Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland

Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland

Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland On January 1, 2017, Ted Wheeler took over as mayor of Portland, Oregon and immediately began restructuring city offices. With the largest collection of cannabis businesses in the state, will Mayor Wheeler’s changes offer hope for a beleaguered cannabis industry? Author – Jon Russell Edited by […]

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana

South Africa Legalizes Medical Marijuana South Africa will begin cultivating cannabis for a nationalized medicinal cannabis industry as early as April 2017. Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell The cultivation of cannabis, or as it is referred to in South Africa: dagga, will begin as early as April 2017 after the recent […]

Anchorage Assembly Unanimously Votes To Approve First Dispensary

Anchorage Assembly Unanimously Votes To Approve First Dispensary

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell The Anchorage Assembly unanimously voted to approve the Alaskan city’s first license for a retail cannabis dispensary on Tuesday, Oct. 4th, 2016. This marks the first retail cannabis dispensary in the state, allowing residents to buy recreational cannabis products for the first time ever in Alaska […]

Cannabis Landscape Changes in Oregon

Oregon Communities to Vote Again on Recreational Cannabis Bans

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell Oregon communities to vote again on recreational cannabis bans across the state. With the passing of Measure 91 in 2014, the state of Oregon legalized cannabis for recreational purposes. After passing, cities and counties initially had the choice to opt out of recreational cannabis altogether. While […]