Lawmaker Responds to Dispensary Backlash

MEDFORD, Ore. — An Oregon lawmaker says he’s surprised by the resistance to medical marijuana dispensaries in several southern Oregon cities. He now hopes legislators can use those experiences to make the law more clear. State Senator Alan Bates said he understands the frustration by local city leaders over medical marijuana dispensary laws. One by … Continue reading »

Marijuana Decisions Lead to Confusion

PHOENIX, Ore. – A pair of decisions about medical marijuana dispensaries have left some city leaders confused about how to move forward, and some dispensary owners weighing their legal options. The owners of The Greenery, a dispensary in Phoenix, appeared in court Thursday. The facility had been issued citations for operating without a business license. … Continue reading »

Dispensaries Prepare for New Rules

PHOENIX, Ore. – Two employees train at the greenery in downtown Phoenix, going over each item to understand their properties and medicinal value. They hope to join a new wave of “budtenders” soon to spring up across the state. “The person behind the counter is absolutely the face of this industry, and is the most … Continue reading »