Oregon Medical Marijuana News
August 26th, 2014GOLD HILL, Ore. -- Four city councilors in the Jackson County city of Gold Hill have survived a recall vote over approving a license for a medical marijuana dispensary. The Grants Pass Daily Courier (http://bit.ly/1ARWZDp ) reports Tuesday that all four got 60 percent of the vote or more.
August 18th, 2014At a community meeting in Aloha on Thursday, Oregon State Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward said she was lied to about Cover Oregon and said she thinks marijuana is less addictive than alcohol.
August 14th, 2014PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon shut down two medical marijuana dispensaries for violations of state regulations.
July 22nd, 2014An initiative seeking to legalize, tax and regulate recreational marijuana in Oregon has qualified for the November ballot, the state said on its website on Tuesday.
July 16th, 2014ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Ashland City Council is getting ready to lift a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. It gave initial approval Tuesday and expects to take final action Aug. 5, Daily Tidings (http://bit.ly/1t4y3Er) reported.
July 12th, 2014BEND, Ore. (AP) — Cascadia Labs is nestled amid ornamental fruit trees in a quiet office park on the north end of Bend. In this lab, employees with backgrounds in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries spend their days testing a variety of products with one common ingredient, consumed by thousands of patients across Oregon: medical marijuana.
July 10th, 2014MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Most charges against the owners of a Medford medical marijuana dispensary have been dismissed as part of a plea deal to wrap up a case that began with a high-profile raid in May 2013.
July 8th, 2014PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Recreational pot is now on sale in Washington state, but actually getting that pot required some patience Tuesday for residents not only of neighboring Oregon but southwest Washington as well.
July 3rd, 2014Proponents of a statewide initiative to regulate the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana have turned in 145,000 signatures to the Secretary of State's office. The total is almost twice the number of signatures from registered voters necessary to place the measure on the 2014 electoral ballot.
June 27th, 2014Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana traveled to Salem on Thursday to turn in boxes stuffed with enough signed petitions to bring their total signatures to 145,000 — far more than are needed for the measure to qualify for the November ballot.
May 30th, 2014A California man was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana early Friday morning after three pounds were found at the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 south of Eugene, according to Oregon State Police.
May 29th, 2014JEFFERSON, Ore. (AP) — Five armed men in ski masks and bulletproof vests tied up two men at a medical marijuana garden in Linn County and took what a victim described as "quite a few" pounds of pot being grown for numerous patients.
May 14th, 2014A Jackson County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday upheld the city of Medford's right to revoke the business license of MaryJane's Attic and Basement for unlawfully selling marijuana.
May 7th, 2014A bid to ease access to medical marijuana for vets failed in Congress, but not by much; California continues to grapple with local regulation issues, limited CBD medical marijuana bills continue to prove popular, a Washington state family can't use a medical marijuana defense for growing medical marijuana, and more. Let's get to it:
May 6th, 2014Craig Frank is bullish on Oregon’s leafy green future. Frank thinks Oregon will be the next state to approve recreational use of marijuana, and his small Hollywood, Fla., biofuel company is trying to establish a toe-hold here. He says his company is backing a Southeast Portland medical marijuana dispensary so it can get in on the ground floor of what he expects to be a lucrative future for the recreational marijuana market.
Oregon: Advocates Launch Votemedicalmarijuana.Org To Track Voting Records For Individual Members Of Congress
May 1st, 2014Washington, D.C. -- The medical marijuana advocacy group Americans for Safe Access (ASA) relaunched its VoteMedicalMarijuana.org website today, an interactive online tool that provides voting statistics and a report card for each Members of Congress. For example, the site provides details on yesterday's vote to allow Veterans Affairs (VA) physicians to recommend medical marijuana for their patients. Although the amendment didn't pass, it received more "yes" votes from Congress than any other ...
April 30th, 2014GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A city in the heart of southern Oregon's marijuana-growing country is asking a judge to decide whether the new state law authorizing the sale of medical marijuana through dispensaries complies with the state and U.S. constitutions.
April 21st, 2014SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Medical marijuana cardholders in some parts of Oregon will have to look harder than they expected for dispensaries as cities and counties throughout the state enact ordinances to keep the pot shops from opening within their borders.
April 19th, 2014SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature's vote last year to regulate medical marijuana shops created new business opportunities for another kind of pot enterprise — marijuana testing — but leaves it virtually unregulated.
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.