Articles tagged with: health

21 March 2014

Some medical marijuana dispensaries approved in Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, 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 Local, Politics, 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

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 ...

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 ...

07 March 2014

Norovirus outbreak closes VA Facility for the weekend

Posted in Local, Health

White City, Ore. -- The largest veteran's facility in Southern Oregon will be closed at least through the weekend after a Norovirus outbreak sickened nearly 200 people, including veterans and staff. ...

05 March 2014

More than 100 sick with Norovirus at VA Facility in White City

Posted in Local, Health

White City, Ore. -- 53-year-old Norman Ehrig is one of hundreds who have been sick at the Veterans Rehabilitation Center in White City.The center houses more than 470 veterans who are getting rehabi ...

05 March 2014

What doctors are saying about medical marijuana

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

Medford, Ore. -- It's no secret. Medical marijuana is a controversial issue, despite states across the country starting to legalize or loosen restrictions. NBC 5 spoke with three doctors to try and ...

05 March 2014

Government Accountability Office agrees to look into Cover Oregon

Posted in Local, Politics, Health

Washington D.C. -- The U.S. Government will examine the use of federal funds involved in the Cover Oregon website. The online insurance portal has not let anyone self-enroll since it launched last f ...

04 March 2014

Outrage after Phoenix City Council temporarily bans medical marijuana dispensaries

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

Phoenix, Ore. -- Medical marijuana patients in Phoenix are angry after the city voted in favor of a four-month ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Monday night. "I'm furious, I'm absolutely furiou ...

03 March 2014

Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Applicants from all walks of life

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Regional, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- As medical marijuana dispensaries are now legal, applicants from all walks of life are looking to cash-in on the growing marijuana industry.Shady Cove resident, Kathleen Payne is on ...