Marijuana Committee Runs Into Impasse Over Local Control

OREGON:  The Oregon Legislature‘s special pot committee is in danger of going up in smoke after it reached an impasse Monday night over the issue of allowing local communities to ban medical marijuana facilities.

After a series of failed votes, the House-Senate committee recessed for the night and legislators said they weren’t sure what would happen next.

“The future of the committee is in the hands of the (legislative) leadership,” said Senate Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, adding that the panel could be dissolved or temporarily split into separate House and Senate committees.

 

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