Sticky: Marijuana links

I put out a call online for user-recommended links to learn more about cannabis. If we get more I’ll keep adding them to this post, and feel free to make your own suggestions in the comments section as well.


Here’s what we have so far:

Quick links to menus of Clark County stores (for addresses/info see the store section further down in this post):

High End Market Place
New Vansterdam
Main Street Marijuana
Cannabis Country Store
The Herbery

Strains: – Seattle based company with strain reviews and recommendations, guides and more.
Medical Marijuana Strains – listing of strains and what ailments they may help.
Thread TV – Video strain reviews from Farmer Tom Lauerman, a Vancouver medical grower.
Seed Finder – Marijuana strain database

News and info:

Marijuana coverage in The Columbian – Yup, shameless self-promotion
High Times Magazine – Probably the biggest magazine out there about all things cannabis.
Cannabis Culture Magazine – Online news, info and entertainment.
Willie Weed (Willamette Week)
Marijuana coverage in the Oregonian
Cannabis Reader
Cannabis Now Magazine
Culture Magazine
Marijuana Venture Magazine
Marijuana Business Daily
420 Magazine – news and info.
MJ Headline News – the MJ Business Association’s news site.
Legal Weed Washington – I-502 news and info
The Cannabist – marijuana news and strain reviews from Colorado and the Denver Post.
The Evergreen – Seattle Times pot blog
Schaffer Library of Drug Policy – lots of information, research, history. – National map of dispensaries, legal stores and other info.
Erowid Cannabis – FAQs, history and info.
Jack Herer’s The Emperor Wears No Clothes – history of cannabis
High Above Seattle – Seattle focused cannabis news
Weed Wiki – Wikipedia for marijuana
Big Buds Magazine – Cannabis culture news and videos
ShortCannabisVideos – educational videos about cannabis and cannabis compounds
Project CBD – info about the CBD component of cannabis
Cannabis dictionary from The Cannabist.
The Weed Blog
Price of Weed medical marijuana site.

Local discussion

Cannabis Chronicles – because, well, shameless self-promotion
The Russ Belville Show – Pot radio based in the Pacific Northwest
Green Stream – Pot radio show on NWCZ in the Pacific Northwest
Mrs. Nice Guy – Vancouver pot blogger
Mrs. Nice Guy on YouTube
Potrapreneur: A Newbie’s Journey – Vancouver blogger new to pot
Reddit – “Recreational Weed in Vancouver” thread
Pot Exchange blog

Sites for women

Ladybud Magazine
Marijuana Business Association Women’s Alliance
Women Grow networking group.

Science and research

Washington Marijuana I-502 data
National Cancer Institute Cannabis Q&A – with evidence of it treating various things.
Leaf Science
Web MD Marijuana Research Science page
NIDA – (which has been criticized for only funding negative research)
NORML recent research page (Research listed by the largest marijuana advocacy group)
Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research (at UC San Diego)
Science Daily marijuana news
Sanjay Gupta on why he changed his mind about marijuana
Marijuana Policy Project (Advocacy group) list of medical marijuana study references.
Humboldt University list of marijuana research
University of Washington learn about marijuana page.
60 peer-reviewed studies on medical marijuana
Marijuana clinical studies and case reports.

Political Stuff:

Washington NORML
Washington Marijuana Policy Project
420 Leaks
Real Legalization Campaign
Committee for Adult Use Standards and Ethics of Marijuana
PREVENT! Substance Abuse Coalition
Partnership for Drug Free Kids
Americans for Safe Access (medical)
Bob Dingethal – pro cannabis industry candidate for Congress

Business Stuff:

Marijuana Business Association
National Cannabis Industry association
Northwest Producers, Processors and Retailers Association
Marijuana Venture Magazine – cannabis business publication
Viridian Sciences – Vancouver software company
Cannabis Commodities Exchange
SingleSeed – cashless payment system
KushCommon – International social networking for pot
Leafhead – the LinkedIn of pot.
GreenZip – Pot business software
Terpworks – Vancouver based mobile harvest and processing company
502 Business data

Cannabis Tourism:

Washington State Cannabis Tourism Association
Kush Tourism (Seattle, Spokane)
Cannabus (Seattle)
Washington Weed Tourism
The Travel Joint (Mostly Seattle and Denver)
Bud and Breakfast

I-502 Official:

I502 Fact Sheet:
I502 Full Text:
I502 Listserv (where you can sign up for email – right side of page, lower link):
Marijuana sales and license list:
FAQ on rules:
Rules at a glance:
University of Washington Learn About Marijuana Fact Sheets:
City of Vancouver I502 site:

Measure 91 Official (Oregon initiative – possession becomes legal July 1, 2015; state will take license apps on Jan 4, 2016)

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Recreational Marijuana page
Oregon Legalized Marijuana Initiative, Measure 91 (2014)
Oregon NORML
Oregon Marijuana Policy Project
Oregon Medical Marijuana information


Washington State Institute of Public Policy – reports (search I-502)
Brookings Institute Report – Washington’s Marijuana Legalization Grows Knowledge, Not Just Pot
BOTEC Analysis Corp. – I-502 reports for the Liquor Control Board.
BOTEC Analysis Corp. – video reports about marijuana industry
Department of Health Youth Health Survey.
University of Washington Info Brief – Marijuana Legalization in Washington State (2012)
Marijuana Research at the University of Washington – splash page with links
Global Commission on Drug Policy – “Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies That Work”


