Surprising Facts About Cannabis

As medical marijuana continues to be a source of controversy among lawmakers, there are some surprising facts about cannabis that some people may not be aware of. Here are some of the most interesting statistics. It is Rare to Develop a Dependency on Cannabis Much controversy has surrounded cannabis in Portland after the state approved the use of medical and recreational marijuana recently. However, the issue has become increasingly popular as individuals are realizing the many benefits cannabis has, especially in the medical arena. While some lawmakers argue that the drug is dangerous, according to a recent study that was conducted ...


June 30th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical marijuana for a child with leukemia

Medical marijuana for a child with leukemia Mykayla is one of 2,201 cancer patients authorized by the state of Oregon to use medical marijuana. She is 7. The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program serves 52 children who have a qualifying medical condition, parental consent and a doctor’s approval. Like adults, most cite pain as a qualifying condition, though many list multiple health problems, including seizures, nausea and cancer. Allowing adults to consume medical marijuana is gaining acceptance nationwide. But Mykayla’s story underscores the complex issues that arise when states empower parents to administer the controversial drug to children. Oregon’s law, approved by voters 14 years ago, requires ...


June 30th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Surprising Benefits of Medical Marijuana Use

The use of medical marijuana has been a controversial topic for decades. Now that several states have approved its use and many others are considering approving it in the near future, there's no better time to learn about some surprising health benefits this drug might have. How Marijuana Could have a Positive Impact on Your Health Since medical marijuana in Portland became such a controversial topic on the news several years ago, Oregon deemed its use legal, and now, over half of the states in America have legalized medical marijuana because they have recognized how it can help a patient diminish their ...


June 25th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Shango Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Hillsboro July 1st

As Measure 91 Goes into Effect, Shango Opens its Third Location in Less than a Year (Portland, Ore.) – Brandon Rexroad and Shane McKee, owners of the Portland-based Shango™P medical marijuana dispensaries, today announced a new Shango location will be opening doors in the city of Hillsboro Wednesday, July 1st. This will mark the third Shango retail store to open in less than a year. Rexroad and McKee partnered with local businessman and life-long Hillsboro resident Adrian Perte to bring a Shango retail store to the area. The dispensary will be located at 1775 SE TV (Tualatin Valley) Highway Building A, Hillsboro, OR ...


June 25th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Shango announces exclusive alliance with industry leader TGA Genetics Subcool Seeds to cultivate and sell TGA Genetics Cannabis Strains and Seeds

(Portland, Ore.) –Portland-based Shango medical marijuana dispensaries today announced a strategic alliance with TGA Genetics Subcool Seeds™ (TGA) to begin marketing an extensive range of TGA seeds at Shango locations. In a landmark part of the alliance, Shango has exclusive permission to cultivate TGA’s world-renowned cannabis strains and sell them across all product categories in Portland locations. Many of these strains and seeds have been developed by cannabis industry legend, Subcool. “We are excited to announce that we have formed a cannabis powerhouse in this strategic alliance with Subcool and TGA Genetics Subcool Seeds,” said Brandon Rexroad, Co-Owner of Shango, “Subcool ...


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Medical Marijuana in Oregon, 1998 to Present

Oregon was the second state to legalize medical marijuana. It remains a forerunner in development. Oregon is a Medical Marijuana Pioneer While it may be relatively unknown, Oregon was the second state to legalize the use of medical marijuana within its borders. Just two years after California legalized it in 1996, Oregon passed Measure 67 in 1998, making its use legal in the state. Coast Versus Inland Counties As is often the case, the vote split along geographic lines: The counties that supported Measure 67 were generally along or near the coast while the inland counties were generally against it. It is easy to ...


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What is Medical Marijuana?

Scientific research has indicated that the use of medical marijuana might help patients who have certain diseases, but since the concept is fairly new, it might be difficult to understand the impact it could make on the entire health industry. Here are some simple facts about the drug that explain the differences between the recreational and medical aspects of it. Exactly What is Medical Marijuana? After several medical cannabis dispensaries in Portland began opening their doors, many people across the United States began wondering exactly what medical marijuana is and how different it is from the popular street drug. The medical ...


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Medical Marijuana Might Soon be Changing the Face of Pharmaceuticals

The use of medical marijuana has been a source of controversy for years now, but interestingly enough, there are some indications that medical professionals will soon be switching their patients' prescriptions from popular pharmaceuticals that feature dangerous side effects to marijuana in the near future. Is Medical Marijuana Geared to Replace Some Common Pharmaceuticals? Watch a television commercial promoting a popular pharmaceutical and before it is over, chances are you have heard about at least a few negative side effects associated with taking it. While prescription drugs can have a world of benefits, they can also feature harmful repercussions with extended use. ...


June 11th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Tips for Choosing the Right Cannabis Retailer from Portland

When buying cannabis, it is advisable to give preference to retailers who are licensed to operate the business. Also confirm whether the person is aged over 21 years and is a resident of your state. How To Identify The Right Portland Cannabis Retailer With more states approving of the request to legalize marijuana, it becomes necessary to identify the right cannabis retailers when you are looking for pure cannabis. There are laws that govern the distribution and production of the drug, so you need to be careful whom you deal with. Due to the profitability that has come with the business, some ...


June 9th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Shango taps industry expert Brandon Rexroad as Executive Vice President of Operations in advance of Oregon going Rec

Portland, Ore. – Owners of the Portland-based medical marijuana business, Shango, today announced that Brandon Rexroad has officially been named the Executive Vice President of Operations. Brandon assumes this critical position one month before the consumption of recreational marijuana is legal in the state of Oregon. As EVP, Brandon is charged with overseeing Shango’s six state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation facilities, and the company’s transition plan from medical marijuana only to recreational and medical marijuana retailer through the next seven months. “In my role as Executive Vice President, I will be making key improvements on the cultivation side to ensure maximum efficiency and ...


June 2nd, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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