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(Left) PeaceBud explains how the political changes in America's past along with the industrial revolution has led us into a historical era of post-industrial Oil Wars; and (Right) The Flower contrasts a utopian society that freely farms and consumes a pleasure-giving flower with a society where the same flower is illegal and its consumption is prohibited.
"If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny." - Thomas Jefferson
Salem-News.com (December 08,2016 23:45)
Oregon`s Governor Advises Against Partying and Driving
Over the past 5 years during the holidays, 14 people died in crashes and half of those were alcohol-involved crashes.
(SALEM, Ore.) -Members of the Governor’s Advisory Committee on DUII are reminding motorists this holiday season about the dangers of driving under the influence, which includes alcohol and other impairing drugs, such as cannabis (marijuana).
“Impaired driving is completely preventable,” said Chuck Hayes, chair of the Governor’s Advisory Committee on DUII.
The OHA says the temporary rules provide relief for the industry while maintaining "public health protection".
(SALEM, Ore.) -The outcry has apparently been heard. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced today it is modifying testing standards for medical and recreational marijuana products with new, temporary rules.
According to those most affected, testing costs have driven up consumer prices, created product shortages, and caused some processors to actually cease operations (temporarily) and furlough employees just as the holidays are upon us.
(LEFT) US Government data demonstrates the failure of cannabis prohibition, ScienceInDrugPolicy; (RIGHT) "Hemp For Victory" was
shot by the USDA, who denied its existence, until Jack Herer proved it.
Salem-News.com (November 29,2016 23:30)
Is Oregon Good for Business?
Veselina Dzhingarova Special to Salem-News.com
Oregon’s recent legalization of marijuana is attracting a new industry and new group of entrepreneurs to the state.
(SALEM, Ore.) -Although business owners may complain about high fees and high capital gains tax rates, the lack of state sales tax and low corporate tax actually make Oregon very attractive to businesses.
In a recent study by Ernst & Young for the Council on State Taxation, Oregon tied with Connecticut for the lowest effective business tax rate.
What To Know About Investing In Marijuana Post-Election
Salem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
The election of Trump as the next U.S. president has some investors nervous
(SALEM, Ore.) -Marijuana and its legalization remain controversial in the eyes of many people in the U.S., but initiatives are moving forward in many states to make it legal and accessible regardless.
Investors have been eyeing marijuana-related stocks and investment opportunities for quite some time, particularly considering 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the possession and distribution of medical marijuana.