Politics

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 ...

20 March 2014

MaryJane's Attic's business license revoked

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Politics, Local

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 Politics, Local, 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 Politics, Local, 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 ...

17 March 2014

Professor: "There is right now a climate of fear at SOU"

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

Ashland, Ore. -- Faculty, staff and administration at Southern Oregon University have been tight-lipped even during a process that could result in top administrators losing their jobs. NBC 5 News ha ...