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Portland State, Portland Garment Factory deliver PPE to Legacy Portland State's Center for Entrepreneurship and Portland Garment Factory are the latest local companies to make critical personal protective equipment for hospitals. The Center for Entrepreneurship will deliver 1,000 face shields to Legacy Health today. | 1 hour, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top 6 ways to protect a cannabis business brand As I previously discussed in my article and podcast published in the Portland Business Journal, U.S. federal trademark law does not currently extend to cannabis products. Because the required use in commerce of the cannabis plant and related products is i | 2 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Amid OSHA complaints, builders' group and state regulators draft construction site guidelines People were allowed to work despite showing signs of illness such as coughing or sneezing, and hand-washing stations were not easily accessible, according to complaints filed against construction companies with Oregon OSHA. | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nike reopens Memphis distribution center after worker tests positive for coronavirus Nike on Sunday reopened a Memphis distribution center that it closed late Thursday after a worker tested positive for COVID-19. MLK50 Memphis first reported the closure. "The health and safety of our team is always our first priority," Nike said in a stat | 4 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Five Things for Monday, including a rough launch for business relief Good morning. Here are Five Things for the start of a new week. The country is losing jobs at a rate not seen since the Great Depression, and businesses are desperate for a lifeline. But a major relief effort is off to a rough start, the PBJ's Matthew Kis | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pre-employment drug screening policies are changing for Oregon employers While the use of cannabis is still illegal at the federal level, 33 states now allow medical use and 11 of those states and Washington, D.C. have also legalized recreational use. Oregon has always been on the leading edge of this legalization trend, but t | 6 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tips on looking for funding for your cannabis company Funding a business with startup or growth capital is a universal challenge, but cannabis businesses face at least one unique hurdle in the continuing federal illegality of the industry. Aside from the difficulty in accessing banking resources, cannabis co | 6 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hemp and the pitfalls of the USDAs Interim Final Rule Despite regulatory uncertainty and increased competition, we continue to see explosive growth in the amount of hemp production in the United States, with the amount of total acreage increasing by approximately 550% since the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. | 6 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Daimler Trucks adds another week to Portland plant shutdown Daimler Trucks North America has again extended its Portland truck manufacturing shutdown, aiming now for an April 20 reopening. Daimler cited supply disruptions related to the coronavirus crisis when it stopped work on March 25, with a tentative plan to | 6 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bankruptcy and restructuring in the cannabis industry in 2020 and beyond While states continue to legalize cannabis, and the federal government continues to consider softening its stance, difficult questions persist at the intersection of cannabis and bankruptcy. As the cannabis industry continues to evolve in 2020 and beyond, | 14 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend

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