Cannabis Chronicles video feed
Strain Hunters YouTube Channel – hunting for rare cannabis strains all over the globe.
Subcool420 – The Weed Nerd Youtube channel
Jesse Ventura: Off the Grid
Vice Weediquette – Fun and educational videos.
Leafly Videos
International Cannagraphic Magazine Forums – Large reference database and forum.
Roll It Up – Another site with an array of forums.
Marijuana: The First Twelve Thousand Years – Great history of the plant and issues published in 1980.
WeedTV – videos about marijuana.
FTT – Four Twenty Today marijuana friendly YouTube channel – More pot videos, history and info.
Cosmos on Weed

Alex Redbud’s YouTube recommendations


Local stores on the Web:

Main Street Marijuana
New Vansterdam
High End Market Place
The Herbery
(Battle Ground) Cannabis Country Store

Vancouver store contact info:

New Vansterdam:
(360) 597-4739
6515 E Mill Plain Blvd
Facebook Page
@NVansterdam on Twitter

Main Street Marijuana:
(360) 828-7737
2314 Main St.
Facebook Page
@mainstmj on Twitter

High End Market Place (Opened January 31, 2015):
(360) 609-0364
1906 Broadway
Facebook Page
@highend_market on Twitter

The Herbery (Opened Feb. 7, 2015)
(360) 841-7500
212 NE 164th Avenue, Suite #11
Facebook page
@theherberynw on Twitter

The Herbery (second location, planned opening on May 1)
6018 N.E. St. John’s Blvd., Suite D.

Green Head Cannabis (not yet open)
2815 St. Johns Blvd., Suite B.

Clark County stores:

Cannabis Country Store (opened in early November, 2014)
1910 W. Main Street
Battle Ground, WA
(360) 723-0073
Facebook Page
@C4U_WA on Twitter

Sticky’s (licensed, but not yet open due to the Clark County ban)
7831 N.E. Highway 99
Clark County, WA
(509) 952-1602

Other stores:

New Vansterdam Med:
(360) 216-5508
4709 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy
Portland, Oregon
Facebook Page

(360) 353-3628
1006 California Way
Longview, WA

Freedom Market
(360) 355-0682
820A Westside Hwy
Kelso, WA

420 Holiday
1024 10th Ave.
Longview, WA

Westside 420 Recreational
4503 Ocean Beach Highway
Longview, WA

Clark County based growers and processors

In stores:

CannaMan Farms – Vancouver based grower
Fairwinds Manufacturing – Vancouver grower.
Agrijuana – Approved Battle Ground grower.
Cedar Creek Cannabis – Vancouver grower.
Welwater – Approved Brush Prairie grower. No website.
Mirth Provisions LLC – Longview maker of infused sodas (not Clark County, but close enough as the crow flies)
Urban Farms – Longview grower (Web site pending)

Coming soon:

CRESCOMAX – Approved Vancouver grower. No website.
Going Green – Vancouer T1 grower processor, no website.
Gensys One – Woodland T3 grower, no website
HONU Enterprises – Battle Ground grower preparing for inspection
Skord LLC – Battle Ground marijuana company


Farmer Tom Lauerman – medical grower

Growers and processors found at Vancouver Stores

CannaMan Farms (Vancouver)
Fairwinds Manufacturing (Vancouver).
Agrijuana (Battle Ground).
Cedar Creek Cannabis (Vancouver).
Mirth Provisions LLC – (Longview)
Barenaked Bud Farms (Longview)
Bondi Farms (Longview)
Monkey Grass Farms (North Central Washington)
Cannasol Consulting (Okanogan)
Farmer J’s (Spokane Valley)
Buddy Boy Farm (Ford)
Peninsula Cannabis LLC (Port Angeles)
Blewett Pass Farms (Peshastin)
Nine Point Growth Industries LLC (Bremerton)
Liberty Reach (BMF Washington), also makes JuJu Joints. (Raymond)
Auric AG (Seattle)
Downtown Cannabis – website not up yet. (Pacific)
Earth Rising Farm (White Salmon)
Bondi Farm (Longview)
JV Ranch (Goldendale)
Weed Bunny (Yelm)
Elevate (Longview – this may be a brand and not a farm)
Golden Leaf (Benton City)
Billifer’s Buds (Spokane)
Nettles Unlimited (Spokane Valley)
Nugreen (Spokane)
Sunburst (K&M Growers) (Tonasket)
The Happy Crowd (Spokane Valley)
Phat Panda (Grow Op Farms) (Spokane)
Noble Farms (Tacoma)

Testing labs

G.O.A.T. Labs – Vacouver-based testing lab
Analytical 360 – Seattle and Yakima lab
Phyta Lab – Kirkland lab
Steep Hill Halent – Tukwila lab


CannaCon – Seattle, Feb. 19-21, 2015
MJBA Portland Meetup – Portland, Feb. 26.
Tribal Marijuana Conference – Tulalip, Feb. 27, 2015
Women Grow Seattle: Signature Networking Event – March 5, 2015.
Science on Tap, Cannabis – Kiggins Theatre, Vancouver, 7-9 p.m. March 11, 2015
Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference – Portland, March 15, 2015.
Oregon Hemp Convention – Portland, March 28-29
Dope Magazine Dope Cup, Tukwilla, April 19.
Cannabis Cabaret – Portland, April 20, 2015
High Times Cannabis Cup – Portland, July, 2015
Tacoma Cannabis Classic – Tacoma, Aug. 7-8
Seattle Hempfest – cannabis culture event, Aug. 14-16, 2015
High Times Cannabis Cup – Seattle, September 2015.
Portland Cannabis Classic – Portland, Sept. 19-20


THC Finder – find a dispensary
Weedmaps – find a dispensary


420 Careers
Seattle Marijuana Jobs
Cannabis Career Institute