Politics

25 March 2014

Status, as of March 25th, of dispensaries in Southern Oregon

Posted in Politics, Local

Here's where some of southern Oregon stands right now in relation to medical marijuana dispensaries: Gold Hill voted to ban dispensaries until they create an ordinance outlining rules Eagle Poi ...

25 March 2014

Eagle Point votes to temporarily ban dispensaries

Posted in Politics, Local, 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 ...

25 March 2014

Local entrepreneurs utilizes drones for new business

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Politics, Local, Economy, Technology

Medford, Ore. -- A pair of local entrepreneurs are taking cutting edge technology and starting a new business. Siskiyou County, California based company, Aerotech Videography and Media Company, uses ...

25 March 2014

Bend has first licensed medical-pot dispensary

Posted in Politics, Regional, Health

(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 ...

25 March 2014

Court tackles contraception

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) A controversial mix of politics and religion was the focus of arguments inside the Supreme Court Tuesday. Justices are considering whether corporations have the same rights ...

24 March 2014

Ashland considers temporary dispensary ban

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

24 March 2014

Obamacare deadline near

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News

Wash. D.C. -- (NBC News) Five million people have now signed up for health insurance on the state and federal online exchanges, the Obama administration said Monday. That's a number that suggests a ...

22 March 2014

Josephine County library volunteers gather signatures

Posted in Politics, Local, 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 ...

21 March 2014

Some medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Oregon

Posted in Politics, Local, Economy, Health

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 Politics, Local, Health

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 ...