Articles tagged with: politics

08 April 2014

Dispensary ban heads to 2nd reading in Gold Hill

Posted in Local, Politics

Gold Hill, Ore. -- The city of Gold Hill voted for a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. The city council heard it's first reading Tuesday night of a proposed ordinance that would est ...

04 April 2014

DOJ investigating Sheriff candidate alleged election violation

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore.-- A Jackson County Sheriff candidate is being investigated by the Oregon Department of Justice for an alleged elections law violation. Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy,  Lieutenant Bob ...

04 April 2014

Money pouring in for local GMO ban campaign

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- A highly polarized measure that would ban genetically modified organisms in Jackson County will come before voters next month. The measure has two political action committees facing ...

02 April 2014

Ashland votes in favor of limited ban on medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland City Council voted Tuesday night to temporarily ban dispensaries in city limits in certain areas. The councilors went back and forth for hours on different motions, fina ...

31 March 2014

Marijuana goes mainstream

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Economy, Health

Eugene, Ore. -- (The Register-Guard) There was an unmistakable feeling of excitement among the approximately 400 attendees of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference Sunday at the Hilton Eu ...

29 March 2014

Open carry day at Lithia Park

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore.--  An ordinance in Ashland against loaded open carry guns will be voted on May 6th. But not everyone is happy about that. Saturday at Ashland's Lithia Park a group got together with t ...

29 March 2014

Rogue River votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Rogue River, Ore. -- Medical marijuana dispensaries are now banned in Rogue River. The city council voted 4-2 in favor of the moratorium Thursday night. The Rogue River ban will last until May 1st ...

28 March 2014

Jackson County Sheriff candidate forum

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore.-- For the first time Friday there was a community forum for this year's Sheriff's race at the Medford Library. Nearly 100 people showed up ready to hear from the three members of law ...

25 March 2014

Ashland reassesses medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Ashland, Ore. -- The Ashland Planning Commission looked at where in Ashland medical marijuana dispensaries should be allowed and where they shouldn't. Tuesday night the commission discussed the pos ...

25 March 2014

Eagle Point votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Eagle Point, Ore. -- The Eagle Point City Council voted tonight to enact a ban, starting right now, outlawing medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. The ban will last through May 2015 b ...