Dwight Holton, US Attorney: Oregon Pot Dispensaries “Will Not Be Tolerated”

By: Saturday June 4, 2011 12:00 pm

Just as US Attorney General Eric Holder announces that he will shortly “clarify Department policy” on marijuana dispensaries in states where laws allow them (Rhode Island in particular), United States Attorney Dwight Holton rounded up all but two of the District Attorneys in Oregon to sign a letter about the Feds’ zero tolerance policy.

 

Medical Marijuana Falls Short in Illinois and New York, but the Fight is Not Over

By: Wednesday December 1, 2010 7:51 am

Just Say Now activists wrote over 1,200 letters to representatives in New York and Illinois in support of these measures in just a few, short hours yesterday. That’s a remarkable show of support, and Just Say Now will continue to pressure lawmakers to make a compassionate choice for patients. Bills are expected to be brought up again for a vote in NY and IL soon.

Democratic Party of Oregon Endorses Measure 74, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By: Monday October 4, 2010 4:15 pm

Good news for Oregon’s Measure 74, a ballot initiative that will regulate medical marijuana supplies in the state: the Democratic Party of Oregon gave its endorsement to the medical marijuana measure. This is big news for Measure 74, which if passed, would create nonprofit clinics like pharmacies to supply marijuana to patients. While Oregon has had medical marijuana since 1998, patients have had to either grow their own or have someone else grow for them. With Measure 74, patients with have better, safer access to medical marijuana in a regulated system.

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