Panel Drafting Rules for Medical Pot

ASHLAND, Ore. — A committee made up of lawmakers, law enforcement officials and marijuana advocates are looking deeper into Oregon’s existing medical marijuana law and wanting more transparency. Committee members met in Salem last week. They are reviewing House Bill 3460, the existing law on dispensaries. They say the law is very broad. They’re discussing … Continue reading »

Oregon Governor Signs in New Laws

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s governor has signed off on 66 pieces of legislation. This brings the total number of bills signed by the governor in the 2013 session to 787. One of the most-watched is House Bill 3460, which basically creates medical marijuana dispensaries. Effective immediately, the law tasks the Oregon Health Authority with establishing … Continue reading »

Testing Pot for Patients’ Health

MEDFORD, Ore. — Testing medicinal pot before it lands in the hands of patients could soon be required in Oregon. House Bill 3460 would require all medicinal pot to be tested for harmful substances like mold, mildew and pesticides. For patient Wes Robertson, he supports the bill. He relies on medical marijuana everyday. He has cystic … Continue reading »