OSU Won’t Help Grow This

Posted by Steve Leader on December 4, 2014

Photo Courtesy: Associated Press

Oregon State University is famous for, among other things, helping gardeners.  But if you ask them for help growing marijuana, you’re probably not going to get it.

The Register Guard reports the school has sent out a reminder to community volunteers to keep quiet about growing marijuana.

Even thought it will be legal under Oregon law to grow up to …

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Biggest Pro Pot Push Ever Hits Oregon Airwaves Soon

Posted by Steve Leader on August 18, 2014

Photo courtesy: Associated Press

Supporters of Measure 91, which would make recreational marijuana legal in Oregon, have locked in $2.3 million in tv advertising.  Oregon Live reports the ads feature the former head of the state’s Addictions and Mental Health Division, Richard Harris.

In the ad, Harris says passage of Measure 91, which would allow the state to sell and tax marijuana, …

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Should Washignton Offer Marijuana Offenders Amnesty?

Posted by Pat Boyle on July 14, 2014
Sarina Forbes

Seattle, Washington – A Seattle Republican running for the  State Senate says if she’s elected, she will propose an amnesty bill for people convicted of possessing pot. Sarina Forbes says “the law has changed; the people have spoken.”

Forbes says ” the consequence of having these convictions for simple possession which is what I am advocating for is that having the …

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Man Accused Of Making Five Year Old Smoke Pot To Remain In Jail

Posted by Pat Boyle on June 27, 2014

Portland, Oregon – A 26 year old Fairview man will remain behind bars on charges he made his girlfriend’s five year old daughter smoke marijuana. Marquise Harris-Hill’s attorney tried to get bail reduced. But The Oregonian reports Judge Eric Bergstrom increased bail after seeing pictures of the girl’s bruised body.

Harris-Hill is accused of criminal mistreatment, assault and causing another person …

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A Key Step Toward Legal Marijuana

Posted by Steve Leader on June 9, 2014
marijuana testing

A company that will test marijuana before it is legally sold in Washington has opened a testing lab in Yakima.

“Analytical-360,” a Seattle company that currently tests medical marijuana, will begin testing  recreational marijuana.  The examination will check for such factors as amount of THC, (which puts the “high” in pot) along with mold, bacteria, and parasites.

There are some ironies in …

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