Health

27 March 2014

New report shows more cases of child autism

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Health, Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers from the Center for Disease Control show an increase in autism spectrum disorder in children. According to the CDC one in 68 U.S. children has autism compared to one in ...

27 March 2014

E-Cigarettes and their hidden dangers

Posted in Health, U.S. & World News

Oklahoma City, Okla. -- (KFOR)  The number of kids getting their hands on liquid nicotine used to refill e-cigarettes and being rushed to the emergency room grows each year. Ren Gaulrapp's 4- year- ...

26 March 2014

Nonprofit releases "fraudulent food" database

Posted in Health, Local, Regional

Grocery shoppers beware! Is what you think you're buying actually what you're getting? The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention is a nonprofit that sets standards used by the FDA and it just released a " ...

26 March 2014

Judge gives MaryJane's Attic greenlight to re-open

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

Medford, Ore. -- On Wednesday morning Marlene Nuckols waited nervously outside a Jackson County courtroom. She owns MaryJane's Attic which sells locally-made products and MaryJane's Basement which p ...

25 March 2014

Ashland reassesses medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

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 Health, Local, Politics

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 ...

25 March 2014

Bend has first licensed medical-pot dispensary

Posted in Health, Politics, Regional

(KTVZ) "I couldn't believe we were the first in Bend," Ben Hebert, owner of Dr Jolly's, said Monday. "That's a great feeling. That's a lot of hard work to get to this point." Dr. Jolly's is not eve ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

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

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 ...

21 March 2014

Some medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Oregon

Posted in Health, Local, Politics, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Oregon Health Authority has approved eight medical marijuana dispensaries. Seven of them have waived their confidentiality and allowed the OHA to publish their locations.  The ...

20 March 2014

Judge dismisses 33 citations issued to The Greenery

Posted in Health, Local, Politics

Phoenix, Ore.-- A victory in court Thursday for a medical marijuana patient service center. A Phoenix Municipal Judge ruled to dismiss 33 citations The Greenery received for operating without a busi ...