Articles tagged with: marijuana

17 December 2014

Teenage marijuana use declines, according to survey

Posted in U.S. & World News

Teenage marijuana use is on the decline.  That’s the word tonight from the National Institute on Drug Abuse; as many as 50,000 students were surveyed across the country.Teens say marijuana is les ...

18 November 2014

Man arrested after bringing drugs to court hearing

Posted in Local

(Updated 11/18 2:04pm) Medford, Ore. --- Medford police arrest a man they say carried drugs into a court appearance.They say 29-year old Christopher Alvarez appeared in Jackson County Circuit court ...

21 October 2014

Seattle man arrested for possession of 52 pounds of marijuana

Posted in Regional

Clackamas, Ore. --- A Seattle man is behind bars after an OSP Trooper says he found about 52 pounds of marijuana inside his vehicle.Authorities say 38 year old Santichith La Hochingnavong was headin ...

17 October 2014

Ruling: Local governments can ban medical marijuana dispensaries

Posted in Local, Regional, Politics

Cave Junction, Ore. --- A win for Southern Oregon cities and counties opposing the new state law allowing medical marijuana dispensaries.The City of Cave Junction challenged the state in Josephine c ...

16 October 2014

Medford City Council addressing marijuana tax issue at Thursday meeting

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Medford City councilors are taking on the marijuana tax issue at Thursday’s council meeting. But say they have no plans to allow marijuana in city limits.  That's even if Measure ...

23 September 2014

Gold Hill city council talks about taxing recreational marijuana

Posted in Local

Gold Hill, Ore. --- To tax recreational marijuana, or not to tax? That was the question being discussed in Gold Hill Monday night. The city council preliminarily approved an ordinance to tax recreat ...

25 August 2014

Soda pot?

Posted in Regional

Longview, Wash. -- (KGW)  A Longview, Washington bottler is using Washington's newly legal marijuana to create a new category of THC treats. It's the kind of pot consumption the founder, Atam Stite ...

18 August 2014

Commissioners ask should we tax recreational marijuana?

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local

Josephine County, Ore. -- Josephine County voters will have the chance to decide whether or not the county should tax recreational marijuana if a statewide measure legalizes it in November. If recre ...

15 August 2014

Betting on the pot business

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. --- (KING)  The new marijuana laws in Washington state are driving innovation in business. Thousands of cannabis hopefuls are flocking to the CannaCon held at the Tacoma Dome to share ideas a ...

13 August 2014

Marijuana revenue not what lawmakers in Colorado expected

Posted in U.S. & World News

Colo. --- The increase in revenue from Colorado's new marijuana taxes is expected to be half of what the voter guide estimated last year. That's in part because the state may have overestimated how ...