New Details on Marijuana Raid

RUCH, Ore. – More details have emerged about a federal raid on a medical marijuana grow site last week. James Bowman, the owner of the High Hopes Farm in Ruch, explained that federal agents took away all of the marijuana from the grow site during a raid Sept. 18. Those plants were being grown for … Continue reading »

Medical Marijuana Restaurant Closes

ASHLAND, Ore. — An Ashland business that made headlines earlier this year is now closing its doors. Earth Dragon Edibles opened in April as a Mongolian Barbecue restaurant that used medical marijuana in its cooking oils. The restaurant initially was only for medical marijuana card holders, but that later changed. “We should have just reminded … Continue reading »

New Ashland Restaurant Offering Marijuana-Laced Food

ASHLAND, Ore. — A new Ashland restaurant is offering up a lot more than just barbeque – the dish can come with medical marijuana. It’s set to open up Friday morning, but Ashland Police are saying, ‘not so fast.’ The Earth Dragon Edibles Restaurant and Lounge is the first of its kind in Southern Oregon, … Continue reading »

Inside A Medical Marijuana Farm

October 11, 2011 By Steven Sandberg NEAR RUCH, Ore. — Medical marijuana growers say they are constantly operating with the fear that federal agents may raid them, and two recent raids in Southern Oregon are reinforcing that fear. The High Hopes Farm, located outside Ruch, grows about 200 plants for its patients. They say they … Continue reading »

DEA Raids Fourth Pot Farm In Southern Oregon

October 21, 2011 By Sharon Ko CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Drug Enforcement Administration’s enforcement campaign is in full swing, busting another medical marijuana grow. DEA agents took away 17 plants at the home and are seeking a warrant to search the homeowner’s business. With all of the other pot raids, Sonorml says patients don’t … Continue reading »

DEA Marijuana Bust In White City

October 5, 2011 By Yessenia Anderson WHITE CITY, Ore. — Hundreds of plants have been pulled from the ground in White City as the DEA raids a medical marijuana grow site.  Local growers say this bust is incredibly similar to a bust one week ago. At the cannabis-growing co-op called Brian’s Green Thumb Farm, three … Continue reading »