142 Oregon Cities And 26 Counties Pass Cannabis Bans

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OREGON: Cities and counties across Oregon spent the past two months rushing to adopt temporary bans on medical marijuana dispensaries, after a new state law created a brief window for officials to pass the moratoriums. By the May 1 deadline, the map of cities and counties with moratoriums on the retail outlets looked like a Read the full article…

Oregon City Commissioners Approve Short-Term Moratorium On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Oregon City's business-license ordinance excludes any business prohibited by local, state or federal law. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law.

OREGON:  As expected, Oregon City commissioners approved a one-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The five-member commission unanimously supported the ban on Wednesday. But the decision was largely window dressing. The city already has an effective, and so far unchallenged, tool that prohibits dispensaries.

Department of Consumer Protection to discuss “substantive concerns” over medical marijuana

The Washington State Liquor Control Board, the agency setting up a system for growing, processing and selling recreational marijuana under an initiative passed by voters last November, approved proposed rule changes on the overall size of the state's marijuana crop, the number of licenses and amount of the drug the licensees can have on hand. The changes now go to a pair of hearings — one to be set in Spokane — in early October.

CONNECTICUT: Erik Williams is keeping an eye on the regulations review meeting set for Tuesday. That’s when the Department of Consumer Protection will meet to discuss “substantive concerns” about proposed regulations for Connecticut’s medical marijuana program.