Tag Archive: Portland

Portland Council Votes Unanimously to Allow Cannabis Delivery Services

The Portland, Oregon City Council voted yesterday to allow cannabis delivery services (“marijuana couriers”) and other “micro” cannabis business types. The move, which was approved unanimously, is designed to ease the financial and regulatory burden imposed by those trying to get involved in the new industry. “Since the state regulations keep changing and the industry …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Free Cannabis Fair With Free Cannabis Samples Taking Place on July 24th in Portland

The Oregon Cannabis Association is hosting a cannabis fair on July 24th at the North Warehouse (723 N Tillamook St.) in Portland, and the event will include free cannabis samples. According to their website, “The Summer Fair invites the public to experience the diversity, craftsmanship and expertise of Oregon’s cannabis community. From beer and wine to …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Free Cannabis Give-Away for Veterans Being Held on April 24th in Portland

On Sunday, April 24th starting at 2:00pm PDT and ending at 5:00pm, the organization Grow for Vets will be holding a cannabis give-away that’s entirely free for military veterans. The group will be giving cannabis away to its members, as well as veterans who aren’t members but register online for the event at GrowforVetsOregon.org. Non-veterans …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Portland International Airport Allowing Cannabis on In-State Flights

Portland International Airport (PDX) is allowing passengers to travel with cannabis while on flights, as long as the trip is within the state. Port of Portland officials said on Thursday that Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents are no longer searching bags for cannabis as long the passengers aren’t flying out of state, and are following …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Portland: Thousands Turn Out to Celebrate Cannabis Legalization in Oregon

A crowd of thousands that spanned the entire length of Portland’s Burnside Bridge gathered at midnight on July 1st to celebrate the beginning of cannabis legalization in Oregon. “It was amazing”, Jennifer Alexander, who’s on the Board of Directors for Portland NORML, tells us. “Thousands of people gathered together smoking marijuana to celebrate the moment …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Legalization of Cannabis Takes Effect in Portland Tomorrow

On Friday, December 6th, cannabis will become officially legal in the city of Portland, the largest city in Maine, thanks to an initiative approved by voters last month. Under the new law, the possession, use and transfer of up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis will no longer be a criminal or civil penalty under city …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Voters In Portland, Maine, Legalize Cannabis

In a huge victory for the cannabis reform movement, the voters of Portland, Maine, have approved an initiative (Question 1) to legalize the possession of up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis. The proposal passed with roughly 70% of the vote. Once this initiative takes effect, Portland’s cannabis policies will become one of the most lenient …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

New Poll Shows More Maine Voters Support Legalizing Marijuana Use Than Oppose

New research has found that more people in Maine support legalizing cannabis use than not. Recently Public Policy Polling surveyed roughly 1,000 registered Maine voters and found that 48% of respondents felt marijuana use should be legal – only 39% said it should remain illegal, and 14% were not sure how they felt about the …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.