Oregon

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

Portland City Council Approves Recreational Marijuana Tax

The Portland, OR city council voted unanimously on Wednesday to move forward with a 10% tax on recreational marijuana.  They also voted to discard a proposed 5% tax on...
Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization

The Democratic Party of Oregon has announced that they endorse the legalization of recreational marijuana. Regarding marijuana legalization, the Democratic Party announced, “A majority of Americans and large majority...
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Ramping Up With $2.3 Million in Ads

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Ramping Up With $2.3 Million in Ads

The Yes on 91 Campaign, which aims to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Oregon, announced that they have purchased $2.3 million worth of TV ad spots, which they...
Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

Oregon Releases Medical Marijuana Collective Inspection Information

The Oregon Health Authority has released its medical marijuana dispensary inspection reports.  Since May, the OHA has inspected 58 medical marijuana dispensaries and found a wide range of violations,...
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...