Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust

ONTARIO, Ore. – Oregon State Police arrested two men Thursday after discovering drugs concealed in their car. Troopers say around 8:30 a.m. a car was stopped on Goodfellow Street for an equipment traffic violation. During the traffic stop, the trooper, assisted by an OSP drug detection canine, discovered 37 pounds of marijuana in two large … Continue reading »

Medical Marijuana Patients React to Bill

GREENLEAF, Ore. — Local medical marijuana advocates are anxiously waiting for the governor to sign a bill that will allow a licensing system for marijuana dispensaries. Jim Greig, an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program cardholder, has been fighting for this for many years. He believes the bill will help thousands of patients like himself and is … Continue reading »

Local Marijuana Dispensary Raided

EUGENE, Ore. — A local marijuana dispensary is back open after a narcotics raid Thursday afternoon. The team of local law enforcement agencies says it seized pounds of marijuana that was ready for distribution, as well as evidence of money laundering. But customers of the dispensary say it’s hard for them to believe the business … Continue reading »

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 »

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