The Winston City Council directed city staff Monday to determine the process and cost of letting voters decide whether to lift local restrictions on marijuana shops.
SUTHERLIN — The Sutherlin City Council on Monday discussed the possibility of lifting the city’s ban on medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries.
Walgreens announced on March 27 it would bring CBD creams, patches and sprays to nearly 1,500 stores in select states, which is all or almost all of the stores in those states, according to a spokesman.
Local cannabis dispensary owners and managers hope a hearing at the U.S. House Financial Services Committee will mean better access to banking options.
MYRTLE CREEK — According to Jim, the Redbarn Dispensary in Myrtle Creek is “one of the most beautiful dispensaries in the state of Oregon."
FX 420’s business account is a safe tucked away in the back of the store. Robert Schuster, owner and president of the marijuana dispensary, relies on cash to pay his employees and for almost all of his personal expenses.
When selling recreational marijuana was first legalized in Oregon in 2016, growers raced to get their licenses and farms ready. Prices were high and getting higher as dispensaries popped up in every county and consumers started buying on the open market. Since the beginning of this year, pri…
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rolling back an Obama-era policy that made it possible for states, including Oregon, to legalize marijuana. The policy, known as the Cole memorandum, had prevented federal law enforcement from interfering with marijuana sales in these states.
The state will release the first distribution of the long-awaited marijuana tax revenues amounting to nearly $85 million, the first distribution since Oregon voted to legalize recreational sales in 2016.
The Oregon Department of Revenue reported on Tuesday it had received $5.3 million in marijuana taxes for the month of December.
The Roseburg Police Department has cited 15 students who were involved in the sale of marijuana-laced brownies at Roseburg High School.
Retail marijuana sales and purchases are on hold in Douglas County, while a majority of businesses wait for inspections before they can sell recreationally.
Nearly 3,500 illegally produced marijuana plants and more than 1,700 pounds of dried marijuana were destroyed this fall, according to the Douglas Interagency Narcotics Team.
Seven candidates for Sutherlin City Council offered their positions on marijuana retail sales, improving roads and other issues during a candidate forum held Tuesday at The News-Review.
The Center for Disease Control has reported a crisis in the abuse of opioid pain medications. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from overdoses of opioids has increased 200 percent. These numbers continue to rise. There is a pressing need to develop alternative methods to relieve pain and reduce…
Embattled medical marijuana dispensary CannaKing will return from a six-month hiatus after securing new licenses with the state and the city of Roseburg.
Under the upcoming slate of ordinances that the Roseburg City Council will hear next Monday, a marijuana retailer and a medical marijuana dispensary could feasibly operate side-by-side.
MYRTLE CREEK — Recent talks about annexing an unincorporated property into Myrtle Creek, whose owners hope to someday open a marijuana dispensary, drew a packed house to the Myrtle Creek City Council meeting Tuesday night.
Two Tri City groups protesting a potential marijuana dispensary just south of Myrtle Creek told Douglas County Commissioners on Wednesday that they opposed “another drug lord operating in our neighborhood” and compared Myrtle Creek to crime boss and murderer Whitey Bulger.
More details have come to light about the future of a shuttered Roseburg medical marijuana dispensary, CannaKing, after the Oregon Health Authority released information on Thursday.