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Oregon Marijuana

Matt Ferner

All The Progress Made On Marijuana Legalization Could Vanish With A New President | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

The movement to end marijuana prohibition has made significant progress recently, but it could all be undone when the next president takes office in 2...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Was More Popular Than Many Victorious Politicians | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

In the three states and the District of Columbia that had marijuana legalization measures on the 2014 ballot, ending some prohibition on a plant was m...

Hunter Stuart

Weed Entrepreneurs In Oregon And Alaska Celebrate Legalization | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business

On Tuesday, marijuana prohibition suffered another defeat. Voters in Washington, D.C., Oregon and Alaska followed Colorado and Washington in votin...

Matt Ferner

War On Drugs Loses Another Big Battle | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Voters in several states on Tuesday dealt blows to the United States' decades-long drug war, passing measures to legalize marijuana for recreational u...

Matt Ferner

OREGON LEGALIZES WEED | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

The reformation of marijuana laws across the nation took another step forward Tuesday when voters in Oregon approved a measure to legalize the drug fo...

Matt Ferner

The War On Drugs Is On The Ballot In These States | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

On Tuesday, voters in several states have the chance to deal significant blows to the United States' decades-long failure of a drug war. State and loc...

Hunter Stuart

Oregon's Cheap Legal Weed Could Starve Washington's Market | Hunter Stuart | Posted 11.01.2014 | Business

Could Oregon’s legal marijuana market starve Washington’s? Voters in Oregon decide on Tuesday whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana...

Congressman Urges Oregon To Follow Colorado's 'Excellent Example' On Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) said in an op-ed on Friday that marijuana legalization is "sound policy," and he urged Oregonians to follow in Colorado's f...

Oregon And Alaska Are Ground Zero In The Fight To Legalize Pot

AP | JEFF BARNARD and RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mob...

Matt Ferner

Coalition Of Cops Support Legal Weed In Oregon | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

A coalition of law enforcers has come out in support of marijuana legalization in Oregon, less than a week before voters will decide the issue at the ...

In the Time it Takes to Find These Guys on IMDB, You Could Have Voted for Marijuana Legalization

Sharda Sekaran | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Sharda Sekaran

I'm a native New Yorker and I live in Brooklyn. But right now I'm in Portland and I am completely dedicating myself to the state of Oregon.

Use Science and Reason to Keep Roads Safe in Oregon

Dr. Carl Hart | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Dr. Carl Hart

Someone can test positive for marijuana days or even weeks after they last used it. "Marijuana-related" positive tests are not an indicator of road safety.

Rick Steves Books a New Kind of Tour: One to End Marijuana Prohibition in Oregon

Jill Harris | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Jill Harris

Guidebook author and TV host Rick Steves has travelled the world for three decades with an appetite for more than just new foods and cultures. He's also had a keen interest in understanding how different countries address similar problems.

New York Times Comes Out Strong for Marijuana Legalization in D.C., Oregon and Alaska

Tony Newman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Media
Tony Newman

After making history this summer by becoming the first national paper to call for marijuana legalization, the New York Times doubled down today with their strong editorial in support of the marijuana legalization initiatives on the ballot in D.C., Oregon and Alaska.

Marijuana Farming A Threat To Salmon, Biologists Say

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 11.30.2014 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon ar...

The 2014 Elections Will Be Huge for Drug Reform -- A State by State Breakdown of What's at Stake

Stephen Gutwillig | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics
Stephen Gutwillig

In seven weeks, voters across the country will have a chance to accelerate the unprecedented momentum to legalize marijuana and end the wider drug war. In fact, there are more drug policy reform questions on the ballot this November than ever in American history.

Oregon Could Generate A Tremendous Amount Of Tax Revenue From Legal Weed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

If voters in Oregon decide to legalize recreational marijuana this November, the state expects it could generate up to $40 million per year in tax rev...

Matt Ferner

Oregon Voters Will Be Next To Decide On Legal Weed | 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 08.17.2014 | 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 | 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. 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.