Shirley Avedon, 90, had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome that sends shooting pains into both of her hands and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options.
College students at two large public universities in Oregon are reporting more use of marijuana following the drug’s legalizati
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will soon announce new cannabis harvest regulations.
Marijuana legalization is creating a raft of opportunities and challenges for healthcare providers, panelists said Thursday morning at an Oregon Health Forum discussion of the consequences of legal cannabis use.
Without cannabis oil to treat her rare brain disease, Janice Patten has lost the ability to walk, one of her arms is paralyzed and she can’t see out of one eye.
As of the end of September, Oregon has collected more than $40 million in taxes on recreational marijuana, according to the latest figures from the state Department of Revenue.
Pot retailers began collecting a 25 percent tax on recreational marijuana sales starting in January.
Local pot tax, retail sales ban appear on many Nov. 8 ballots
Although legalizing marijuana is not on Oregon’s statewide ballot for the first time in four election cycles, many metro area voters will decide the fate of 29 marijuana-related measures in the Nov. 8 general election.
The revenue department collects $6.84 million in January, February
Oregon’s Department of Revenue unwittingly marked unofficial “Weed Day” April 20 by announcing another better-than-predicted return in recreational marijuana revenue.
The state Senate passed a bill on party lines Tuesday that will allow the medical marijuana dispensary system to run in tangent with the recreational pot dispensaries, preserving access for patients to untaxed marijuana with a prescription card, while allow the state to collect a 25 percent tax f