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Salem-News.com (Jan-17-2020 12:14)

OLCC Issues Marijuana Product Recall for Dispensaries

Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend Pre-rolls Failed Pesticide Test

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Cannabis Recall The product in question was cultivated by licensed marijuana producer Ard Ri and packaged for sale to retailers by licensed wholesaler DYME Distribution.

The affected marijuana flower failed its pesticide test, because it exceeded the acceptable level, known as the “action limit”, for the insecticide Imidacloprid. The flower was incorporated into pre-rolled joints marketed under the Winberry Farms Sweet Leaf Blend; the strain name is Trap Star.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-12-2020 02:28)

Incredible Facts: How CBD Oil Helps With Anxiety

According to current laws, cannabis oil for anxiety should not contain more than 0.3% of the THC. It absolutely cannot make anyone "high".

(SALEM, Ore.) - CBD oil cannabis The problem of anxiety, along with depression and sleep disorders, plagues more than tens of thousands of people around the world. Scientists are constantly trying to find new tools that could help people cope with these ailments.

So, now, such a tool as cannabidiol (CBD oil anxiety) is being vigorously discussed. It literally has captured the whole world and there is already almost no one who would not have heard about it even briefly.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-31-2019 00:02)

Oregon Alerts Patients of OMMP Changes for 2020

Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) has changes coming January 1st that patients and caretakers need to know.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis Cards will now contain a "Print/Issued Date" and an "Effective Date". It is important to know the difference between the two dates. If you are a grower, you cannot start growing for your patient until the "Effective Date".

Also, the new forms ask who the property owner is if a grow site is being designated. If the property owner is not the patient or grower, the grow site consent form is required.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-10-2019 00:23)

Oregon Hits OMMP Patients with New Requirements in 2020

Will medical marijuana patients decide to stay with OMMP or give up "big brother" hovering overhead?

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis marijuana Another nail in the coffin of OMMP has been struck. The freedom for patients to grow their own medicine in Oregon is facing another hindering factor, restricting their ability to simply grow up to six plants without express permission of their property owner.

Should small medical home grows be held to the same standards as large recreational production facilities? It seems so, according to the information distributed by OHA/OLCC.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-29-2019 10:05)

CBD Industry Set to Continue Booming

The 2018 Farm Bill removed cannabis and cannabis derivatives that are very low in THC from the definition of marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

(SALEM, Ore.) - CBD oil The Cannabidiol (CBD) industry has boomed massively in recent times and it is a trend that looks set to continue over the coming years. Products containing CBD oil have become popular natural remedies, with people using them to treat numerous common ailments.

Although part of the cannabis family, CBD contains none of the psychoactive properties usually associated from that particular line.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-10-2019 01:39)

2019 Hemp Aid Cannabis Festival this Weekend

Soul stoners and new cannabis community members alike are on their way to a huge hemp field outside of Oregon City.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Paul Stanford Cannabis enthusiasts from all over the Northwest are coming together in the Oregon countryside this weekend for the 2019 Hemp Aid Cannabis Festival. Hemp Aid is a weekend-long family friendly event with Free admission and Free onsite parking.

The weekend lineup of live music on the Main Stage is stacked with exciting performers set to get the audience on their feet and keep them there.

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Salem-News.com (Sep-02-2019 00:31)

FBI Scrutinizing the Cannabis Industry for Corruption

The FBI is looking at many issues including antitrust issues, CBD medical claims, and bankruptcy filings.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis hemp The FBI has announced an investigation into the emerging cannabis industry, especially in Western states. FBI spokeswoman Mollie Halpern confirmed the news earlier this month.

Specifically, the organization will look at whether public officials may be taking bribes in exchange for growing and operating licenses.

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Salem-News.com (Aug-09-2019 03:15)

Life in Prison at Hard Labor for Selling $20 Marijuana

Winslow’s case is one of the most egregious for marijuana violations

(BATON ROUGE, LA) -  pow420 Fate Vincent Winslow was arrested in the Fall of 2008 for making $5 commission for delivering $20 worth of weed.

The man he was delivering weed to was an undercover cop and when asked why Winslow had agreed, he said because he wanted to use the $5 to buy food.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-13-2019 23:11)

Two Senate Bills Aim to Curtail Oregon`s Cannabis Surplus

The current administration has been somewhat hostile toward any moves to legalize the cannabis trade.

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis ad For farmers and lawmakers in Oregon, too much cannabis turns out to be a problem. However, two bills in the state Senate aim to curtail the surplus – though in slightly different ways.

The recently passed Senate Bill 582 seeks to open a legal path for exporting marijuana while Bill 218 would give more authority to state regulators when determining the criteria for licensing.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2019 20:29)

Oregon Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Federal Prison for Hash Oil Explosion

BHO (Butane Honey Oil) is a concentrated cannabis product extracted using highly flammable or combustible solvents.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Eric L. Scully Eric L. Scully, of Cottage Grove, Oregon, was sentenced June 20th to 78 months in federal prison and five years supervised release for endangering human life and illegally possessing and manufacturing marijuana during a November 2017 butane honey oil (BHO) explosion in Cottage Grove.

Scully was also sentenced to six months in prison for violating the supervised release conditions of a previous federal money laundering conviction. The two prison sentences will run consecutively, for a total of 84 months in prison.

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