Can Portland’s Hempstalk festival pull off a marijuana-free event?

TMR_Pocket_Article341_9.8.149/8/14–Hempstalk festival organizers are still waiting for the final signatures from the city, blessing their two-day event scheduled for late September at Portland’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The free event is a celebration of all the uses of marijuana and hemp, for both recreational and industrial uses, according to founder Paul Stanford. The city is still declining to issue the full permit for Hempstalk, despite the rapidly approaching Sept. 27 and 28 schedule. Read