Cities Examine Short-Term Dispensary Ban

PHOENIX, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers could soon allow cities to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries until next year, and city leaders say they could give them more time to create a long-term option for those facilities. Some lawmakers call Senate Bill 1531 a compromise, by allowing local cities to place bans on dispensaries until 2015. … Continue reading »

New Changes to Dispensary Laws

MEDFORD, Ore. — The state may have just given cities an indirect way of blocking medical marijuana dispensaries. After a long meeting Monday, the rules advisory council decided, among other things, that dispensaries will likely have to abide by local zoning laws. According to medical marijuana advocates, that decision comes as little surprise. The state … Continue reading »