Topic: Events

Southern Oregon growers dominate at Cultivation Classic

If you’re looking for the best sungrown cannabis in Oregon, you’ll find it right here in Southern Oregon. That fact became obvious after Southern Oregon cannabis farmers swept the sungrown categories at the annual Cultivation Classic in Portland and also took home all of the hemp awards, a terpene award, the Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award and the Credible Cultivar Award. The fourth annual Cultivation Classic, a two-day event that celebrates Oregon’s craft cannabis producers, was held May 18-19 at Revolution Hall, with activities all over Portland. The event culminates with an awards ceremony, and this year Southern Oregon growers made

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A whiff of the future

On a misty August morning Saturday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, Janna Lutz sat sheltered in a grove of Monterey pine and eucalyptus trees carving a bong from an eggplant.   Lutz, 65, was on the West Coast visiting her son, Brian Lutz, 24, a software developer in San Jose. He’d brought his mother, an interior designer and former city council member in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, to Outside Lands, the Northern California music festival that draws about 200,000 people over its three-day run. They were taking part in a milestone moment, one that attendees called “historic” and “cool” and

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Snowstorm can’t stop women’s cannabis event

Despite a rare low-elevation snowstorm that kept many people off the roads last weekend, more than 65 women braved the snow and ice for the kickoff of a new women’s cannabis group in the Rogue Valley. The event, for the launch of Tokeativity’s Rogue Valley Chapter, was held at Rogue Soil in Medford. The RSVP-only Love Yourself Social welcomed women from all over Southern Oregon who are in the cannabis industry — or who just love the plant — to meet each other, hang out and toke. The event was sold out. “I didn’t anticipate that big of a turnout,

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CBD takes center stage at The Hemp and Cannabis Fair in Central Point

  The Hemp and Cannabis Fair playing this weekend at the Expo saw a 20 percent drop in vendors compared to its last appearance here in September 2018, but plenty of new products are on display at the event to pique the interest of cannabis growers, sellers and consumers. CBD lotions, balms and elixirs for seemingly every purpose are on display at virtually every other booth Saturday. CBD, the acronym for cannabidiol, is a non-psychoactive component of both hemp and marijuana that is being touted for a wide range of medicinal uses. “We’ve even got an oil for your fur

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Local growers score at Dope Cup

It was a post-apocalyptic Halloween party for cannabis lovers of all kinds at the 4th annual Dope Cup Awards Oct. 29 in Portland. Held at Staver Locomotive, the event brought together cannabis brands around the state competing in more than 30 categories ranging from Best Distillate and Best Terpene Profile to Best Topical and Best CBD Edible. It’s a party where bongs hang suspended from gas masks, kombucha is poured from taps and given away for free (because alcohol isn’t permitted); joints and blunts are passed around generously; and cannabis companies get to mingle with their customers, rub elbows with

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Murphy Hemp and Wellness in Grants Pass is serving up an alternative form of medicine. Here they break down some variants in CBD – isolates, broad-spectrum, and full-spectrum (also know as whole plant extract).