Mary Jane’s Basement Gets State Approval

MEDFORD, Ore. — Mary Jane’s Basement is the first medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley to earn state approval from the Oregon Health Authority. The owner received the license Monday. However, though they have the go ahead from the state, the city of Medford will still not issue Mary Jane’s Basement a business license under … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Revisits Dispensary Options

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Last month, the city of Grants Pass made a decision to not allow medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. Now, they are revisiting the issue, but only to clamp down even harder. Grants Pass resident and medical marijuana card holder David Fantone uses edible marijuana items to relieve pain. He said … Continue reading »

Impact of Medford Dispensary Ban

MEDFORD, Ore. — Last week the Medford City Council enacted a ban on dispensaries, which could cause an impact to ones currently trying to open. Medford Police routinely check if any business is in compliance with local laws. No matter what type of business, they can be cited $150 per day if they are open … Continue reading »

Phoenix Holds Meeting To Discuss Pot

PHOENIX, Ore. — Thursday night, Phoenix hosted the first of several meetings planned to discuss marijuana dispensaries in the city. Speakers representing both sides of the debate talked to the crowd. Supporters continued to emphasize the medical benefits of the drug while detractors are concerned about marijuana’s negative effects on a persons decision making ability. Those … Continue reading »

Klamath County Discusses Dispensaries

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore.– Klamath County is looking to regulate marijuana dispensaries with similar ordinances the city is proposing.  The ordinance was approved by the city council Monday night, three to two. It includes prohibiting a marijuana dispensary within 400 feet of any residential zone, or 1000 feet from a public park, recreation center, child care … Continue reading »

Central Point to Vote on Dispensaries

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Beginning on March first, legalized medical marijuana dispensaries will open their doors throughout Oregon after House Bill 3460 was signed into law last year.  Last week, the Central Point city council passed a resolution acknowledging the upcoming change and added some extra restrictions. The resolution will go to a second reading … Continue reading »