Oregon

Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

Portland’s Hempstalk Festival Denied Permit for 2015

After hearing of marijuana legalization in Oregon, Portland parks officials sent a letter to Hempstalk Festival’s founder Paul Stanford, alerting him that his request for a permit for the...
Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Marijuana Legalized in Oregon,Washington DC, Alaska

Oregon and Washington DC have officially joined the ranks of Washington and Colorado by approving voter-based marijuana legalization initiatives.  At time of publication 86% of of Alaska’s precincts had...
Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

Oregon, Alaska, and DC All Vote on Marijuana Legalization

It’s election day and voters across the nation will have the opportunity to weigh in on a number of marijuana-related ballot issues.  Voters in Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC...
Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

Oregon Law Enforcement Group Backs Marijuana Legalization

On Wednesday, Yes on 91, the campaign supporting marijuana legalization in Oregon, released a letter from thirty former police officers, sheriffs, judges, and prosecutors sharing their support for legalizing...
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....