marijuana

Congress considers marijuana legalization

WASHINGTON, D.C (NBC) — One in three Americans now live in states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. But the federal government still classifies it as a Schedule 1 narcotic. Now, there’s an effort in Congress to change that with a …

Local marijuana testing lab’s license suspended

PHOENIX, Ore. — A locally-based marijuana testing lab had its license suspended by the state. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which oversees Oregon’s recreational marijuana licensees, said in July, the agency was told Ecotest Labs in Phoenix, Oregon failed to meet required …

Wildfire smoke affects harvest season

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Farming comes with all kinds of challenges. Not enough rain, too much rain, harmful insects and something Rogue Valley farmers have become all too familiar with: smoke. “It’s ready to be harvested. There’s no smoke smell to it at …