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It’s a little different for the ladies. At the most basic level, women’s bodies react differently. THC, stored in body fat, sticks around in women’s bodies a bit longer, making it easier for women to build a tolerance. Beyond that, for a long time, the black market marijuana industry has

Re.: S*** Sandwich: Van Diesel’s Out of Gas in The Last Witch Hunter I was just reading the Messenger and came across Ned Lannamar’s review of Vin Diesel. It is weird to open a newspaper and have someone in the first sentence cussing and then the first paragraph taking God’s

The numbers don’t lie. With recreational sales of marijuana in Oregon smashing Colorado and Washington’s first week records, the word on the street is that dispensaries across the state are struggling to keep up with demand. Which most likely means, even with the explosion of new gardens this summer, there

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A month ago, three artists presented their ideas for art pieces to stand sentry at the south end of Ashland. It has been a long path to reach this point—nearly a decade in the planning and process. Shortly after those public presentations, a panel of local artists and art critics

Fall harvest in Southern Oregon is here, full force. With no rain expected in the next while, it appears that a long, warm dry fall is ahead. Which bodes well for a fruitful harvest. It also means that the Valley is filling up with people that are ready get to

Re.: Don’t Shoot the Messenger: Sailing Through Transition Though we certainly appreciate your attention to and coverage of Southern Oregon University and the SOU Board of Trustees, your piece contains a factual error that I feel merits correction. The SOU Board has not extended President Saigo’s contract. Rather, the Board

On December 11, 2012, a 22-year old man rushed into the mall at Clackamas Town Center and shot dead two people. Three days later, a 20-year-old man walked into an elementary school in Connecticut and shot 20 school children and six adult staff members. In the aftermath, President Obama lamented

Editorial note: We didn’t ask for poetry. But poetry is what we got. Re.: Unsolicited poetry SMOKE                                                                                         The curtain of smoke parted / for a short while, this morning, bringing relief / from burning eyes– not to be confused with / relief from burning fires. Suffering immeasurable, devastation

When the OLCC come to Southern Oregon University for its listening session, one of the final speakers to address the panel looked positively terrified as he approached the mic. “I’m concerned about whether criminal records will make it harder or make it so people can’t pass through the licensing,” he