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 »

Jacksonville to Finalize Pot Moratorium

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — Today, the Jacksonville City Council will finalize it’s plan to declare a temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. Council members approved a ban earlier this month, joining every major city in Southern Oregon, including Jackson, Josephine, Lake, and Klamath Counties. Moratoriums on dispensaries in Oregon are allowed for one year, but cities … Continue reading »

Ashland Evaluates Dispensary Regulations

ASHLAND, Ore. — One neighborhood in Ashland is relieved after the city passed a temporary marijuana dispensary moratorium at the city council meeting last night. Several residents on Williamson Way were concerned with talks of a medical marijuana dispensary opening just yards away from their homes. Since the building that was requested falls in a … Continue reading »

Mary Jane’s Attic to Reopen After Court

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford’s Mary Jane’s Attic is celebrating a court victory today. The court ruling allows Mary Jane’s Attic to reopen, but marijuana will be out of the business plan. The judge ruled that the Attic could continue to sell its other products, but marijuana will not be permitted to be sold. The City … Continue reading »

Phoenix Holds Meeting To Discuss Pot

PHOENIX, Ore. — Thursday night, Phoenix hosted the first of several meetings planned to discuss marijuana dispensaries in the city. Speakers representing both sides of the debate talked to the crowd. Supporters continued to emphasize the medical benefits of the drug while detractors are concerned about marijuana’s negative effects on a persons decision making ability. Those … Continue reading »