December 15, 2018
Salem-News.com (Jul-20-2018 18:22)
Cannabis Stocks Like TILRAY are Here to StayAnthony Johnson ICBC, special to Salem-News.com
This fact may be more bad news to die-hard prohibitionists
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After decades of global prohibition, cannabis companies are making history as they move forward in our current international patchwork system of various cannabis laws and regulations.
Salem-News.com (Jul-02-2018 14:00)
Pacific Northwest Seeing Alarming Increase in Heroin UsageSalem-News.com
Seattle and Portland continue to be the most dramatic areas of increase.
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Many heroin suffers who participated in an outpatient in Seattle drug treatment program, started off abusing prescription painkillers prescribed as a result of chronic pain or surgery.
Salem-News.com (Jun-13-2018 16:45)
Oregon Medical Marijuana Updates for Grow Sites, Tracking and SB 1544Salem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Please review and comment on the proposed rules before the deadline.
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Notice of proposed permanent rulemaking:
Salem-News.com (Jun-12-2018 16:31)
9 Corvallis-area Residents Charged with Perpetrating Credit Card Fraud Funding Marijuana BusinessSalem-News.com
The cannabis industry does not have access to banking, which may have bearing on this case.
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Nine defendants residing in and around Corvallis, Oregon face conspiracy charges related to a credit card “bust-out” fraud scheme and an interstate marijuana distribution operation funded by the fraud.
Salem-News.com (May-24-2018 12:05)
Merkley Cosponsors Landmark Bill to End Federal Prohibition of MarijuanaSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Marijuana Justice Act seeks to reverse decades of policy that has disproportionately impacted communities of color, low-income communities
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Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley has announced his cosponsorship of a landmark bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana. Senator Cory Booker's Marijuana Justice Act would remove marijuana from the list of controlled substances, making it legal at the federal level.
Salem-News.com (Apr-17-2018 16:20)
Hemp Farming Act of 2018 to Legalize Hemp and Spur New MarketsSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
The bill would remove industrial hemp from the federal government’s schedule of controlled substances.
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Last week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced a bill, The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 which stipulates that hemp will be legalized and removed from the Controlled Substances Act and also makes industrial hemp eligible for crop insurance.
Salem-News.com (Apr-09-2018 16:50)
Oregon Cannabis Commission`s First-Ever Product Integrity Meeting April 16Salem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Keep up with changes in Oregon's program with this OMMP News update.
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The commission is determining a possible framework for future governance of the Oregon Medical Marijuana program, steps to address research on cannabis, agronomic and horticultural best practices, and medical and pharmacopoeia best practices.
Salem-News.com (Mar-29-2018 23:10)
Hemp, Inc. Named Best Hemp Company by CashinbisSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Media Outlet Cashinbis's "Best of Cannabis Awards 2018"
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Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the western hemisphere, was named “Best Hemp Company” by Cashinbis, a leading digital business-to-business magazine, as part of its Best of Cannabis Awards 2018.
Salem-News.com (Mar-22-2018 13:30)
House Passes Budget with Medical Cannabis Protection AmendmentSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment will Protect Patients from AG Sessions until September
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The amendment, which has appeared in previous versions of the annual appropriations bill protects medical cannabis patients and programs from federal interference by the Department of Justice.
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2018 18:05)
New York Gubernatorial Candidate Says Marijuana May Bring $500 Million a YearSalem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Giambra says the new revenue stream could help rebuild New York State
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"Nine other states have taken this step and medical marijuana is legal in 29 states," says Giambra, who is seeking the Reform Party line for governor.