Portland Mayor Charlie Hales Requests $440,000 For Marijuana Permitting Program

OREGON:  Portland Mayor Charlie Hales requested $440,000 for a marijuana permitting program, according to budget documents.

Hales, who oversees the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, authored a memo outlining the funding request in the upcoming 2015-16 fiscal year.

The mayor’s marijuana program represents a small slice of some $58 million in proposals submitted by city bureaus as they compete for roughly $14 million in one-time general fund dollars expected to be available come July.

 

Read full article @ Oregon Live

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  1. Steve Entwisle SR. says

    “Watchout! The parks in portland will become the new-jim-crow “PARKS TO PRISON PROGRAM” WILL BE GOING AFTER THE POOR AND HOUSELESS POPULATIONS ON JULY 1st!! BY GIVING CRIMINAL CHARGES TO THE POOR FOR SMOKING IN THE PARK>>>ANY PARK!! WHILE THE WELL_TO_DO GOLFERS AND PARKS EMPLOYEES CAN SMOKE WHEN THEY WANT IN THE PARKS>>>>HYPOCRITICAL LAWS WILL NEVER STAND AND WE MUST FIGHT TO REPEAL THIS UNJUST LAW>”

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