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Medical Marijuana

Well, it seems that everyone was too stoned to bother voting, at least in Jackson County. The upshot from Election 2016 is more communities in Oregon have become less marijuana friendly. Here is a breakdown of some of the votes that did and didn’t pass. In Grants Pass, a 1

In last week’s elections, Jackson County voters kindly approved Measure 15-141, a temporary property tax levy that will provide funding for Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) to restore services on Saturdays, provide services for students and generally keep public transportation viable in the region. For the past few issues of

An innocent mention of the health benefits of pumpkin seed oil by Dr. Oz on his TV show in 2013 led local Seed Oil Company’s owner Lisa Doyle to believe a mistake had been made. “I thought something was wrong with our email or someone was playing a trick on

In the words of Joan Rivers: “can we talk?” Though the fight for restorative justice in the wake of the drug war isn’t done—especially in Eastern Oregon—the writing’s on the wall for marijuana prohibition. Measure 91 is rolling along, other states are following suit, and dispensaries will soon be able

A Study Looking at Efficacy to Side Effects When I suggested writing about this topic, I was primarily wanting it to coincide with marijuana’s new legal status in Oregon, but another bounty has appeared! Just this week marijuana made the medical news in a systematic review and meta-analyses of cannabinoids