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News Roundtable | Moths | Hip-Hop Dispensary

Jun 22, 2018
Originally published on June 22, 2018 1:58 pm



We hear opinions and analysis on this week’s news from Robin Ye, Scott Bruun and Anna Griffin.


A species of moth native to Eurasia has been released to stop the spread of the invasive rush skeletonweed in Southern Oregon. Joel Price, a biological control entomologist for the Oregon Department of Agriculture, tells us about the moth and how the ODA uses biocontrol to stop the spread of invasive weeds.


Green Hop, Portland’s first hip-hop-themed dispensary, opened last weekend. Its owners, Karanja Crews and Nicole Kennedy, have also started a mentorship program to bring more African Americans into the cannabis industry. Crews and Kennedy join us.


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