Hemp Festival Brings High Hopes Of Legalization In Oregon

, Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted: Sun, August 25 2013 at 11:41 PM, Updated: Sun, August 25 2013 at 11:55 PM

Marijuana activists gathered this weekend to spread awareness.

Cannabis is still illegal in Oregon for recreational purposes...but with the legalization happening in states like Washington and Colorado, they're hoping it won't be long before Oregon's laws change.

NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio has the story

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Roma Villavicencio

NBC5 News reporter Roma Villavicencio comes from Southern California where she reported for Garden Grove TV Channel 3.

She is a graduate of the journalism/communications program at Cal State Fullerton.

Roma is very proud of her Mexican heritage. She is bi-lingual and looks forward to serving our Hispanic community.

She loves food, music and the San Francisco Giants. She lives by the slogan “viva la vida!”

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