The effort by Rep. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) to let Oregonians expunge marijuana convictions from their criminal records is gaining allies.
Backers of Measure 91, which voters passed to legalize recreational weed last November, have joined forces with the Bus Project, Portland's get-out-the vote nonprofit, to back Frederick's bill with a campaign called
The OLCC may have reached too far in seeking to create a new class of police: Pot Cops.
Just when you thought it was safe to smoke marijuana in Oregon, along comes a new breed of law enforcement officer: the pot cop.
The pot cop can bust
retailers for selling buds to people under 2
How the firing of Oregon’s pot czar exposed the OLCC’s secret talks to end medical weed as we know it.
On a sunny Thursday last month, Rob Patridge, the man who
will soon be Oregon’s top regulator of legal weed, and Anthony Johnson,
the person who gave him that power, met over iced tea at Russe
Nearly two years after a Portland government watchdog began questioning whether a masonry business fraudulently obtained city contracts intended for minority-owned businesses, that company has lost its eligibility for such contracts.
UPDATE: The leaked letter shows OLCC planning greater control of medical weed.
UPDATE, 4:45 pm: Documents released by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission show pot czar Tom Burns leaked a draft proposal about tightening the rules on medical marijuana to growers' lawyer Amy Margolis hours after he received it on March 23. This afternoon, the agency released the draft proposal Burns leaked, along with the email Burns sent to Margolis, and the l...