Greater Goods Presents “Good Things Market Pop-up” Next Weekend

Good Things Market Pop Up Event August 14 and 15

Today is National CBD Day, and if you know what's good for you, you got me a card to celebrate this highest of high holy days, and maybe a nice CBD related gift as well. (Hint: Chocolate.) Wait...what? Insofar as I got mail delivered today, and my bank is open, National CBD

Can Cannabis Prevent and/or Treat COVID-19?

A mural of the character Spock from Star Trek has a surgical mask someone has attached which is fluttering in the breeze.

A recent study has many asking if cannabis may be useable in the prevention, treatment, or as a cure for COVID-19. Before anyone gets too excited, let's explore if cannabis is truly a Super Silver Haze bullet against the pandemic. The buzz about this leads back to a study performed

Stupid AF CBD Products Include Sports Bras

As with anything new, shiny, and full of promise, CBD is being hailed as a miracle ingredient that can solve any and all things that ails you, no matter the problem. Yes, CBD is a wonder cannabinoid with tremendous potential, and it’s better to introduce clean, well sourced, and tested CBD

OLCC: No CBD In Alcoholic Drinks

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has announced a ban beginning January 1 to prohibit makers of alcoholic beverages from adding CBD to the drinks. Until recently, the best known line of alcoholic drinks with CBD was arguably beers made and sold by Coalition Brewing, which recently shut down their operations. The

The “Know Your Grower Series”: Meet Make & Mary

Make & Mary

The sheer range of cannabis products for sale in Oregon can be downright overwhelming. And most of us are unfamiliar with what is available, the quality of the merchandise, and where it came from. What’s more, the mass consolidation of dispensaries and brands can seriously undercut the “buy local” component. Your purchase

Reviewing the Year in Hemp

2019 was arguably the biggest year for hemp since 1937, when it, along with all forms of cannabis, was first criminalized. The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act has had explosive, though uneven, results. As with cannabis, rules and regulations for hemp vary from

CBD Product Labels Wildly Inaccurate

CBD products are all the rage, and so is the debate as to their effectiveness. Some believe it’s nothing more than modern day snake oil, predicated on baseless claims and promises. Others believe it can be a matter of the product using alcohol distillate versus full spectrum CBD. And don’t forget

Authorities Seize 10 Million Cannabis Plants Posing as Hemp

The plant that produces the flowers you smoke to get all high and stuff—which we will call "cannabis"—differs in appearance from the hemp plant that doesn't get you high but is capable of producing the CBD that's going to fix everything wrong with you. It doesn't differ by much, but it

Portland Greater Goods Opens a CBD Products Store

Greater Goods

As great as it is to be able to buy your CBD at the Gas 'n' Sip—and it is, really—you may want your CBD offerings to be produced and presented in a slightly more...Pacific Northwesterly manner. Artisan. Organic. Small batch. Women positive/owned. Innovative. And probably bearded. A place you can go

Protanicals Tinctures Expertly Blend Cannabis and Botanicals

Cannabis tinctures are a great delivery system. Cannabis and hemp are soaked in either high-proof alcohol or a fat such as coconut oil, and the result offers a whole profile of the extracted plant, including a full range of THC, CBD, and other cannabinoids and terpenes. It’s an ancient way of

Lab Produces Synthetic THC and CBD Acids

When you smoke, vape, or eat cannabis, you obtain the cannabinoids THC and CBD from any of the thousands of different strains of cannabis plants. Until now, this was really the only way to get those cannabinoids, and trust me, it worked great. But a recent announcement from a man who

Feds Spend $3M To Study CBD and Pain Management

Last week—right before Washington, DC, turned into a circus—the federal government allocated a total of $3 million in the form of nine research grants, to determine if CBD has effects on pain. NBC reported that the grants were made through National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. A second round of

Florida Having Issues With Cannabis Enforcement, Because Science

The legalization of hemp as a crop has led to some great things. (Yay, hemp!) But nothing is everything all the time, and legal hemp is causing some massive headaches for officials in Florida (much like the type of headaches you get when you smoke hemp). It's a very special Florida

Now That Hemp’s Legal, What About CBD?

Cannabis—and the devil’s cannabinoid, THC—are all the rage, but hemp and CBD have recently been gaining just as much national attention. The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp farming legal, which led many to assume that hemp, and the CBD that can be processed from it, would immediately be

FDA To Curaleaf: Enough Of The Unsubstantiated CBD Claims

By now, every gas station, bodega, salon, tire repair store, shoeshine stand, salsa dance studio, wig shop, and sex club for furries is selling CBD products, which as we all know will quickly and cheaply regrow hair, fix your flaccid penis, end insomnia, make you taller, and cure cancer while