Two Men Arrested for Marijuana Delivery

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — Two men from Washington were arrested Thursday night after an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper discovered they were hauling about 45 pounds of marijuana and a quarter pound of hash in their vehicle. The OSP trooper stopped the Saturn station wagon around 11:00 p.m. Thursday for a speeding violation. The driver, … Continue reading »

Decisions on Medical Marijuana

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass City Council voted unanimously at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting to enact a one year moratorium on dispensaries. The moratorium spans from May 1st, 2014 through May 1st, 2015. However, the Council also approved an ordinance to ban medical marijuana within City limits altogether. Therefore, even after the … 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 »

Dispensary Plans to Open in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — One Medford area business is attempting to operate under the grey area of legalization concerning medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon and open its doors. Patients Helping Patients, LLC has been operating as a location for OMMP patients to hang out, but now it hopes to one day serve them. A symbolic ribbon … Continue reading »

Man Arrested for Mushroom Distribution

MEDFORD, Ore. — Ernest Luther Taylor, 37, of Medford is in the Jackson County Jail on charges of possession and unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, including marijuana and Psilocybin mushrooms. He is also facing charges for unlawful distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school and child neglect in the first … Continue reading »

Cannabis Community Rallies for Arrested

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens of people rallied in front of city hall to support the people who were arrested on Thursday. The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement team served eight search warrants Wednesday morning at SoNorml, Puffin’ Stuff, The Green Compass in both Medford and Gold Hill. They also served search warrants on three other residences. Police … Continue reading »

Pot Laws Being Established in Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Recreational marijuana use is now legal in Washington, and the state is trying to establish laws over how pot should be bought and sold. The effort will focus on setting up a system of controls over growing pot, as well as testing guidelines for quality, and what levels of security retailers should … Continue reading »

Marijuana Growers May Need a Permit

SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon congressman says he wants marijuana to be treated like alcohol. Democrat Earl Blumenauer, along with a congressman from Colorado, unveiled the plan yesterday. They both want the federal government to treat marijuana like alcohol. In states where it’s legalized, growers would have to get a federal permit first. The congressmen … Continue reading »

Medical Marijuana for PTSD?

SALEM, Ore. — If Oregon lawmakers give it the go ahead, it may soon be legal to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with medical marijuana. Next week, when the Oregon State Legislature convenes, lawmakers will hear testimony about PTSD. A state senate committee is looking at a bill that would add the disorder to the … Continue reading »

Drug Arrest by Oregon State Trooper

NEAR WILSONVILLE, Ore. — An Oregon State Police (OSP) traffic stop south of Wilsonville early Wednesday morning led to the arrest of a Washington man after the trooper found over 14 pounds of marijuana inside his vehicle. The OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation. Shortly after midnight Wednesday morning a state trooper pulled … Continue reading »