Articles tagged with: politics

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 ...

18 March 2014

Klamath Falls adopts medical marijuana dispensary ordinance

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

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- The city of Klamath Falls gives a cautious 'green light' to medical marijuana dispensaries...but the Klamath County commissioners are taking an even more cautious approach. Th ...

15 March 2014

Citizens petition to vote on Phoenix marijuana moratorium

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana supporters gathered signatures Saturday for a petition that would go against a recent temporary ban of dispensaries in Phoenix.The City of Phoenix passed a 4 month ...

13 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic owner receives citations from MPD but will not have to pay

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- Marlene Nuckols, the owner of a MaryJane's Attic and MaryJane's Basement, told NBC 5 News she was given three citations this week from the Medford Police Department for operating wi ...

12 March 2014

ACLU filing class action lawsuit for Secret Service actions during Bush campaign in 2004

Posted in Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- The ACLU visited Southern Oregon University to talk about a local free speech class action lawsuit that's headed to the Supreme Court. Back in 2004 when President George W. Bush vi ...

11 March 2014

CIA: Illegal searches?

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Washington D.C. -- (NBC News) Questions are mounting about whether the Central Intelligence Agency can be trusted as leading Senators accuse the agency of interfering with a Congressional investigat ...

11 March 2014

"Bridgegate" Fight Continues

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Trenton, N.J. -- (NBC News) Two former top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were in court Tuesday to fight turning over documents regarding lane closures on the nation's busiest bridge. ...