Oregon Medical Marijuana News
April 15th, 2014PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, and more than 40 others are considering bans, according to the League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties.
April 7th, 2014SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A line of patients forms in the lobby of a medical marijuana shop called Cherry City Compassion as a worker checks IDs, enters names into a computer system and performs other duties required under a new state law.
April 4th, 2014MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The Medford City Council rejected an appeal from a medical marijuana club that wants a business license.
April 3rd, 2014UMATILLA, Ore. — Add Umatilla to the list of Oregon cities with a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
April 2nd, 2014A May 1 deadline looms for cities around Oregon to impose a temporary moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The state Legislature approved a temporary ban during its recently concluded session.
March 28th, 2014SALEM, Ore. — Twenty-two Oregon medical marijuana shops have now received state approval as Oregon continues to roll out its registry program.
March 27th, 2014MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A Jackson County judge has allowed a Medford business to reopen as long as it doesn't dispense medical marijuana. MaryJane's Attic and Basement was forced to close recently after the city revoked its business license. The city says the business was not operating legally under state or federal law.
March 26th, 2014EUGENE, Ore. — More than 300 people are expected to attend the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference on Sunday and Monday in Eugene. One organizer, Anthony Johnson of New Approach Oregon, says the aim is to help professionalize the industry as it moves into mainstream society.
March 25th, 2014SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Medical marijuana shops in Oregon are opening their doors with state approval for the first time this week, but at least one may not be in business very long.
March 25th, 2014MEDFORD, Ore. — A medical marijuana dispensary in Medford was forced to close after the city council revoked its business license.
March 24th, 2014ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — One of Oregon's more liberal cities is considering a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
March 7th, 2014MEDFORD, Ore. — Moving even before the Legislature completed action, the Medford City Council has voted for a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.
March 5th, 2014The city of Klamath Falls granted a local man a business license Tuesday to operate a medicinal marijuana dispensary on Washburn Way, according to Associate Planner Joe Wall. The license is conditional on whether Edward Medina, Jr., the licensee, is authorized by the state and receives a positive inspection by Klamath County Building Department.
February 26th, 2014The Epilepsy Foundation comes out in support of medical marijuana, the feds delay a PTSD study, CBD bills are popping up, and a battle over local dispensary bans looms in Oregon, and more. Let's get to it:
February 24th, 2014SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon House committee moved Monday to let cities and counties ban medical marijuana dispensaries, reversing a Senate decision to allow local governments to regulate but not ban the pot stores that will become legal this year.
February 20th, 2014Last week, on February 11th, a federal court in Oregon ruled that patients have a reasonable expectation of privacy concerning their medical records and that administrative subpoenas could no longer be used to obtain patient records. Specifically, U.S. District Court Judge Ancer L. Haggerty held that:
February 12th, 2014SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In a Feb. 11 story about Oregon's law permitting medical marijuana dispensaries, The Associated Press included an erroneous headline. Some communities are seeking the authority to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, not medical marijuana.
Oregon: Gladstone Temporarily Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, Despite Pleas From Prospective Retailers
February 12th, 2014The Gladstone City Council on Tuesday banned medical marijuana outlets from operating in the city, despite protests from a group of aspiring dispensary owners.
February 11th, 2014SALEM, Ore. — In a Feb. 11 story about Oregon's law permitting medical marijuana dispensaries, The Associated Press included an erroneous headline. Some communities are seeking the authority to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, not medical marijuana.
January 31st, 2014A Jackson County Sheriff's deputy stopped a speeding car on Interstate 5 south of Ashland this week and found three pounds of marijuana hidden inside the engine compartment.