Wages and jobs in the legal marijuana industry may be on the rise in Clark County and across the state Washington.
Mike Arnold, whose nearly two-decade career included defending Ammon Bundy in his first four months in jail, has left his firm to grow marijuana.
Williams is known as one of Oregon's marijuana-growing capitals, but residents have raised alarms over industrialized grows they say are ruining the character of this close-knit rural community.
Plenty of marijuana research is being conducted in Oregon, but it's mainly aimed at growing more marijuana at lower costs, rather than finding the next FDA-approved drug.
Oregon's medical marijuana program appears to be dying on the vine as customers turn to recreational marijuana instead.
Tax money collected from Oregon's legal marijuana sales has been a rare bright spot as lawmakers fight over how to fill a $1.6 billion budget deficit. But none of that tax revenue has been distributed to its intended recipients.
Despite increasing access to recreational marijuana, medical patients still made up a sizable portion of the market for cannabis in the U.S. last year, spending three times more money on the crop than recreational users, according to a report from New Frontier Data.
The origins of the date, and the term "420" generally, were long murky. But in recent years, a consensus has emerged around the most credible explanation: that it started with a group of buddies from San Rafael High School in California.
The governors of Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Alaska have written a joint letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin asking for forbearance with their marijuana policy experiments.
What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.
Lawmakers in Salem are about to wrap up the second month of this roughly five and a half-month session, and yet some of the biggest issues before them have been slow-going at best.
Idaho residents are helping to boost the economy of a small Oregon town by purchasing marijuana from the town's two dispensaries, which lie along the border between the two states.
The Oregon Department of Revenue announced Tuesday it received $5.3 million in marijuana tax payments in January. The grand total of $65.4 million received in the year since Oregon started taxing cannabis sales is blowing the original estimate out of the water.
After years of moving away from cash, financial institutions have been yanked back in time by the burgeoning cannabis industry. Cash crop money spent at grocery stores and retailers and paid to builders and handymen is circulating in increasing volumes and eventually finding its way to banks.
Marijuana retailers have said in recent months that demand remains strong for their products, but sales have suffered because of tight supplies. Questions about pesticide use and changes in the permitting of retailers combined to decrease availability.
People in the marijuana business in Washington and Oregon are wondering how Trump's attorney general nominee, Sen. Jeff Sessions, a noted critic of marijuana, will act if his nomination is confirmed.
Almost 30 percent of Americans will experience chronic pain in their lifetime, and opioids used to reduce that pain have proved highly addictive for many. A study out of OHSU suggests a new way of treating chronic pain with marijuana.
Marijuana growers use a lot of pesticides — especially when these mildew- and mite-sensitive plants are grown indoors. But some are trying to deliver a cannabis high without the downer of pesticides.
Analysts say the legal cannabis industry is projected to approach a $22 billion economic impact by 2020. But many in the industry are worried a Donald Trump administration could shut it down and undo the progress made under President Obama's tenure.