marijuana legalization

Oregon State Already Preparing For Pot Sales

Aug 21, 2014
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The ballot measure to make recreational pot legal in Oregon won't be voted on until November, but the state is already preparing for its passage.

Oregon Pot Legalization Push Kicks Off Ad Campaign

Aug 18, 2014
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The campaign to legalize recreational marijuana in Oregon is kicking off a multi-million dollar advertising effort Monday.

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Oregon’s legalized marijuana campaign says pot would generate about $39 million in tax revenue in its first year. Legislative revenue experts disagree. They say the money would be well below that at just over $9 million. The question is going before voters this fall.

Chris Lehman / Northwest News Network

Oregonians will decide in November whether to legalize recreational marijuana. An initiative to do just that qualified for the ballot Tuesday.

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Marijuana users may pay some high prices to get high when Washington’s legal pot market launches the week of July 7. The initial price-per-gram could be nearly double what medical marijuana card-holders pay. Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports.

Oregon Marijuana Campaigners Turn In Signatures

Jun 26, 2014
Chris Lehman / Northwest News Network

Oregon could soon follow Washington and Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana. Sponsors of an initiative to do that turned in boxes of signatures to the Oregon Secretary of State's office Thursday. If enough of the signatures are valid, the measure would come before voters this fall.

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Some drivers from Washington and Colorado say they're being targeted by police when they cross into Idaho. They claim it’s because their license plate shows they live in states that have legal marijuana. But that’s a hard thing to prove. 


The timeline for when Washington’s first marijuana retail stores will open has slipped from June to early July, according to state Liquor Control Board staff.

Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

Washington Governor Jay Inslee says he is surprised and disappointed medical marijuana regulation died in the state Legislature this year. 

Washington’s voter-approved effort to legalize recreational marijuana reached a major milestone.