Harris Released After More Marijuana

EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon Duck star Cliff Harris has been released from another football team, and this time could be the last. Harris, who has a history of marijuana use, was cut from the New York Jets Thursday before he ever played a game. Harris’ release comes after he was arrested with another teammate … Continue reading »

House Introduces Medical Marijuana Bill

EUGENE, Ore. — Some Oregon lawmakers are teaming up with medical marijuana advocates. Both sides want to improve the registry of medical pot in the state. They’ve introduced a bill in the House to do that. Bill 3460 would take the current system with loop holes and make it safer and easier for patients to … Continue reading »

Locals React to Marijuana Bill

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon could be the next state to legalize marijuana. The House Judiciary Committee will soon hold a public hearing on a bill to legalize the drug in Oregon. Oregon lawmakers are looking at regulating and taxing the sale of marijuana to raise money for education and other government services. Cheryl Smith, Executive … Continue reading »

OSP Arrests Two, Seizes 26 Pounds of Pot

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — A traffic stop on I-5 led to the arrests of two Minnesota men and the seizure of about 26 pounds of marijuana. On Tuesday, an OSP trooper stopped a car near Cottage Grove for a traffic violation. A search of the vehicle turned up the drugs, valued at about $65,000. Gregory … Continue reading »

Cannabus Stopped by Coburg Police

EUGENE, Ore. — Coburg Police have gotten in trouble for issuing improper citations in the past, but this time they were well within their rights. When Coburg Police pulled over and cited people on the “Cannabus” Monday afternoon, it raised a few eye brows; partly because of where the citation occurred. The part of Highway … Continue reading »

Police Stop CannaBus on Highway 126

Near EUGENE, Ore. — A bus on a medical marijuana advocacy tour got stopped and fined south of Eugene Monday. The driver of the “Green CannaBus” told KEZI 9 News that Coburg Police pulled him over because he didn’t signal a lane change on Highway 126. Officers searched the bus, confiscated less than an ounce … Continue reading »

Marijuana Measure Fails in Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Campaign heads for Measure 80 say lack of funding kept them from educating the public and getting it passed. Washington’s marijuana bill did pass, meaning our neighbors to the north will likely see many more marijuana clients crossing the border to legally purchase pot. That could mean Washington will get revenue Oregon … Continue reading »

Lebanon Marijuana Grow Raided

LEBANON, Ore. — Linn County sheriff’s deputies say they busted a sophisticated marijuana-growing operation in Lebanon this week. Deputies arrested Paul Wyckhuyse and Season Washington. They both face drug and child endangerment charges. Investigators say when they served a search warrant at the home they found growing equipment, 17 plants, more than three pounds of … Continue reading »

Cannabis Center Owner Arrested

EUGENE, Ore. — Several months of investigation ended with five search warrants executed and two arrests. Lane County, Douglas County, state and federal investigators helped in the case. They arrested Austin Mullins, 23, and Curtis Shimmin, 54. Shimmin ran Kannabosm, a cannabis resource center. It was one of the five locations searched. The others were … Continue reading »

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