaries, seem to be taking a new state sales tax in stride, many dispensary owners say. On Jan. 1,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 8th 2016

PORTLAND — The World Famous Cannabis Cafe in Portland has remained open and smoky despite new indoor air provisions that took effect Jan. 1. The Oregonian reports that while the cafe is operating as business

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 7th 2016

A newly opened marijuana shop in Hazel Dell has put its owner in a sticky situation. Sticky’s Pot Shop opened its doors late last month at 9411 N.E. Highway 99, defying Clark County’s moratorium

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

Back when weed first became legal to purchase in Washington, back when it was over $100 for an 8th I reviewed the strain, Cinex, a hybrid whose parents are Cinderella 99 and Vortex. For this

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

Is 2 Chainz still doing his show Most Expensivest Shit? In season 2 of his GQ series, Tity Boy and Dr. Dina smoke some expensive ass weed that goes for $800 an ounce and wrapped that

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

DENVER — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought federal approval for a credit union aimed at serving Colorado’s marijuana businesses, saying pot is still illegal under federal law. Fourth Corner Credit Union

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

It’s not often that I smoke a pre-roll all the way through without stopping, but with Deep

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

It’s not often that I smoke a pre-roll all the way through without stopping, but with Deep

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

Watch as Conan, Ice Cube, and Kevin Hart take a Team CoCo staff member out for a driving lesson. The video starts off with Conan and Diana driving around, but things get funny when they

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: January 6th 2016

This review is of Grandaddy Purple, a strain that was originally posted on and reviewed for the Cannabis Daily Record. I really enjoyed GDP, it’s one of those strains that hits your mind with bubbly exuberance,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 5th 2016

PORTLAND — Oregon residents looking to enter the recreational marijuana business can now apply for a license. The Oregonian reports that the license paperwork became available Monday morning. At noon, 70 people had submitted the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: January 4th 2016

LONGVIEW — As the price of marijuana continues to drop, Washington pot businesses are struggling to keep up with the changes. The Daily News reports that since legal marijuana entered the market in July 2014,

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 31st 2015

DENVER — Snoop Dogg has his own line of marijuana. So does Willie Nelson. Melissa Etheridge has a marijuana-infused wine. As the fast-growing marijuana industry emerges from the black market and starts looking like

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Mrs. Nice Guy

PUBLISHED: December 29th 2015

Hey guys, I’ve been on a little hiatus since the holidaze began in Nov and I do apologize. I have a bunch of reviews in the works and hope you’re all excited! For now I’d

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 27th 2015

DENVER — A marijuana banking case set for arguments Monday is testing the federal government’s stated goal of addressing the cash-only nature of the quasi-legal pot industry. But should pot sellers be able to use

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 27th 2015

DENVER — A marijuana banking case set for arguments Monday is testing the federal government’s stated goal of addressing the cash-only nature of the quasi-legal pot industry. But should pot sellers be able to use

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 27th 2015

DENVER — The $3.5 billion U.S. marijuana market is emerging as one of the nation’s most power-hungry industries, with the 24-hour demands of thousands of indoor growing sites taxing electricity grids and unraveling hard-earned gains

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 26th 2015

SALEM, Ore. — Banks in Oregon are reluctant to deal with the state’s new legal marijuana businesses because many fear a federal backlash. Securing something as simple as a checking account can be nearly

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 19th 2015

PORTLAND — Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have approved a plan to build a facility to grow marijuana on their reservation in central Oregon and sell it at tribe-owned stores outside the

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 17th 2015

PORTLAND — The U.S. Postal Service says it’s illegal to mail materials containing advertising for marijuana products, even in states that have legalized the federally controlled substance. The statement released this week comes in response

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PUBLISHED: December 16th 2015

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Liquor and Cannabis Board says it will increase the maximum number of marijuana stores in the state to help serve those who use the drug for medical reasons. The board said Wednesday

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The Columbian / Associated Press

PUBLISHED: December 10th 2015

SALEM, Ore. — A new group of Oregon hemp advocates will ask lawmakers to help clear roadblocks holding back the state’s hemp farming industry. The Bend Bulletin reports that the Oregon Industrial Hemp Farmers

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PUBLISHED: December 7th 2015

A divided Vancouver City Council is on track to keep the number of recreational marijuana stores capped at six rather than allow three more stores. A motion Monday night to amend the city’s zoning

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