Colorado Marijuana Business Hires Former Top State Regulator

Harris retired last summer, according to The Denver Post. Staff writers John Ingold and Jeremy Meyer reported at the time that Harris' departure came "time of upheaval and evolution within the division" overseeing marijuana enforcement.

OREGON:  Colorado’s former top marijuana enforcement official has been hired by a Denver-based marijuana consulting business. Laura Harris, former director of the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, is now an advisor to Denver Relief Consulting, an arm of a company that includes a medical marijuana dispensary. Harris, according to Denver Relief’s website, will advise clients on regulatory matters. Harris Read the full article…

Eight Year Old Battling Cancer Finds Help Through Medical Marijuana

She started cannabis oil treatment right away and it led to immediate results.

OREGON:  Just after her 7th birthday, Mykayla Comstock was diagnosed with intermediate risk T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia; a rare and aggressive blood and bone cancer. “I thought it was just a typical child illness, such as pneumonia,” says Erin Purchase, Mykayla’s mother.  “It was an extended cough with fevers.  I never dreamed it could be cancer.  I 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…