Business Gives Medical Marijuana Funds

EUGENE, Ore. — Five-year-old Paxton Garin from St. Paul, Minnesota has already dealt with more medical conditions than most adults. “He has a brain abnormality called polymicrogyria and associated with that, he has intractable epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and autism,” said Angela Garin, Paxton’s mother. Angela says Paxton can’t talk or walk long distances and suffers … Continue reading »

Man Sentenced for Robbery, Shooting

EUGENE, Ore. — A man accused of a robbery and shooting at a west Eugene marijuana grow site will spend 15 years in prison. This happened in 2011 in the Bethel area. Police say 24-year-old Matthew Ogletree and another person broke into a home, tied up a man with zip ties, and then encountered a … Continue reading »

“Cannamoms” Make the Move to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s medical marijuana program is one of the most recognized in the county; so much so, even people from outside of the state are moving here just to take part. Families from all over the country say in their research, Oregon is the only state that allows non-residents to legally participate in … Continue reading »

“Cannamoms” Move to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program allows non-residents to legally try medical cannabis, making it one of the most unique programs in the country. People from outside of the state are taking notice of the program and even moving to Oregon for the medicine. Patty Kuntz and her family moved from Boise, Idaho … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Considers Marijuana Tax

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Another local municipality is considering a tax on marijuana. At Monday night’s Cottage Grove City Council meeting, leaders will discuss a 10-percent tax on recreational pot, should it be legalized in November. The proposed ordinance would not include a tax on medical marijuana. Though Measure 91 does not allow cities or … Continue reading »

Talent Medical Marijuana Dispensary Open

TALENT, Ore. — Another medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors in southern Oregon.  Green Valley Wellness opened on Friday.  The new dispensary is located at the corner of South Pacific Highway and Valley View Road. Marked with a green cross, it is easy to spot. Around 1:00 p.m., nearly a dozen people waited to get … Continue reading »

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 »

First Corvallis Dispensary Opens

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The first Corvallis Medical Marijuana Dispensary opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning. The Agrestic, located on SE Third Street, is one of two Corvallis dispensaries that so far has a license.  The Agrestic received its license on Saturday, and set up outdoor signs letting the public know about its April … Continue reading »

Jackson Co. Enacts One-Year Moratorium

MEDFORD, Ore — Jackson County is implementing a one-year moratorium against medical marijuana dispensaries. There is already an emergency moratorium in place for the next 120 days.  The new moratorium will overlap and pick up where that one leaves off.  The one-year moratorium will give commissioners time to work out kinks and sort through unanswered … Continue reading »

Adair Village Passes Moratorium

ADAIR VILLAGE, Ore. — In a unanimous 5-0 vote, the Adair Village City Council voted Tuesday night to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in town for the next year. Under Senate Bill 1531, the state will allow approved medical marijuana dispensaries, but local governments are allowed to impose a moratorium to ban them up until May … Continue reading »

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