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Salem-News.com (Sep-02-2015 22:23)

Legend Steve DeAngelo to Visit Williams, Oregon

The concert will include The David Jacobs-Strain Band and Vince Herman (of Leftover Salmon fame), playing with Emily Turner and Bryan Bowers.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Steve DeAngelo The Oregon Sungrown Growers Guild (OSGG) will be hosting a dinner and musical event with Steve DeAngelo, founder of Harborside Health Center in Oakland, California.

Mr. DeAngelo is a legendary pioneer in the cannabis industry and a longtime supporter of sungrown cannabis medicine. The event will be held Tuesday September 8th in Williams, Oregon, the renowned growing region of the State.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-01-2015 00:43)

Salem City Council Approves Early Pot Sales for 21+

The Oregon Legislature gave each city the chance to legally opt out of recreational marijuana sales

(SALEM, Ore.) - marijuana leaf There’s excitement in the air! Salem has joined the cities in Oregon that have gone with the State’s voters, and will allow recreational marijuana sales.

At 6:30 pm Monday, a large crowd made their way into the Salem city council chambers. There was a lot of wariness in regard to this meeting, with business owners and concerned citizens anxious to know what Salem politicians would decide.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-29-2015 02:50)

The First-Ever Salem Hempfest at Riverfront Park

Grab your friends and come on downtown to learn a lot about Hemp. (No smoking allowed)

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem hempfest The Salem Hempfest is finally fully budded and ready to harvest. That’s right... it is time to come together in Oregon’s capital city and share information about the plant that brings fuel, food and fiber to the world: hemp.

The big event starts Saturday at 11 am and will go through 11 pm, centered in Riverfront Park’s "Hot Boxin" Amphitheater. There will be 25 Bands/DJ's, multiple speakers, vendors, a beer garden, and food booths. Admission is free and it is open to all ages.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-28-2015 01:30)

Potland Appeal WINS: Oregon Hempstalk 2015 Is ON!

"Hempstalk is a Smoke free, drug free, family friendly event!" said many people on stage in 2014.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - hempstalk court Despite Shawn Rogers' decision to deny Portland's annual Hempstalk event for 2015, the Customer Service Center Manager for Portland's Parks & Recreation department overturned that ruling today thanks to the endless efforts of Paul Stanford and more than 60 Portland cannabis activists determined to have our rights and festival respected.

"We won and the City Council and Mayor of Portland voted to grant our appeal and overturn the Park Bureau's denial of the Portland Hempstalk Festival's permit for 2015. Final date to be announced. Yeah!" said Stanford.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-25-2015 16:03)

President of Kush Bottles Named to Oregon Liquor Control Commission Marijuana Subcommittee

Appointment will help customers immediate access to regulation changes and policy updates that impact their business

(LOS ANGELES) - Kush bottles Ben Wu, president of Kush Bottles, North America's premier supplier of customizable child-resistant packaging solutions and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, was named to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical Subcommittee on Packaging.

Wu is considered one of the nation's leading authorities on compliance issues relating to packaging, labeling, and child-resistance.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-20-2015 12:12)

FDA Allows Creator of OxyContin to Conduct Its Own Studies on Childhood Uses

If you have ever wondered if the FDA is corrupt, this should leave you thinking long and hard...well, are they?

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Sharon Hertz MD The FDA has approved OxyContin for use in children to manage their chronic and extreme pain. If you are wondering what could the FDA possibly have been thinking in approving a drug for children that has been responsible for tens of thousands of deaths and addictions throughout the U.S since its release in the late 1990's -- there was no thought.

Don't even try to imagine how the FDA could have conducted studies with their research people and physicians under the watchful eyes of the heads of the agency because they did not.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2015 23:01)

Dave Dahl of Dave`s Killer Bread Has Earned His Rewards

A top choice for bread lovers in Oregon has turned into a "must have" far and wide.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Dave Dahl If you live in Oregon, you know this face. And even if you don't and you live out of state, you've probably heard of him or bought his product. His name is Dave Dahl, and his story is so interesting, so convoluted, I decided it was worth telling from my own perspective.

The first time I ever heard his name, was from my daughter Lisa. She kept telling me about this guy at the Corvallis Farmer's Market named Dave who sells an amazing organic bread called "Dave's Killer Bread."

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Salem-News.com (Aug-12-2015 10:55)

Health Advisory Issued August 12 for Water Contact at Sunset Bay State Park Beach

Neighboring beaches are not affected by this advisory.

(COOS COUNTY, Ore.) - beach wave The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory today for high levels of bacteria in ocean waters at Sunset Bay State Park Beach in Coos County.

Water samples indicate higher-than-normal levels of fecal bacteria, which can result in diarrhea, stomach cramps, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections and other illnesses.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-24-2015 15:02)

Bat Found in Marion County Tests Positive for Rabies

Be suspicious of bats that approach people. See VIDEO below.

(SALEM, Ore.) - bat research Marion County health officials are reporting that a bat found inside a home tested positive for rabies on Tuesday, July 20, 2015. The test was conducted by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

This is the fifth bat in Oregon to test positive for rabies in 2015, and the first in Marion County. Last year, eleven bats and three foxes tested positive for rabies throughout Oregon, but none in Marion County. The last time a bat found in Marion County tested positive for rabies was June 2012.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-07-2015 00:15)

Is Senator Joe Manchin of WV a Hero or a Hypocrite in the Prescription Opioid Epidemic?

The line between Heroism and Hypocrisy should not be so thin.

(MYRTLE BEACH, SC) - Senator Manchin Last week I received an email from a mother who lost her child to the prescription opioid/heroin health crisis crippling every state in the country.

The email read "I hope to get an appointment to see Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia when I visit Washington, DC -- I think he gets it." But, does Manchin "get it" in the sense this mother thinks?

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