Oregon

Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

Oregon Officials to Allow Medical Marijuana Edibles

The Oregon Health Authority received backlash and feedback after announcing that they planned to ban all marijuana-infused edible products, prompting them to reverse their decision. In a new set...
Oregon House Postpones Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill

Oregon House Postpones Vote on Medical Marijuana Regulation Bill

On Monday, the Oregon House decided to postpone a vote on a bill that would make changes to the state’s medical marijuana regulations, including giving local governments to regulate...
Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Registry Restarts Monday

Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Registry Restarts Monday

On Monday, Oregon will begin allowing medical marijuana dispensary owners to register with the state.  A result of legislation passed in 2013, the dispensary registry will help to legitimize...
Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor Wants Lawmakers to Act on Pending Marijuana Legalization Bill

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber is encouraging the legislature to act on a pending bill that would legalize recreational marijuana for individuals age 21 and over.  Senate Bill 1556 has...
Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

Google Earth Used to Uncover Illegal Marijuana Grow

US police are now using Google Earth as a resource to uncover illegal marijuana grows throughout the country.  Most recently, Oregon authorities discovered what appeared to be an illegal...
Oregon Legalizes Medical Marijuana Collectives

Oregon Legalizes Medical Marijuana Collectives

Last week, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries.  The state has had illegal collectives for years, which have operated in a legal gray area. ...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Legalized in Oregon

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Legalized in Oregon

Oregon voters legalized medical marijuana in 1998, but the legislation only allowed patients to grow for themselves or a designated caregiver to grow their medicine for them.  Now, Governor...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Sponsor Fined $65,000 For Illegal Signature Gathering

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Sponsor Fined $65,000 For Illegal Signature Gathering

Robert Wolfe sponsored a proposed measure to legalize marijuana in Oregon last November.  Wolfe organized a group of signature gatherers to try to get the initiative onto the general...
Medical Marijuana Collective Regulation Bill Passes Oregon Senate

Medical Marijuana Collective Regulation Bill Passes Oregon Senate

On Wednesday, the Oregon Senate passed a bill that would legalize and regulate medical marijuana collectives.  The bill, House Bill 3460, was passed without debate with a bipartisan vote...
Oregon Attorney General Endorses Medical Marijuana Dispensary Regulation Bill

Oregon Attorney General Endorses Medical Marijuana Dispensary Regulation Bill

Oregon is seen as one of the leaders in the medical marijuana community.  The state has over 50,000 registered patients and over 100 collectives.  Those collectives, however, are not...