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Applications For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries In Oregon Growing

By Jim McCoy Thu 16th July Newsmedical marijuana

Applications for permits to open new medical marijuana dispensaries are growing as the Oct.Read More »

Oregon's Biggest Medical Marijuana Grow Is In Southern Oregon

By Jim McCoy Tue 20th January Newsmedical marijuana
The biggest medical marijuana grow site in Oregon doesn't even serve Oregonians. The site in the Josephine County community of Selma produces medical marijuana for 104 Oregon medical marijuana patients - all living in California. The Oregonian analysis of 2014 state medical marijuana grow site data ( shows the next-largest grow site is located in southeast PRead More »

Judge: City Can Ban Medical Pot Dispensary

By Jim McCoy Fri 17th October NewsCave Junctionmedical marijuana
A judge in the heart of southwestern Oregon's marijuana country has ruled that the city of Cave Junction has the power to ban medical marijuana dispensaries outright, not just declare a moratorium. Josephine County Circuit Judge Pat Wolke ruled Thursday in Grants Pass that a law enacted by the Legislature in 2013 does not prevent cities from denying business licenses to dispensaries, andRead More »

Medical Pot Grow Robbed

By Jim McCoy Thu 29th May Newsmedical marijuanarobbery
Five armed men in ski masks and bulletproof vests tied up two men at a medical marijuana garden in Linn County and took what a victim described as "quite a few" pounds of pot being grown for numerous patients. The sheriff's department tells the Albany Democrat-Herald ( ) it was the third drug-related robbery of the year in Linn County.Read More »

Pot Dispensary Moratoriums All Across Oregon

At least 71 Oregon cities have moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries and more than 40 others are considering one. The Legislature allowed local governments to impose a one-year ban, if enacted by May 1. The League of Oregon Cities and the Association of Oregon Counties pushed for the legislation.Read More »

Medford Pot Dispensary Closes

A medical marijuana dispensary in Medford was forced to close after the city council revoked its business license. The Mail Tribune newspaper reports ( ) that the owners of MaryJane's Basement will ask a Jackson County judge on Wednesday for a stay of the revocation.Read More »

Ashland Mulls Medical Marijuana Moratorium

By Jim McCoy Mon 24th March NewsAshlandmedical marijuana
One of Oregon's more liberal cities is considering a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The Ashland Daily Tidings newspaper reports ( that the Oregon Health Authority Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program has already received six dispensary applications for Ashland. But neighborhood opposition has been increasing and the council will discuss a moratoRead More »

Medford Seeking To Make Dispensary Moratorium Permanent

After the Oregon Legislature voted last month to allow cities and counties to put one-year moratoriums on medical marijuana dispensaries, many local jurisdictions started working on ordinances to do just that. In Southern Oregon, the Medford City Council voted Thursday to enact a permanent ban on pot shops, even though the Legislature decided not to allow local jurisdictions to go that faRead More »

Oregon Communities Seek Options To Ban Medical Pot

By Jim McCoy Tue 11th February Newsmedical marijuanaOregon legislature
Oregon lawmakers are considering whether to allow cities and counties to keep out, or at least delay, medical marijuana dispensaries. The Legislature last year approved medical pot stores, but a number of communities don't them and want the right to keep them from opening. A state Senate committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill to allow communities to regulate, restrict or proRead More »

Medford Business Getting Licensed Revoked

The City of Medford is moving forward on revoking the business license for Mary Jane's Attic and Mary Jane's Basement at 259 E. Barnett Road. Police say the license is being revoked due to "repeated unlawful activities" reported at the business.Read More »


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