Portland Mercury: How can I keep my pot local?

On May 12, at the Cultivation Classic 2017, a group of local business leaders launched the Craft Cannabis Alliance with the goal of establishing and developing a unique craft cannabis industry that will support and be supported by Oregonians. In addition to offering local ownership and control certifications, the members of the Alliance will dedicate themselves to clean products, sustainability, ethical business practices, local engagement, and an active role in ending pot prohibition on a national scale.

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Portland Business Journal: Craft Cannabis Alliance launches to promote Oregon values, quality

Portland Business Journal: Craft Cannabis Alliance launches to promote Oregon values, quality

“We’re fortunate in Oregon to have a core of an industry that is dedicated to people, place, planet and plant,” said Adam Smith, a longtime drug policy reformer and organizer who is behind the alliance. “That gives us a chance to avoid being overrun by big dollars and a bottom-line fixation. But the only way we can succeed is by organizing and then partnering with consumers, and doing it now.”

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