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…

Tualatin OR Effectively Bans Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Amid Disagreement About Legality

A community forum at Brown University Tuesday night on marijuana was opened to "end the failed policy of marijuana prohibition and replacing it with a system in which it is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol.”

OREGON: A divided Tualatin City Council effectively banned medical marijuana retail outlets, following Medford and Gresham’s lead, amid a debate about whether local governments have such power. Under new rules approved this week, businesses must be in compliance with all local, state and federal laws to receive a business license in Tualatin. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Read the full article…

With National Backing, Marijuana Advocates in Oregon File Legalization Measure

Paul Stanford, who owns a chain of medical marijuana clinics and sponsored the 2012 initiative in Oregon, is back with two more legalization measures.

OREGON: Backed by national donors, an Oregon pro-marijuana group on Friday filed an initiative with the secretary of state aimed at following Washington and Colorado’s first-in-the-nation ballot legalization measures. New Approach Oregon said it will first push for legislators to refer their new measure to the November, 2014 ballot.