Linn County Dispensary Moratorium Passes

LEBANON, Ore. – A medical marijuana dispensary in Lebanon is closing its doors at the end of the month after the Linn County Board of Commissioners passed a one-year moratorium. Going Green Compassion Center, which has more than 1,000 customers, has been operating for over a year as a private cooperative club in Lebanon, and … Continue reading »

Marijuana Dispensaries Await Licenses

EUGENE, Ore. — The deadline for cities in Lane County to decide whether to implement medical marijuana moratoriums is inching closer. In the meantime, licenses to operate are now being issued. One Eugene businessman is ready to re-open his shop once that license arrives in the mail. Emerald City Medicinal, a Eugene marijuana dispensary is closed, … 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 »

Counties Face Dispensary Choice

RUCH, Ore. – As local cities vote yes or no on dispensaries, residents of rural areas are left to wonder about their options. Some residents say they wonder if they’re even needed. “If anyone needs marijuana they just talk to their neighbor,” said Ruch resident Riot Schechter. “There’s also the price of gas, that’s a … Continue reading »

Corvallis Marijuana Dispensary Applicant

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program started accepting applications this week, and on Tuesday, the state said less than 10 applicants from Benton County had registered for the program. The Oregon Health Authority stated that because there were so few applicants, confidentiality laws prohibit the state from giving an exact number, but there … Continue reading »