Articles tagged with: politics

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 ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

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

Ashland, Ore. -- The city with one of the most tolerant stances on medical marijuana dispensaries will now consider a temporary ban, said Ashland City Councilor, Carol Voisin. She said it's due to c ...

22 March 2014

Josephine County library volunteers gather signatures

Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore.-- Library volunteers from the City of Grants Pass are pleading for help. They don't have enough money to continue funding all four libraries in Josephine County. Saturday they were ...

20 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic's business license revoked

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- It's official, the Medford City Council voted unanimously to revoke Marlene Nuckols' business license. She owns MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement. The store sells local produ ...

20 March 2014

Medical marijuana dispensary dilemma in Klamath County

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- While the city of Klamath Falls now has a policy in place for medical marijuana dispensaries...Klamath County does not. That's making things difficult for a dispensary applica ...