Oregon

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...
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...