OPB | Oct. 08, 2015
The OLCC released a 70 page draft of rules for recreational marijuana sales today in advance of a public hearing on Friday.
OPB | Sept. 28, 2015
Marijuana businesses face some significant challenges when it comes to banking, leading many to operate cash-only businesses. But solutions could be on the horizon.
OPB | Aug. 21, 2015
Randy Simmons is leaving his job at the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board after spearheading the state's rule-making process for recreational marijuana.
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.
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.
OPB | Jan. 29, 2015
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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.
OPB | Dec. 12, 2014
FRIDAY: We gathered in a bar in Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana.
OPB | Dec. 12, 2014
THURSDAY: Come to Rontoms bar in SE Portland to discuss the practical and social implications of legalizing marijuana. Come at 7:30 p.m.
OPB | Nov. 10, 2014
MONDAY: We'll talk to an employment attorney about what is likely to change — and not change — after the passage of recreational marijuana in Oregon.
OPB | Nov. 05, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll sort through election results and look ahead to the political future.
OPB | July 31, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll dig into projections for what pot would cost — and how much revenue the state would get from taxing it — if it becomes legal in Oregon.
OPB | June 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Washington's first licenses for marijuana stores will be issued on July 7. We'll explore how store owners and growers are getting ready.
OPB | March 24, 2014
MONDAY: Investors are weighing the risks and benefits of backing the burgeoning medical and recreational pot markets.
OPB | March 12, 2014
WEDNESDAY: Due to pot's illegal status at the federal level, research on the effect of the drug is limited.
OPB | Dec. 13, 2013
FRIDAY: The rules that will govern Oregon's medical marijuana dispensaries are far from perfect, according to members of the committee that created them.
OPB | Nov. 18, 2013
MONDAY: The city council in North Bonneville voted to take the next step towards opening a pot store under Washington's new marijuana laws.
OPB | Oct. 28, 2013
MONDAY: Oregon may see competing pot legalization inititatives on the 2014 ballot.
OPB | July 24, 2013
U.S. Fish and Wildlife just announced it will kill barred owls in four experimental areas in an effort to save spotted owls.