Oregon Public Broadcasting
Efforts to legalize cannabis have succeeded in 33 states, including Oregon and Washington. And there’s a federal bill that would allow banks to cater to cannabis businesses.
The Oregon Health Authority announced Saturday that there are two new cases of measles in the area after a person with the disease passed through the Portland International Airport earlier this month.
Confusion over Oregon’s new flavored vape ban does not seem to have stretched to cannabis retailers. So far, a state check has found no violations.
Earlier this month, Gov. Kate Brown called for a temporary ban on flavored vape products.
The Oregon Health Authority has told one of the state’s largest care providers for low-income people to improve its transportation services.
Multnomah County health authorities say a person with measles entered Portland through the airport last weekend, potentially exposing people who were also at PDX at the time.
Less than a week after Oregon approved a six-month ban on flavored vaping products, the Oregon Court of Appeals has granted an immediate, temporary stay against the ban.
Court had been in session for close to an hour before Ms. Nilsen’s turn came.
Union reps and executives with Kaiser Permanente restart negotiations Monday, in hope of avoiding a massive nationwide strike next month.
Monday and Tuesday are the only two bargaining days scheduled between workers and Kaiser Permanente.