Oregon’s Legal Sale Of Marijuana Comes With Reprieve

Once the process is complete, she will be able to legally say to an employer, landlord or anybody else who asks that she has never been convicted or cited for any drug crime at all.

OREGON: About 15 years ago, when she was in her 20s, Erika Walton handed a bong to someone who turned out be a police officer, and was cited for marijuana possession. She paid the fine, she said, but the violation lingered on, haunting her record. On a recent afternoon, Ms. Walton was at a free Read the full article…

For Marijuana, A Second Wave Of Votes To Legalize

Legalization is not about independent people smoking marijuana in their homes, but a commercialization and industrialization of an industry.

OREGON:  Two years after voters in Colorado and Washington State broke the ice as the first states to legalize sales of recreational marijuana to adults, residents of Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., will vote next week on ballot measures patterned on those of the two pioneers. People on both sides of the issue say these initiatives could determine whether Read the full article…