4/20 Means Weed, Thanks To The Dead

But as of July 1, every day will be weed day in Oregon

The date 4/20 might mean weed day across the world, but as of July 1, every day will be weed day in Oregon. Given the long history of the association with 420 and weed, it’s doubtful that 7/1 will take over as a code for “Let’s go light up.”  But thanks to Measure 91, if you are over 21 and you partake (privately) on 4/20 next year, you will be doing so legally. For this year, if you don’t have a medical marijuana card, there are other activities you can legally engage in. Continue reading 

Eugene Cannabis TV

Too stoned to read EW's recent marijuana coverage? (Or simply an "inexperienced consumer? Sorry, pot legalization is no laughing matter but there's something about weed that just gives us the giggles). Eugene Cannabis TV, which is sort of the Grateful Dead meets Between Two Ferns, is here to get you updated on the world of weed. Continue reading 


A highly abridged Oregon-centric history of marijuana

1935 Oregon passes the Uniform State Narcotic Act, criminalizing cannabis 1936 Reefer Madness, cult classic anti-pot propaganda film, premieres 1937 U.S. Congress passes “Marihuana” Tax Act, “effectively criminalizing marijuana” nationwide 1952 The Boggs Act requires mandatory prison sentencing for cannabis possession offenses  1968 The Grateful Dead play first Eugene show at Erb Memorial Union Continue reading