01 July 2015

Questions abound amid marijuana legalization

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Marijuana is now legal in Oregon, but there are many people who still have questions about what they can and can't do.  NBC5 News asked people what questions they still have about ...

01 July 2015

People lining up for free marijuana

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore.-- Dozens of people from around the Rogue Valley lined up outside of Breeze Botanical's, a medical marijuana dispensary for free pot. Since it can't be sold anywhere until sometime next ...

01 July 2015

OLCC Chair: Oregon 'not ready' for legal marijuana

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Personal marijuana possession is now legal in Oregon...but the Oregon Liquor Control Commission Chairman says the state's work is far from over, and many questions remain unans ...

01 July 2015

Stephanie Warner missing since 2013, boyfriend named suspect

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local

Ruch, Ore.--  This weekend marks two years since the disappearance of Stephanie Warner from Ruch.  Ever since Warner went missing in 2013 an exhaustive search hasn't brought police and loved ones ...

01 July 2015

Man pleads guilty to starting Boles Fire

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Local

Weed, Ca - 25 year old Ronald Beau Marshall has pleaded guilty to starting the Boles Fire in Weed, California. The devastating fire flared up on September 15th of last year, burning 157 structures, ...

01 July 2015

How marijuana affects youth

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- It's day one of recreational marijuana legalization in Oregon, but while it's still illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to use marijuana health experts worry about how the new la ...

30 June 2015

Future of industrial hemp farming uncertain

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Murphy, Ore. -- Concerns from medical marijuana growers are pushing legislators to consider putting a pause on industrial hemp farming. Thomason goal is to be growing 10,000 acres of hemp within fiv ...

30 June 2015

Sen. Wyden kicks off '7 Wonders' tour of Oregon

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Crater Lake National Park, Ore. - Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is spending the week touring Oregon's '7 Wonders'. Wyden says he's focusing on ways to expand and enhance Oregon's recreation and tourism e ...

30 June 2015

MPD prepares for pot legalization on Wednesday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- As pot becomes legal on July 1st, police are getting ready.Medford Police Lieutenant Mike Budreau said legalization of the drug doesn't make their job any easier, at least initiall ...

30 June 2015

Recreational marijuana rules

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Recreational marijuana will be legal in Oregon tomorrow, July 1st.Because of this upcoming change, medical marijuana dispensaries have been getting inundated with phone calls."We're just ge ...