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Review: Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa bring 420 festivities to Matthew Knight Arena

Last weekend was a holiday for weed smokers (April 20), and what better way to celebrate than with hip-hop’s famous weed connoisseurs Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa? Embarking on a five-year tradition, Snoop Dogg brought his 420 Wellness Retreat Tour to Eugene at the Matthew Knight Arena on Saturday, April …

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At 50, The Beatles’ ‘Help’ is great as both a listen and a piece of history

The easiest way to split up the Beatles’ career is into two parts: the early moptop days and their “art” period. Harder is figuring out which record marks the transition. Rubber Soul is the most obvious candidate, with its layered, sardonic songs. A more conservative choice is Revolver, by which …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon football eying first-ever national championship

-Oregon football will play in the first-ever College Football Playoff Championship game against Ohio State in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium tonight. The kickoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. PST on ESPN. The Ducks were seeded as the No. 2 team in the final four. Ohio State was placed at the …

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Oregon legalized marijuana, here are the answers to the questions you’ve been asking

By now, everyone knows that Oregon legalized marijuana in the recent election. Here are some answers to the questions you’ve been asking. When will Measure 91 actually be enacted? You can legally possess marijuana as of July 1, 2015. Until that date, possession under 4 ounces is still considered a misdemeanor …

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Legal marijuana retailers open in Colorado: What is next for Oregon?

Stores across Colorado opened their doors and began selling marijuana legally starting on the first day of 2014. According to The Denver Post, 37 licensed stores across Colorado were allowed to begin selling at 8 a.m. “In terms of legalization in Colorado, I think it’s a step in the right …

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Website injects data into medical marijuana industry

Unlike other commodities, medical marijuana is not an industry with much analysis or indexing. Joseph Slotin and Matthew Hudson are working to change that with their website, Cannabis Price Index. “With any commodity, there is a historical index. And this is becoming … a real commodity,” Slotin said. “It’s a 20- …

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Top 5: News stories from around Oregon for Oct. 10

Sex offender sentenced Adam Brown, who was arrested on charges for assaulting a boy at a Portland Wendy’s restaurant, was sentenced to 33 years in prison, reported KGW. Brown was already a paroled sex-offender before the July incident, having been charged with 43 counts. Two arrests in Salem for illegal …

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Eugene subculture has unique mindset regarding marijuana

When ESPN “discovered” Oregon’s weed culture, it unearthed Eugene’s huge subculture of marijuana acceptance. What created this culture? A combination of accepting policies and influences.

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Lieberman: Marijuana use among football players is largely a matter of University public relations

If Duck football players can deal with their lifestyle choices in a legally responsible manner, who has a right to stop them?

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Rosenthal: ESPN reports that college students smoke marijuana

A recent ESPN article claimed that nearly half of the Oregon football team uses marijuana, yet it doesn’t appear to effect their on-field performance.

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Campus legalization legend shares his inspiration

John Walsh is not only known around campus, but is well-known in Oregon and nationally for his marijuana activism.

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Week in Review: Business, health and science

In case you missed last week’s news: A large new government study found that smoking marijuana in moderation does not harm lungs. Researchers from the University of Maryland found that walking while wearing headphones can be dangerous, and even deadly. Other noteworthy news: The University and popular networking site LinkedIn is offering …

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Smoking marijuana in moderation may not cause lung damage, study finds

Marijuana users can smoke a joint a day for seven years and not damage their lungs, according to a new government study.

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