Articles tagged with: medical marijuana

17 October 2014

Ruling: Local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. --- A win for Southern Oregon cities and counties opposing the new state law allowing medical marijuana dispensaries.The City of Cave Junction challenged the state in Josephine c ...

22 August 2014

Teen marijuana use on the rise

Posted in Local, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Some medical experts say the move to legalize marijuana is giving teens a false sense that marijuana is safe. Doctors says the brain isn't fully developed until about 26 years old ...

21 August 2014

Talent medical marijuana dispensary says business is growing

Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- Months after opening to the public, local medical marijuana dispensaries are getting a clearer picture of their new industry.  Green Valley Wellness in Talent says business has been ...

13 August 2014

Marijuana revenue not what lawmakers in Colorado expected

Posted in U.S. & World News

Colo. --- The increase in revenue from Colorado's new marijuana taxes is expected to be half of what the voter guide estimated last year. That's in part because the state may have overestimated how ...

06 August 2014

Ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Ashland lifted

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- The ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Ashland has been lifted.It happened at last night's city council meeting. It's good news for Michael Welch, who’s working on relocati ...

24 July 2014

Governor Kitzhaber: Marijuana or daycare

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Governor John Kitzhaber is taking steps to keep medical marijuana cardholders from operating home-based child care centers. Right now, five Oregon home-based daycare's are owned by people wh ...

02 July 2014

Ashland one step closer to allowing medical marijuana dispensaries

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. -- The City of Ashland made a major step toward allowing medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday night at the city council meeting. The council voted on three ordinances dealing with ...

30 June 2014

Salem day care suspended over medical pot use

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. --- (KGW) The state of Oregon has suspended the license of a daycare in Salem because the manager and other staff members smoke pot at the facility while children are on-site. But the m ...

27 June 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Talent

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Talent, Ore. -- The second medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley opened on Friday. Green Valley Wellness LLC, a medical marijuana dispensary, is now open in Talent, and business was stead ...

12 June 2014

Dispensary generates money for Gold Hill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- After only four days of business, Breeze Botanicals the medical marijuana dispensary in Gold Hill has already generated hundreds of dollars for the city. The managing owner, Brie ...