Tag: Oregon

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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
DC Marijuana Initiative Hands in Plenty of Signatures

DC Marijuana Initiative Hands in Plenty of Signatures

It now looks extremely likely that the residents of the nation’s capitol will vote in November on whether to legalize the possession and cultivation of small amounts...
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
Oregon: Marijuana Initiative Backers Turn in 145,000 Signatures for Proposed 2014 Ballot Measure

Oregon: Marijuana Initiative Backers Turn in 145,000 Signatures for Proposed 2014 Ballot Measure

Proponents of a statewide initiative to regulate the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana have turned in 145,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office. The...
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June 18, 2014
06/18/2014
Oregon 2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiative Clears 100,000 Signatures

Oregon 2014 Marijuana Legalization Initiative Clears 100,000 Signatures

A ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon will be on November’s ballot after supporters collected more than 100,000 signatures (only 87,213 needed). If passed, the...
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May 28, 2014
05/28/2014
Oregonians Last Chance on Dispensary Rules

Oregonians Last Chance on Dispensary Rules

    Oregonians have a last chance this week to provide comments to the medical dispensary rules. Inspections on approved dispensaries have already begun. Meetings for public comments...
By: Anna Diaz
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May 22, 2014
05/22/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.05.21)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.05.21)

California battles over dispensaries and cultivation rules continue, medical marijuana bills move in Illinois, Minnesota, New York, and South Carolina, and more. Let’s get to it: California...
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May 8, 2014
05/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.05.07)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.05.07)

A bid to ease access to medical marijuana for vets failed in Congress, but not by much; California continues to grapple with local regulation issues, limited CBD...
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May 5, 2014
05/05/2014
Parents 4 Pot Oregon Sparks Interest

Parents 4 Pot Oregon Sparks Interest

Parents 4 Pot Oregon has come together and shown how fast a group can get results with a dedicated team of volunteers. Their only online presence is...
By: Anna Diaz
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April 30, 2014
04/30/2014
Moratoriums: One Step Back for Oregon

Moratoriums: One Step Back for Oregon

A sweeping number of Oregon cities have imposed a moratorium on medical marijuana. It is clear to me that these moratoriums have been set out of fear...
By: Anna Diaz
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April 24, 2014
04/24/2014
Great Music While High: Jamie Lidell

Great Music While High: Jamie Lidell

Jamie Lidell’s recent self-titled album is the super coolest combination of funk, pop, soul and electronica around. I have been a fan forever, and this is my...
By: Anna Diaz
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April 17, 2014
04/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.16)

With a stroke of the governor’s pen, Maryland becomes the 21st medical marijuana state. Meanwhile, those CBD medical marijuana bills continue to move. And more. Let’s get...
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April 11, 2014
04/11/2014
Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

Tennessee: Lawmakers Approve Measures Reclassifying Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

State lawmakers have signed off on legislation, Senate Bill 2495/House Bill 2445, to reclassify and regulate industrial hemp. The legislation now goes to Republican Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature....
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.09)

Medical marijuana remains on the agenda at statehouses across the country, Oregon communities decide whether to bother with temporary dispensary moratoriums, DC looks to expand its medical...
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April 3, 2014
04/03/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.04.02)

A national clinical cannabis conference is coming to Portland next month, state legislatures continue to deal with medical marijuana and CBD bills, Colorado wants to crack down...
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April 1, 2014
04/01/2014
Oregon Drops Proposed Ban on Pot-Laced Munchies for Medical Marijuana Cardholders

Oregon Drops Proposed Ban on Pot-Laced Munchies for Medical Marijuana Cardholders

In a new set of rules, the Oregon Health Authority seeks only to ban marijuana-laced products that are made or packaged in ways that might appeal to...
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March 31, 2014
03/31/2014
Weedist Women: Valeesha Noblitt of Rabbit Hole Productions

Weedist Women: Valeesha Noblitt of Rabbit Hole Productions

Weedists: Meet Valeesha Noblitt “Weedists are the people who are out there fighting the good fight and these are their stories.” I met Valeesha in 2009 at an...
By: Anna Diaz
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March 27, 2014
03/27/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.03.26)

Whew! Busy, busy, busy at the statehouse, with both traditional medical marijuana bills and newfangled CBD medical marijuana bills getting lots of attention. And more. Let’s get...
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March 26, 2014
03/26/2014
Poll: Marijuana Ballot Measures Likely to Increase Overall Voter Turnout

Poll: Marijuana Ballot Measures Likely to Increase Overall Voter Turnout

Marijuana-related initiatives are likely to increase voter turnout, according to polling data released by George Washington University. Nearly four out of ten participants in the nationwide survey said that...
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March 24, 2014
03/24/2014
Oregon Rules Ban Edibles – The Community Responds

Oregon Rules Ban Edibles – The Community Responds

“The Oregon Health Authority released draft rules late Wednesday for medical-pot dispensaries to follow when they open as early as next week under a new law. Although...
By: Anna Diaz
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March 20, 2014
03/20/2014
How Racist Is Your State’s War on Weed? Compare!

How Racist Is Your State’s War on Weed? Compare!

A new interactive website from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) highlights how many lives are derailed and billions of dollars wasted fighting a racially-biased war on...
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March 19, 2014
03/19/2014
Why Is Medical Cannabis Signage Regulated?

Why Is Medical Cannabis Signage Regulated?

Anywhere you drive in America, you are bombarded by strategically placed signage advertising a plethora of products to consumers on their daily commutes. But there still seems to...
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