Petition to Recall Ban on Dispensaries

PHOENIX, Ore. — A group of individuals have filed an initiative petition to recall the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city of Phoenix. The city now has five days to review the petition and make sure it complies with constitutional laws. The Phoenix City Council adopted a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries that … 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 »

Mary Jane’s Attic Officially Closed

MEDFORD, Ore. — Mary Jane’s Attic is officially closed until at least July. Mary Jane’s Attic had its business license revoked by the City of Medford at the beginning of the year for running Mary Jane’s Basement. The Basement is a medical marijuana dispensary which is not allowed under Medford’s moratorium. The city’s decision was upheld … Continue reading »

Greenery Patients Concerned with Closure

PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix city officials are ordering The Greenery to shut down by Friday or face legal action. City officials say The Greenery has been illegally operating as a dispensary for months and passed an injunction to have The Greenery closed. Owners and supporters of The Greenery met Monday night to discuss what they … Continue reading »

Mary Jane’s Awaiting Appeal Ruling

MEDFORD Ore. — A ruling in the appeal of the Rogue Valley’s first state approved medical marijuana dispensary is expected within just a few days. Yesterday, the city and owner of Mary Jane’s Attic and Basement argued their case before a judge. Mary Jane’s had to close about a month ago when the city revoked … Continue reading »

Mary Jane’s Basement Gets State Approval

MEDFORD, Ore. — Mary Jane’s Basement is the first medical marijuana dispensary in the Rogue Valley to earn state approval from the Oregon Health Authority. The owner received the license Monday. However, though they have the go ahead from the state, the city of Medford will still not issue Mary Jane’s Basement a business license under … Continue reading »

Josephine County Moratorium Set

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries will be put in to place in Josephine County on May 1st. The decision was made Wednesday morning with a 2-0 vote because Commissioner Cheryl Walker was absent. Commissioner Keith Heck said the moratorium buys them time to figure out exactly what to do … 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 »

Grants Pass Revisits Dispensary Options

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Last month, the city of Grants Pass made a decision to not allow medical marijuana dispensaries within city limits. Now, they are revisiting the issue, but only to clamp down even harder. Grants Pass resident and medical marijuana card holder David Fantone uses edible marijuana items to relieve pain. He said … Continue reading »

County to Discuss Pot Dispensaries

EUGENE, Ore. — On Tuesday, the Lane County Board of Commissioners is set to address the issue of whether or not to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in Lane County. This comes after the Oregon Legislature passed a bill during its last session. The Lane County Board of Commissioners will take up an ordinance for the unincorporated regions … Continue reading »

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