Oregon and two other states are huffing and puffing toward legalizing weed. But don’t buy that bong just yet.

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Harking back to the days when everything that mattered in politics was decided in smoke-filled rooms, the Western states...   More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Weed All About It

Will 2012 be the year Oregon finally adopts a reasonable marijuana policy?

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Oregonians love marijuana. Take a walk along Southeast Clinton Street some summer evening and you’ll get contact confirmation.  The most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, from    More
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

Cannabis Supporters Return With Another Ballot Measure Campaign


After failing to gather enough signatures last year to put a marijuana-legalization question on the state ballot, supporters of the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act kicked off a new initiative effort today that would put that question to voters in November 2012. The initiative must collect 90,000 valid signatures from Oregon voters by July 2012 for there to be a ballot question. And campaign manager Jennifer ...   More
Monday, March 28, 2011 TIFFANY STUBBERT

Bring on 2010: Oregon's Pot-Legalization Team Has a Plan

The Associated Press just came out with a happy holiday story: More states are trying to legalize marijuana than ever before. But the article fails to mention Oregon, where pro-cannabis forces have high hopes for legalizing weed here in 2010. They've pinned those hopes on the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, which they plan to place on the ballot next November. Their backup plan is the less far-reaching ...   More
Monday, December 28, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

May Day: Where To March in Portland This Saturday

Since the Portland Trail Blazers won't be distracting us by playing in a Game 7 this Saturday, here are a couple of other options of how you can spend your May Day in Portland: 1) Portland May Day coalition plans rally Civil rights activists will mark International Workers' Day with a rally at the Park Blocks. Among the participating groups are the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition and ...   More
Friday, April 30, 2010 Ott Tammik


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