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Marijuana Remains Illegal On Grand Ronde Reservation

OPB | July 30, 2015

The Grand Ronde Tribal Council has determined that the cultivation and use of marijuana will remain illegal on the reservation.

Recruiting Workers For The Marijuana Industry

OPB | July 30, 2015

A Northwest company specializes in recruiting qualified people for all kinds of positions in the emerging marijuana industry — from bookkeepers to flavor scientists.

Talking Business

OPB | July 09, 2015

Suzanne Stevens, editor of the Portland Business Journal, joins us for our regular business news update.

Olympia And Salem Wind Down Sessions

OPB | June 29, 2015

The legislatures in Washington and Oregon are still struggling to pass the final bills of their respective sessions.

News Roundtable: June 26, 2015

OPB | June 26, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

Legal Marijuana In Oregon

OPB | July 01, 2015

Recreational marijuana is officially legal in Oregon as of July 1. We talk to people around the state about how things will change.

Meth Trafficking Still On Rise

OPB | June 22, 2015

Meth is the top illicit drug used and trafficked in Oregon according to the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area's 2016 annual report.

News Roundtable: June 11, 2015

OPB | June 11, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

Medical And Recreational Marijuana Regulations

OPB | May 21, 2015

Oregon lawmakers are considering changes to the state's medical marijuana system while also working out new regulations for legal, recreational pot.

Lawmakers Reach A Stalemate Over Pot Rules

OPB | May 13, 2015

Oregon lawmakers charged with creating statewide rules for recreational marijuana are at odds over how medical pot will be affected.

Fisher Possibly Threatened By Marijuana Grow Operations

OPB | April 21, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reopened the public comment period on a proposal to list the fisher as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Washington Legislature Considers Compacts With Tribes Over Marijuana

OPB | March 30, 2015

MONDAY: A bill before the Washington state legislature would allow the Governor to enter into agreements with Native American tribes if they choose to get involved in marijuana production, processing, or retail.

Environmental Update On Beer, Salmon, And Marijuana

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.

Oregon Lawmakers Kick Off 2015 Session

OPB | Feb. 02, 2015

MONDAY: Transportation, marijuana regulation, and gun control will be among the issues dominating the legislative session that starts Monday.

Pot Glut Good For Consumers And Retailers, But Not Growers

OPB | Jan. 30, 2015

FRIDAY: Washington's increasing pot supply is driving down prices and leaving growers struggling to make money.

News Roundtable: January 29, 2015

OPB | Jan. 29, 2015

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Two Bills Look To Change Medical Marijuana In Washington

OPB | Jan. 08, 2015

THURSDAY: One bill would keep medical marijuana shops from selling dried bud, while another would get rid of medical pot shops altogether.

New Oregon Laws Taking Effect In 2015

OPB | Jan. 05, 2015

MONDAY: In addition to recreational marijuana, 2015 brings changes to laws governing home sales, underage drinking, minimum wage, concealed handguns and more.

What Does Marijuana Addiction Mean?

OPB | Dec. 22, 2014

MONDAY: We'll discuss what it means to develop a dependency to marijuana.

Oregon Town Hall: Pot In 2015

OPB | Dec. 12, 2014

FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.