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Southern Oregon has a very lovely history with cannabis, and the latest booms in agriculture due to decriminalization and deregulations of marijuana and hemp have proven that this is an industry with a strong future.

Our local reporters have their own legacy with the region’s #1 newspaper, a Pulitzer Prize winner at that – the Mail Tribune.

This website is an extension of our publication, allowing us to keep you informed of breaking news and national interest stories that directly impact our valley.

You can still receive our quarterly print publication delivered right to your door, as a Mail Tribune or Ashland Tidings subscriber – and you can pick up a copy at any of our regional drop sites (map here) while you support this vital industry.

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Legal

Recreational

Drive-thru bud

Drive-through cannabis has some major advantages, especially in the age of COVID-19 — as you don’t have to risk a breach of distancing by going

Pandemic fuels pot-buying explosion

Sales of cannabis punched through the stratosphere in May, soaring 55% over last May and eclipsing April’s banner month in Jackson County, based on data

Medicinal

Drive-thru bud

Drive-through cannabis has some major advantages, especially in the age of COVID-19 — as you don’t have to risk a breach of distancing by going

Pandemic fuels pot-buying explosion

Sales of cannabis punched through the stratosphere in May, soaring 55% over last May and eclipsing April’s banner month in Jackson County, based on data

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Business

Drive-thru bud

Drive-through cannabis has some major advantages, especially in the age of COVID-19 — as you don’t have to risk a breach of distancing by going

Pandemic fuels pot-buying explosion

Sales of cannabis punched through the stratosphere in May, soaring 55% over last May and eclipsing April’s banner month in Jackson County, based on data

Hemp

Hemp goes to college

Jackson County’s biggest cash crop is getting a boost from science this year as part of an experimental project by Oregon State University to find

Ethics of hemp

Ethics are a big part of what hempsters talk about when they get together. Ethics of using plastic sheeting in hemp fields. Ethics of GMOs

Learn as you grow

Despite growing pains in 2019 that saw harvesting and production setbacks for many hemp growers, the industry in Oregon continues to soar in the number

CBD

Drive-thru bud

Drive-through cannabis has some major advantages, especially in the age of COVID-19 — as you don’t have to risk a breach of distancing by going

Growing

The science of tasty bud

Preliminary findings from a study conducted by a Portland State University geology professor show a significant connection between the chemical makeup of cannabis plants and

Hemp goes to college

Jackson County’s biggest cash crop is getting a boost from science this year as part of an experimental project by Oregon State University to find

Learn as you grow

Despite growing pains in 2019 that saw harvesting and production setbacks for many hemp growers, the industry in Oregon continues to soar in the number

Edibles

Drive-thru bud

Drive-through cannabis has some major advantages, especially in the age of COVID-19 — as you don’t have to risk a breach of distancing by going

Recipes

Cannabis Chicken Caesar Salad

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1 anchovy (optional; see NOTE