Author: KGW Staff CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) — A recent study conducted by Oregon State University researchers found that certain hemp compounds might be able to prevent SARS-CoV-2 — the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — from entering human cells, according to ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, —The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission says it’s finding high THC levels in some southern Oregon hemp grows. Thc is the psychoactive component found in cannabis. Through mid-September, the OLCC and ODA visited 316 registered hemp grow sites ...

SOUTHERN Ore. —The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, or OLCC, says a new law will allow police to crack down on illegal marijuana grows in southern Oregon. The head of the OLCC says the influx in illegal grows across southern Oregon ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Jackson County Commissioners may be buckling down on cannabis and hemp enforcement in the valley. Until recently, Jackson County would work with landowners on keeping up with the current county code. Now, commissioners are saying the county needs ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office shared a video illustrating how prolific marijuana grows have become in our region. The sheriff’s office said the following after posting the video on YouTube: This video was created after flying over ...

JACKSON CO., Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office released footage of marijuana and hemp grows across the Rogue Valley today. JCSO says it’s doing what it can with the resources it has and the regulations currently in place. It ...

ASHLAND, Ore. — The second annual Golden Grow Awards were hosted virtually from the Ashland Hills Hotel earlier. The event celebrates the Northwest’s 2020 hemp harvest. Organizers say the awards are meant for educating the industry and public about quality ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Farming comes with all kinds of challenges. Not enough rain, too much rain, harmful insects and something Rogue Valley farmers have become all too familiar with: smoke. “It’s ready to be harvested. There’s no smoke smell to ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Harvest season is arriving for two major industries in the Rogue Valley. With thousands of pounds of fruit and hemp that need to be picked in the coming weeks, many hands are required. However, with the pandemic, there ...

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Rules regarding industrial hemp cultivation could be changed soon in Siskiyou County. The board of supervisors is holding a public hearing tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. for the proposed ordinance. Recommendations include confining cultivation to 40-acres or ...