Talent Dispensary Open for Business

TALENT, Ore. — Talent’s first medical marijuana dispensary is now open, despite the city’s moratorium on this type of business. The owners are able to legally open because they filed for a business license and had it approved about a month before the moratorium took effect. That enabled “Green Valley Wellness” be grandfathered in. On … Continue reading »

Legal Marijuana Closer to Vote in Oregon

MEDFORD, Ore. — An initiative to legalize recreational marijuana could be on the November ballot in Oregon. Supporters of “New Approach Oregon” turned in 145,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office Thursday. The impact could affect the medical marijuana industry, and local cities, which have already been dealing with the concept of medical marijuana … Continue reading »

Ashland Closer to Lifting Moratorium

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland City Council passed the first reading with a 5-1 vote of an ordinance Tuesday night that determines where medical marijuana dispensaries can open. The new ordinance would allow dispensaries in specific zones on Main Street, Siskiyou Boulevard, and Ashland Street. “This would then be the first step that whoever then … Continue reading »

Judge Stops Greenery from Selling Pot

PHOENIX, Ore. — A Jackson County Judge issued an injunction against The Greenery in Phoenix today. The injunction blocks the medical marijuana dispensary from giving medicine to its patients. The judge stated that Federal law is the reason he decided to uphold the injunction, because pot is illegal federally, he felt justified in his decision. … Continue reading »

Gold Hill Moves Forward with Dispensary

Medford, Ore. – Gold Hill’s city council Monday night made history. The council passed two ordinances that cleared the way for a medical marijuana dispensary in the city limits. Gold Hill is the first city in the Rogue Valley to do that. Critics of the dispensary say they are upset the facility will be near … Continue reading »