Oregon leaders vow to fight Sessions’ marijuana policy rollback

Published: Jan 5, 2018, 12:08 pm • Updated: Jan 5, 2018, 12:08 pm By Andrew Selsky, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s governor said Thursday the state will fight U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ move to roll back a lenient policy on federal enforcement of the drug to protect its…

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After local officials decline to investigate Oregon marijuana operation, feds step in

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 9:53 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:51 am By Andrew Selsky, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Federal officials are investigating a marijuana processing facility in Oregon after an explosion there injured a man who was previously convicted in a money laundering operation linked to…

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As medical marijuana sales decline in Oregon, shops switch to recreational

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:55 am By Dylan Darling, The Register-Guard EUGENE, Ore. — A medical marijuana card used to be the key to buying and possessing pot in Oregon. But the rise of recreational marijuana is making the cards primarily valuable only…

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Oregon marijuana growers face lawsuit from vineyard owner over crop’s smell

Published: Nov 24, 2017, 11:26 am • Updated: Nov 24, 2017, 11:26 am By The Associated Press MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — A Yamhill County judge has denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by a vineyard owner against aspiring marijuana growers. The vineyard owner, Momtazi Family LLC, claims marijuana odors…

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Licensed Oregon marijuana supplier arrested in Nebraska with van full of cannabis products

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 9:58 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 9:58 am By Eder Campuzano, The Oregonian An Oregon marijuana processor was arrested Thursday in Nebraska on drug trafficking allegations after deputies reported discovering about $ 1.1 million in cannabis extract in his U-Haul van during a traffic stop.…

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Cannabist Show: He directed “The Legend of 420”; He runs an Oregon cultivation biz

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 5:09 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 6:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Filmmaker Peter Spirer, producer/director of “The Legend of 420” documentary, and Jesse Peters, CEO of Eco Firma Farms, an Oregon cannabis cultivation company. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Documenting hip-hop’s influence…

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Oregon cops get more complaints about marijuana grows than they can handle

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 11:43 am • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 11:43 am By Damian Mann, Mail Tribune A bizarre kidnapping and robbery case sparked a raid by law enforcement Wednesday at a house off West McAndrews Road where police say they seized 180 pounds of illegal marijuana plants and…

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Oregon ER doctor arrested in raid, accused of making cannabis oils illegally

Published: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm • Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 4:05 pm By The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Oregon county narcotics enforcement unit arrested an emergency room doctor and five other people while conducting raids on two houses. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reported Thursday that the doctor is…

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