Wilsonville Extending Moratorium on Marijuana Business Licenses

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 21, 2015

WILSONVILLE, Ore – The Wilsonville City Council Tuesday voted to approve a resolution clarifying their stance on marijuana-related businesses.  The one-year moratorium was set to expire on May 1st, but will now be extended.

Wilsonville City Assistant Attorney Barbara Jacobson says they wanted to wait until the Oregon Legislative Assembly drafted rules before taking any action.  She says once they come …

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Baker City Pondering How To Keep Marijuana Retailers Out Of Town

Posted by Pat Boyle on February 11, 2015
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Baker City, Oregon – The city council in Baker City  had an hour long discussion on  marijuana retailers at last night’s meeting. But Police Chief Wyn Lohner says they did not take a vote on his proposal to ban pot shops.

He says the city attorney expressed concerns about the city’s right to impose a ban. The discussion shifted to  adding …

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A Treat? Hardly

Posted by Steve Leader on January 21, 2015
Pot  infused candies

SUNRIVER, Ore. — Police at the Central Oregon resort say a woman overdosed on marijuana that was laced into raspberry-flavored gummies.

Officers were called early Monday to the River Lodges where they found the 37-year old  slumped over the bathroom floor.  She was having trouble breathing and completely numb from the shoulders down.

Police say the amount of the candy’s THC, the active ingredient …

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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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