Fairgrounds Host Hemp and Cannabis Event

The event floor was thick with people wandering between booths offering products with advertising describing them as organic and Oregon-grown. In a way it looked like a small business expo or county fair.

Except that just a year ago many of the products on display would have been illegal.

The Hemp & Cannabis Fair, held this weekend at the Benton County Fairgrounds, featured dozens of vendors Saturday offering glass pipes, drying machines, apparel bearing the shape of a marijuana leaves, growing supplies, and, yes, marijuana. The event opened Saturday and continues today from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The event, which is restricted to people 21 and older, has tickets available at the door for $15 and $10 for veterans.

– Read the entire article at The Albany Herald.