Shady Cove to Discuss Marijuana

11-17 jbo marijuanaSALEM, Ore. — Another Southern Oregon city will take up the issue of how to deal with legal medical marijuana dispensaries this week. Shady Cove officials are meeting to discuss it Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Shady Cove City Council Chamber.

Meanwhile, Oregon lawmakers are deciding how much local governments can do when it comes to the dispensaries.

Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee is taking up the Senate bill. It allows local governments to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries but not ban them. The Senate passed the bill earlier this week.