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CBD and CBN Help with ZZZs

CBD and CBN Help with ZZZs

For those seeking better rest, a combo of two cannabinoids is showing promise
One of the benefits of the rapidly increasing number of regulated cannabis programs in the U.S., both medical and Adult Use, is the growing knowledge base we are developing of cannabinoids.  THC remains the most sought-after and prevalent cannabinoid in cannabis, followed by CBD.

Cannabis: The State of the Industry

While other industries lag, cannabis jobs grew by 32% last year
With unemployment numbers still high and so many businesses continuing to struggle due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the bright spots in the economy over the past year has been in cannabis. This week, cannabis marketplace Leafly released its fifth-annual jobs report, which shows just how much the industry has grown over the past year.

Increasing Access for BIPOC Cannabis Workers

The Oregon Handler's Fund is helping connect willing workers with the funds they need to get started
With its explosive growth and lofty projections for the continuation of the same, the cannabis industry is a popular career choice. While operating stealth illicit basement grows, slinging sacks or loading up vans with hundreds of pounds of packs were once the sole options for working in cannabis pre-legalization, that's changed.

Hemp Symposium Ahead at OSU

National Hemp Symposium is the first of its kind, college says
An upcoming symposium will focus on the outlook of the hemp industry, and will bring together government officials, leaders in the industry and other corporate entities aiming to find new, sustainable uses for hemp.

2020, the Year Cannabis Became Essential

From curbside service to online ordering to consuming while remote working, Oregonians got elevated in new ways
Many of us spent this year staying home, watching streaming services, avoiding others and eating tremendous amounts of food. You know what goes really well with those things, and always has? 

Get Your Holiday Edible Game On

Make some as gifts, or just stash them in the fridge for your own quarantine holiday
Homemade gifts rule, and that includes cannabis edibles. You know who could use some cannabis-infused edibles this holiday season?

Thinking Outside the Buds: Canna-Friendly Gifts

Gift ideas for the cannabis lover—that won't smell funny under the tree
More likely than not, the cannabis lover in your life already has their favorite dispensary—and dispensary products—well in hand. Putting a container of edibles or flower under the tree this year will be sure to make them smile, but if you're looking for something besides product to wrap up and give this year, here are a few ideas available at local dispensaries.

Post-Election High?

Bend budtenders offer their recommendations for relaxing after Nov. 3
As the final election results pour in over the next week, the anxiety of an uncertain future or undecided races may make it hard to turn off at the end of the day. The Source contacted budtenders from some of our favorite dispensaries in Bend to hear what they recommended for post-election stress.

Deschutes County Files Appeals in Two Pot Farm Cases

The saga of the Youth Activity Center continues
Deschutes County is asking the Oregon Court of Appeals to take another look at two cases in which it denied permits to proposed marijuana farms in the rural county. In August, the state's Land Use Board of Appeals ruled against the County, after the County denied two separate applications aiming to build indoor marijuana-growing facilities on Exclusive Farm Use land in the rural county.

State Land Use Board Rules in Favor of Two New Marijuana Operations

LUBA says Deschutes County Board of Commissioners' loose definition of Youth Activity Center doesn't fly
In November, voters in Deschutes County will decide whether to continue to allow new marijuana farms to open up in the county. Meanwhile, two hopeful Deschutes County marijuana farms have received word from the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals that they can move forward in building their operations.

Passing on the Grass?

Deschutes County commissioners finalize marijuana opt-out measure to put it on the November ballot
Since recreational marijuana grow operations were first legalized statewide in 2015, land-use disputes have overwhelmed Deschutes County officials. An ongoing influx of controversial applications prompted the enforcement of a county moratorium in August of last year, prohibiting new grow and operation applications.

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