Oregon

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon Marijuana Measure to Appear on Ballot in November

Oregon attempted, and failed, to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012.  Now, Oregonians will have another chance to weigh-in on whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use for people...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Has Enough Signatures to Qualify for November Ballot

New Approach Oregon has collected over 100,000 signatures, more than 12,000 more than is required by law to have their marijuana legalization initiative qualify for the November election ballot....
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...