The Pasco City Council moved their weekly meeting to Tuesday this week, from Monday, to observe the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. It was one more day those who support and oppose lifting the recreational marijuana moratorium in the City limit had to wait to share their thoughts.
According to a recent survey, almost half of northeast Oregon teens have tried marijuana and a quarter use it regularly.
Statewide, that's normal. And in southern Oregon, more than half of teens told the survey they'd tried marijuana...
During the debate over legalization how many times did you hear, "This is no different than my dad wanting a glass of fine wine to sip at the end of a stressful day." Well, one difference was the amount your dad paid for that wine. One marijuana retailer wants to change that.
It's perfectly legal for an adult with a valid ID to buy small amounts of marijuana to consumer responsibly in Washington and Oregon. But the legal, licensed businesses who sell to that adult may not advertise in a newspaper, the U.S. Postmaster General says.
Four Pendleton City Councilors joined their co-horts in unanimously approving an ordinance that would let a public vote decide if marijuana can be sold in city limits. But they did it in style... or at least with a fashion statement.
Last July Denver TV station KMGH-Channel 7 agreed to air a commercial for a marijuana dispensary, but the station backed out before airing it. That left KATU-TV in Portland with the chance to make broadcast history... and that fell through in mid August.