Rogue River Bans Dispensaries

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A Southern Oregon city is banning medical marijuana dispensaries for as long as legally possible. On Thursday night, the Rogue River City Council voted to approve a moratorium on dispensaries until May 1st of next year. According to a new state law, local governments can ban dispensaries up until that time. … Continue reading »

Battling Marijuana Crime

MEDFORD, Ore. — Efforts by police are reducing the number of marijuana-related crimes in Southern Oregon, but officers say those numbers can change quickly. For the past several years, Southern Oregon has been a hotbed for marijuana and federal enforcement. Several marijuana raids at large scale farms were meant to slow down the sale of … Continue reading »

Drugs Seized So Far Surpasses 2011 Total

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement Agency (MADGE) is calling the amount of illegal drug circulating through Medford “staggering”. The amount of marijuana seized so far this year has already surpassed seizures from all of last year combined. The same goes for illegal money recovered. From January to July of this … Continue reading »