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Oregon Marijuana

Matt Ferner

Oregon Voters Will Be Next To Decide On Legal Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

This November, Oregon voters will get to decide whether they want to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana. "Initiative Petition 53 has qua...

Pot Advocates Deliver Petitions For Oregon Ballot

AP | CHAD GARLAND | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Sponsors of an initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana traveled to Salem on Thursday to turn in boxes stuffed with ...

Oregon May Get To Vote On Legal Marijuana

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore., June 17 (Reuters) - Advocates of legal marijuana in Oregon have gathered more than the required numbe...

Marijuana Revenue: Oregon 2014

Pat Oglesby | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Pat Oglesby

The Oregon Legislature took a hard look at marijuana legalization in early 2014, but failed to act. So November voters may get to choose between legalization initiatives with dueling revenue ideas.

Matt Ferner

Here's How To Find The Cheapest Legal Weed

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.05.2014 | Small Business

Finding a good deal on your favorite marijuana strain can be difficult, but a new price comparison website aims to change that. Wikileaf.com lets s...

Oregon Governor Signals Support For Legal Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber told newspaper editors last week that the Beaver State needs to get ready for legal weed. "I hear the drumbeats from Wa...

State Legalizes Marijuana Dispensaries

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon is legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries. Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill on Wednesday giving the state authority to lice...

MPP's Rob Kampia Warns Oregon Not to Try Marijuana Legalization in 2014

Russ Belville | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics
Russ Belville

Oregon 2014 is not California 2010. We need far fewer signatures. Our ad buys cost far less. Most of our population and all our largest city will be within an hour's drive of legal marijuana in Washington for nearly two years.

INTERACTIVE: Marijuana Legalization Faces Decision Day

Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Voters in three states are deciding whether to legalize recreational marijuana. Three other states are casting ballots on marijuana for medical use. R...

Marijuana Legalization, Gay Marriage Emerge Hot Ballot Measures

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

By DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS While the general election might not break partisan gridlock in Congress, it could result in historic changes ...

Matt Ferner

One Marijuana Arrest Occurs Every 42 Seconds In The U.S

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.15.2014 | Denver

With just over one week before voters in Colorado, Oregon and Washington states will decide whether or not to legalize and regulate marijuana for adul...

Oregonians Appear Hesitant To Say 'Legalize It'

AP | JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — As marijuana legalization efforts in Colorado and Washington pick up steam, a similar push in Oregon seems to be going up in sm...

Legal Weed Could Be A Tax Boon For States, But Skeptics Abound

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and JONATHAN J. COOPER | Posted 11.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A catchy pro-marijuana jingle for Colorado voters considering legalizing the drug goes like this: "Jobs for our people. Money for schoo...

DEA's Senior Citizens at It Again With Their Scare Tactics: Go Play Golf Already

Jamie Haase | Posted 11.17.2012 | Crime
Jamie Haase

This article is a plea to the citizens of Colorado, Washington and Oregon. Please do not surrender to the threats and scare tactics of the United States government, even if Eric Holder once again declares his opposition to the measure.

Can Our Experience With Tobacco and Alcohol Teach Us How to Protect Children From Pot if Marijuana Is Legalized?

Sue Rusche | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics
Sue Rusche

If marijuana is legalized and regulated like tobacco and alcohol, we will repeat history -- and allow a commercial marijuana industry to literally dumb down the precious minds of generations of children.

20 Percent Of This Tiny Town's Citizens Can Legally Grow Pot

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green

WILLIAMS, Ore. -- Medical marijuana has taken root in this idyllic town like nowhere else in Oregon. Nearly 20 percent of the population is registe...

Ryan Grim

Poll: Pot Could Tilt Close Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While Democrats are watching turnout levels in California to gauge the ability of marijuana ballot initiatives to turn out young voters, organizers to...