‘Normalizing It:’ Hemp & Cannabis Fair Continues at Fairgrounds

While the future of recreational marijuana is in doubt nationally, hundreds of people are flocking to the Benton County Fairgrounds this weekend to celebrate medical and recreational marijuana use locally.

The 2nd annual Hemp & Cannabis Fair, held this weekend at the Benton County Fairgrounds, featured 40 vendors, including several local dispensaries, smoke shops, hemp-based products, consultants, medical professionals and a series of lectures looking to educate the community about the future of marijuana. The event is sponsored by Corvallis’ High Quality Compassion dispensary.

Several vendors, lectures and consultants Saturday focused on a number of legal questions on both the state and federal level. Eight states have legalized recreational marijuana, but recent comments from Trump administration officials have cast doubt on whether changes might be coming on a federal level.

– Read the entire article at Corvallis Gazette-Times.