Oregon State Fair Now Underway with First Ever Cannabis Exhibit

Cannabis Exhibit
Billy Jean Clay and Roxanne Hunt examine cannabis plants at the Oregon State Fair (AP)

The Oregon State Fair is now officially underway, and for the first time in its history it features a cannabis exhibit with plants displayed for the public to view. It’s actually the first time live cannabis plants have ever been displayed at a state fair in the United States.

The exhibit was done as a 4H style competition, with blue, purple and yellow ribbons given to the winning plants; plants were judged before the event by a panel of professional growers including Ed Rosenthal.

The plants are displayed under a tent that is accessible by anyone with an ID showing that they’re at least 21 years old.

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Oregon State Fair Featuring Cannabis Competition

Cannabis CompetitionFor the first time in its history, the Oregon State Fair will feature a cannabis competition at this year’s event. The competition will be for the best fully-grown cannabis plants.

The event will feature a variety of cannabis plants that will be displayed in a greenhouse exhibit that can be viewed by anyone 21 and older.

“We are doing it 4H style,” says Dan Cox, a spokesperson for the fair. “You get a blue, purple or yellow ribbon. We are celebrating the plant as a farm crop from Oregon.”

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