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Pot Dispensary Moratoriums All Across Oregon

At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries and more than 40 others are considering one. The Legislature allowed local governments to impose a one-year ban, if enacted by May 1. The League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties pushed for the legislation.Read More »

Medford Pot Dispensary Closes

A medical marijuana dispensary in Medford was forced to close after the city council revoked its business license. The Mail Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/o2DqC3 ) that the owners of MaryJane's Basement will ask a Jackson County judge on Wednesday for a stay of the revocation.Read More »

Ashland Mulls Medical Marijuana Moratorium

By Jim McCoy Mon 24th March NewsAshlandmedical marijuana
One of Oregon's more liberal cities is considering a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The Ashland Daily Tidings newspaper reports (http://is.gd/MqjCai) that the Oregon Health Authority Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program has already received six dispensary applications for Ashland. But neighborhood opposition has been increasing and the council will discuss a moratoRead More »

Medford Seeking To Make Dispensary Moratorium Permanent

After the Oregon Legislature voted last month to allow cities and counties to put one-year moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, many local jurisdictions started working on ordinances to do just that. In Southern Oregon, the Medford City Council voted Thursday to enact a permanent ban on pot shops, even though the Legislature decided not to allow local jurisdictions to go that faRead More »

Oregon Communities Seek Options To Ban Medical Pot

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th February Newsmedical marijuanaOregon legislature
Oregon lawmakers are considering whether to allow cities and counties to keep out, or at least delay, medical marijuana dispensaries. The Legislature last year approved medical pot stores, but a number of communities don't them and want the right to keep them from opening. A state Senate committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill to allow communities to regulate, restrict or proRead More »

Medford Business Getting Licensed Revoked

The City of Medford is moving forward on revoking the business license for Mary Jane's Attic and Mary Jane's Basement at 259 E. Barnett Road. Police say the license is being revoked due to "repeated unlawful activities" reported at the business.Read More »

Committee Considers Revising Medical Marijuana Rules

By Jim McCoy Mon 18th November Newsmedical marijuana
The committee drafting Oregon's rules for medical marijuana dispensaries is meeting Monday in Salem to discuss whether local governments can just say no. The committee is considering the opinion from the Oregon Legislative Counsel that says regulating the dispensaries is the job of the state, not cities.Read More »

Plot To Grab Medical Marijuana Leads To Killing

Investigators say in court documents that a plot to steal medical marijuana led to the killing of a man Oct.Read More »

Medical Marijuana Patients Picket Hospital

By Jim McCoy Thu 10th October NewsGood Samaritan hospitalmedical marijuana
A handful of demonstrators gathered near Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center to protest what they claim is unfair treatment of medical marijuana patients by the hospital's parent company, Samaritan Health Services. Samaritan officials deny the claim. Mamie Hobbs of Albany was one of eight people who positioned themselves Wednesday on a grassy median near the entrance to the meRead More »

Medical Pot Advocates Evicted In Medford

By Jim McCoy Wed 3rd July Newsmedical marijuanaSouthern Oregon NORML
Medical marijuana advocates facing drug charges in Southern Oregon are being evicted from their office, which happens to be next to the federal courthouse in Medford. The Mail Tribune reports the landlord notified the Southern Oregon chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws they must be out Sunday for violating federal drug laws, and being late with the rent.Read More »

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