Vancouver is rarely touted for its progressive politics,
but Portland’s sister city to the north now may now have one solid, um,
With passage of
ballot initiative I-502, Washingt
Take me to Vancouver, where the grass is legal and gays can marry.
Civilization beckons with red and orange
lights. They’re faint at first, glowing brighter as you drive north. The
little green sign marking the border sneaks up on you.
rare for charitable groups to make political contributions—federal law
discourages them from converting donations (deductible to the giver)
into political cash. But a couple of local 50
Oregon State Rep. Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), co-chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, has today become the highest-level state elected official to endorse Measure 80, the marijuana legalization initiative.In a statement, Buckley wrote:It makes absolutely no sense to me that we continue to waste millions of dollars every year to prohibit adults from making the choice of whether to consume marijuana, ...
A Marion County Circuit Court judge ruled late Tuesday afternoon that Secretary of State Kate Brown acted appropriately in rejecting thousands of signatures that Bob Wolfe, the chief petitioner of IP-24, a marijuana legalization measure submitted earlier this year.Brown's elections division rejected signature sheets because of duplicate signatures; illegible signatures and signatures from people not ...
If Washington legalizes dope, driving there could become risky for tokers.
Oregon medical marijuana patients might have reason to
worry if the state of Washington’s dope legalization initiative passes
in November—that is, if they ever plan on driving in Washington.
Synthetic marijuana is more illegal than the real stuff—and easier to buy.
A decade ago, synthetic marijuana hit shelves at skate and
head shops with two big advantages over real grass: It was legal and it
wouldn’t show up in drug tests. A decade later, fake pot could
Earlier this week, WW reported that former Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Ellen Rosenblum, who will be sworn in as Oregon's first female attorney general on June 29, enters office facing potential conflicts of interest because of the large campaign contributions she accepted from marijuana interests. It turns out those conflicts will bubble to the surface immediately.WW has learned that the Oregon Department ...