Tag: Oregon

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September 11, 2014
09/11/2014
Alaska, Oregon, and DC: A Marijuana Legalization Trifecta in 2014?

Alaska, Oregon, and DC: A Marijuana Legalization Trifecta in 2014?

Labor Day has come and gone, and the 2014 election is now less than two months away. Marijuana legalization initiatives are on the ballot in two states...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

The Oregon Health Authority has ordered nine unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries, six of them in Portland, to shut down since the state launched its dispensary program in...
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August 27, 2014
08/27/2014
Major Oregon Newspaper Supports Measure 91

Major Oregon Newspaper Supports Measure 91

Over the weekend, one of the most popular newspapers in Oregon lent its support to Measure 91, which would make marijuana legal for adults in the state. Voters will decide...
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August 25, 2014
08/25/2014
Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

Oregon Early Learning Council: Medical Marijuana Worse Than Booze, Pills and Guns

For a state sandwiched between the legal pot haven of Washington and the heavily-medical marijuana saturation in California, Oregon sure exhibits some backwater ways of thinking. Oregon...
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August 22, 2014
08/22/2014
Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

Here’s Why Marijuana Legalization Just Might Keep the Senate Blue

John Hudak reports that Alaska and Oregon will vote whether to legalize marijuana this November, and regardless of the outcomes, the presence of those initiatives will likely drive...
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August 22, 2014
08/22/2014
Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Marijuana Legalization Initiative

014 Earlier today, the Democratic Party of Oregon came out in support of Measure 91, which would legalize and regulate the adult use, cultivation, and sale of...
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

Public Funds Paying for “Educational Tour” Against Oregon Marijuana Initiative

014 Proponents of Measure 91, which would make marijuana legal for adults in Oregon and regulate cultivation and retail sales, are up in arms at the discovery that federal funds are being...
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August 20, 2014
08/20/2014
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Says It Is Buying $2.3 Million in TV Ads This Fall

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Campaign Says It Is Buying $2.3 Million in TV Ads This Fall

Oregon officials running the marijuana legalization measure on the November 4 ballot say they have reserved $2.3 million in TV advertising for what they say will be...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

California’s controversial medical marijuana regulation bill is going down to the wire, Delaware will soon see its first dispensary, Guam will vote on a medical marijuana initiative...
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August 12, 2014
08/12/2014
Putting Oregon Marijuana Revenues in Perspective

Putting Oregon Marijuana Revenues in Perspective

Here’s just a few of the estimates from Oregon’s Legislative Revenue Office if they were to legalize recreational weed this November: About 8% of the population, or ~322k Oregonians,...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Piece of the Week | Etched Crop Circle Pipe

Piece of the Week | Etched Crop Circle Pipe

These pipes are created by Liberty Glass. Etched Crop Circle Pipe I was perusing my local head shop this week when I stumbled across something really unique. At...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Pro-Marijuana Advocates Raise $1 Million in Oregon

Pro-Marijuana Advocates Raise $1 Million in Oregon

Supporters of a recreational marijuana ballot initiative in Oregon have raised $1 million in their effort to legalize, regulate and tax use of the drug by adults,...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Portland Mayor Is Already Planning for Legal Marijuana

Portland Mayor Is Already Planning for Legal Marijuana

Oregon voters won’t decide on legal recreational cannabis until November, but Portland Mayor Charlie Hayes is already planning under the assumption the ballot measure will likely pass....
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

Oregon Marijuana Legalization Initiative Qualifies for November Ballot

The New Approach Oregon marijuana legalization initiative has qualified for the November ballot, the secretary of state’s office reported today. It won’t get a measure number until next month....
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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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