Oregon City Commissioners Approve Short-Term Moratorium On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Oregon City's business-license ordinance excludes any business prohibited by local, state or federal law. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law.

OREGON:  As expected, Oregon City commissioners approved a one-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The five-member commission unanimously supported the ban on Wednesday. But the decision was largely window dressing. The city already has an effective, and so far unchallenged, tool that prohibits dispensaries.

No Marijuana Candy At Oregon Dispensaries?

That's right, no pot brownies at Oregon dispensaries!

OREGON:  The Oregon Health Authority has passed a draft rule that would ban the sale of any cannabis edibles “manufactured in a form that resembles cake-like products, cookies, candy, or gum, or that otherwise may be attractive to minors because of its shape, color, or taste.” That’s right, no pot brownies at Oregon dispensaries! If Read the full article…

Oregon Begins To Accept Medical Marijuana Dispensary Applications

The new registry requires the storefront operations to implement security measures and mandates strict testing and labeling rules. The application costs $4,000 and dispensaries will be subject to annual inspections.

OREGON: Oregon launched its medical marijuana dispensary program Monday. Nearly 300 dispensary owners signed up at this first opportunity for a state license. For the past two years, medical marijuana dispensaries have been popping up across Oregon. But until now, they weren’t officially recognized under state law. The new registry requires the storefront operations to implement security measures and mandates Read the full article…

Oregon House Delays Vote On Medical Marijuana Dispensary Bill

The Oregon House voted Monday to delay consideration of a controversial medical marijuana dispensary bill until Tuesday.

OREGON:  The Oregon House delayed a vote on a bill that would grant local governments more control over medical marijuana dispensaries Monday. Controversy over the timing of a vote on the bill led to an early end to the House floor session Friday. The bill has support in the House to pass, but it faces Read the full article…

Phoenix, Oregon Backs Away From Marijuana Moratorium

The bill was approved by the KY Senate Health and Welfare Committee, and now goes to the full Senate.

OREGON:  A divided City Council let drop Monday a movement to move an emergency moratorium on all medical marijuana-associated companies inside the city limits. Licensed medical marijuana dispensaries will turn into felony underneath state regulation starting March three, however a moratorium would have given the city as much as six months to stipulate native restrictions Read the full article…

Beaverton City Councilors to Discuss Regulations That Could Ban Medical Marijuana

Beaverton city councilors will offer suggestions and directions regarding medical marijuana businesses during a work session on Tuesday in City Hall.

OREGON: Following in the footsteps of other Oregon cities, Beaverton leaders are headed toward a decision on whether medical marijuana outlets will get the green light within city limits, or whether changes to city code will nip potential new businesses in the bud. Beaverton city councilors will offer suggestions and directions regarding medical marijuana businesses during Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana In Oregon: Rules To Be Posted Within A Week, State Hiring Staff For Retail Registry

Oregon will allow dispensaries to operate under temporary rules after March 3, when the state begins accepting applications from prospective outlet owners.

OREGON: Rules for Oregon’s medical marijuana dispensary industry should be posted in about a week, state officials said Tuesday. The rules will be the subject of a series of public hearings around the state before they are finalized. However, the state will allow dispensaries to operate under temporary rules after March 3, when the state begins Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana In Oregon: Rules To Be Posted Within A Week, State Hiring Staff For Retail Registry

Oregon will allow dispensaries to operate under temporary rules after March 3, when the state begins accepting applications from prospective outlet owners.

OREGON: Rules for Oregon’s medical marijuana dispensary industry should be posted in about a week, state officials said Tuesday. The rules will be the subject of a series of public hearings around the state before they are finalized. However, the state will allow dispensaries to operate under temporary rules after March 3, when the state begins Read the full article…

In Oregon Pot Bill Under Discussion For 2014

Prozanski hopes his bill will help Oregon avoid the pitfalls of voter-written initiatives.

OREGON: State lawmakers are going to debate whether they should pass a bill asking voters if Oregon should legalize recreational marijuana. That’s because Sen. Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, announced plans Friday to introduce a referral bill on marijuana during the 2014 session. “We should not at this point ask the voters to pass a detailed bill without Read the full article…

In Oregon Pot Bill Under Discussion For 2014

Prozanski hopes his bill will help Oregon avoid the pitfalls of voter-written initiatives.

OREGON: State lawmakers are going to debate whether they should pass a bill asking voters if Oregon should legalize recreational marijuana. That’s because Sen. Floyd Prozanski, D-Eugene, announced plans Friday to introduce a referral bill on marijuana during the 2014 session. “We should not at this point ask the voters to pass a detailed bill without Read the full article…