August 19, 2018
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Salem-News.com (Aug-13-2018 01:42)
Radical Acts: The Art of Cheech MarinRobert Lundahl for Salem-News.com
Marin's personal collection of Chicano Art documents the cultural perspective of many Mexican-Americans.
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The thing for a comedy team to be successful, what people don’t realize, is that it involves a great deal of compromise. -Cheech Marin
Salem-News.com (Aug-01-2018 16:20)
OMMP Inspectors Targeting Small-Scale Grows With 1-2 PatientsBonnie King Salem-News.com Cannabis De-Classified
Oregon inspectors are picking random medical growers and giving a one day phone call warning.
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To Catch A Grower:
Salem-News.com (Jul-26-2018 02:00)
Policing Changes after Cannabis Legalization Success RevealedDavid Makin, assistant professor, WSU
The study was funded by the National Institute of Justice, an arm of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Washington State University researchers have found that marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington has not hurt police effectiveness. In fact, clearance rates for certain crimes have improved.
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.