Oregon

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

Oregon Legislators Reveal Sales Tax Proposal

On Monday, Oregon legislators revealed a proposed sales tax for retail marijuana sales. This proposed tax would replace the harvest tax approved by voters. The sales tax proposal didn’t...
Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Oregon Marijuana Law Could be Challenged by Local Cities

Counties in cities in Oregon are threatening legal action over the recreational marijuana law’s attempts to tax and regulate the sale of pot. Local governments want the ability to...
Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

Marijuana Edibles May Not Come to Oregon Until July 2016

This week, the Oregon Legislature began establishing guidelines for the state’s recreational marijuana program.  While marijuana  possession is legal starting July 1, Oregon residents may have to wait longer...
Oregon May Eliminate Marijuana Sniffing K-9s

Oregon May Eliminate Marijuana Sniffing K-9s

With the passage of Measure 91 Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana.  Now, police forces are phasing out and reasigning marijuana-sniffing K-9s. Because people 21 and older will be able...
NORML Starts Portland, OR Chapter

NORML Starts Portland, OR Chapter

Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana by passing Measure 91 last year, and now NORML is setting up shop in Portland in order to ensure that the rules and regulations...
Sixteen Marijuana Bills Introduced in Oregon

Sixteen Marijuana Bills Introduced in Oregon

Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana during te 2014 election.  Now that a new legislative session has opened and new legislators have been sworn into office, a total of sixteen...
Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

A vote Wednesday by the Oregon Emergency Board has granted a loan to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so it may begin implementing the state’s recreational marijuana program, which...
Oregon Marijuana Growers Prepare for Recreational Rule Making

Oregon Marijuana Growers Prepare for Recreational Rule Making

It’s been a month since Oregon voters legalized recreational marijuana, and marijuana growers are wasting no time in preparing for the day that a legal recreational marijuana program is...
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...