Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

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Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they have a “conviction based solely on […]

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Oregon: Lawmakers Advance Marijuana Expungement Measure

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Lawmakers in the House and Senate have voted in favor of legislation, Senate Bill 420, to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions. Following a concurrence vote by the Senate, the measure will advance to Democratic Gov. Kate Brown – who is anticipated to sign the bill into law. The measure establishes procedures for persons […]

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Nevada’s Opioid Task Force Continues to Explore Options

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Due to growing concerns about the impact America’s opioid crisis is having on his state, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval along with Governors Steve Bullock of Montana, Charlie Backer of Massachusetts, and Kate Brown of Oregon, recently sent a letter to federal lawmakers requesting support for state and local-level initiatives: “Every day governors face the devastating […]

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Oregon’s Elected Officials Show Leadership

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For those of us who have spent years in the trenches of marijuana policy reform, it has been a rare sight to see elected leaders actually lead. It has been the voting public who have paved the way. But there is a glimmer of hope in Oregon. In the four states, and the District of […]

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Oregon: Retail Cannabis Sales To Begin October 1

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Democrat Gov. Kate Brown has signed emergency legislation expediting the retail sales of cannabis in Oregon to those age 21 and older. Senate Bill 60 permits state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries to also engage in cannabis sales to non-medical persons beginning on October 1, 2015. Adults will be allowed to purchase up to one-quarter ounce of […]

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