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Matt Stangel

Matt Stangel is Leafly's Oregon Product Specialist. His cannabis-related writings have appeared in The Guardian, Willamette Week, Cascadia Magazine, and elsewhere—links to which are available at

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Where to Buy the Best Cannabis Clones in Oregon

Ready to start growing cannabis? We found some of the best places to buy high-quality cannabis clones in Oregon.

Matt Stangel - July 30, 2018

Meanwhile, the Flowers in Oregon: Cannabis Picks for Summer 2018

Welcome to the first edition of your monthly cannabis digest that keeps you up-to-date on the most excellent cannabis & where to find it!

Matt Stangel - June 21, 2018

3 Affordable Oregon Extracts You Can’t Miss This 7/10 Holiday

Good news! The million-pound cannabis surplus in Oregon has resulted in budget-friendly concentrates & extracts. Try them out this 7/10 holiday!

Matt Stangel - July 10, 2018

An Introduction to Oregon’s Coastal Cannabis Dispensaries & Hotspots

Down Oregon’s Pacific Coast Highway, from Astoria to Humbug Mountain, explore all the best cannabis destinations in the region.

Matt Stangel - September 10, 2018

Vacation-Friendly Cannabis Edibles for Your Visit to Oregon

Oregon’s adult-use edibles are affordable, frequently low-dose, and offer the special-occasion highs that great travel stories are made of.

Matt Stangel - July 6, 2018

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We tried the CBD hemp flowers you can buy online. Here’s how they smoked

You might be wondering, do CBD hemp flowers smoke as bad as they look? We ordered these online offerings to find out—and now we're reporting back.

Matt Stangel - September 10, 2019

Real or Not, Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome Is a Costly Diagnosis

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is a diagnosis that is poorly understood by doctors and popularly rejected by cannabis advocates. But more patients report that quitting cannabis led to recovery—unfortunately after footing astronomical medical bills.

Matt Stangel - June 20, 2019

Smoke Legally in Portland, Oregon, at These Cannabis-Friendly Attractions

Looking to smoke cannabis in Portland? You can’t do it in public, but there are plenty of places you can when looking to get creative, meet like-minded people, or visit and consume where you stay.

Matt Stangel - March 11, 2019

Nothing’s Fresher Than These 5 Sun-Grown Strains in Oregon

The sun-grown cannabis harvested in 2018 is coming to shops near you after drying and curing. Here are highlights from some trusted Oregon farms—new flavors, strains, and experiences, all created under the sun.

Matt Stangel - February 5, 2019

Made in Oregon: Cannabis Seeds Available at Oregon Dispensaries

Explore some of the very best genetics Oregon has to offer in seed-form. Featuring strains from Archive, Dynasty Genetics, and more, these seed packets promise a bright future for your cannabis garden.

Matt Stangel - January 18, 2019

Portland’s Top Dispensaries: Widest Menu Selection

From flowers to edibles to extracts, if you’re looking for a candy-store experience, Portland is home to an array of shops that stand out for variety, volume, and curation.

Matt Stangel - January 10, 2019

Find Your Favorite Cannabis Dispensary in Portland, Oregon

With so many Portland cannabis dispensaries to choose from, how does one choose? We've done our research to find the very best Oregon shops for different consumer needs.

Matt Stangel - January 10, 2019

Oregon’s Novelty Edibles With a Touch of Whimsy

Change up your edibles game by dabbling into these weird, whimsical, and nostalgic cannabis edibles that remind us that anything is possible in 2019.

Matt Stangel - January 10, 2019

Portland’s Top Dispensaries: Best Delivery Services

Like Portland’s brick and mortar cannabis retailers, delivery services are numerous and each has its strengths and areas for improvement. We’ve mapped it all out so you can find a shoe that fits your stroll.

Matt Stangel - January 2, 2019

Portland’s Top Dispensaries: Best Customer Care

Whether you’re looking for reliable science, kind service, or newcomer-friendly staff, these dispensaries in Portland will have you at hello.

Matt Stangel - January 2, 2019