Oregon Will Likely Have The Most Saturated Cannabis Industry In The Nation


Southern Oregon Growers Cooperative

via TheWeedBlog

Oregon has the lowest barrier to entry than any other state that has a legal marijuana industry. Oregon is also a great place to grow marijuana. That combined with the fact that everyone and their grandma wants in on the industry is creating a very crowded Oregon cannabis scene. It doesn’t mean that people will be pushed out of the industry by default, but it does mean that those that are in the industry, or are going to get in on the industry, need to step up their game. Branding is going to be VITAL moving forward in the Oregon cannabis industry. Any company that doesn’t have an effective branding strategy in place is going to struggle as a result, no matter how good their products are.

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Make it a historic summer weekend in Astoria, Oregon


Evergreen Hiker

“Let’s escape the heat and head to the coast this weekend,” says everyone this summer as we enter another week of 90+ degree weather. And while I agree that the cool sea breezes feel wonderful, I don’t like to share the beach with the crowds and arcades. So a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to head out to Astoria on the north coast for a long weekend with some friends, and I jumped at the chance.

Lexus at Astoria KOA

The oldest township on the western coast, Astoria is a tiny former trading post, full of stories and adventure. From Lewis & Clark’s final journey to the Pacific Ocean to current day, crazy sea to river crossing, the town has been shaped by heroic characters. To explore Astoria through the years, check out my four favorite activities around the area for your next summer weekend:

1. Fort Stevens State Park

Once a…

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