Tag Archives: Marijuana Grow Sites

Ruling: Marijuana potential doesn’t prevent rezone

The potential for marijuana cultivation doesn’t render a property with poor soils suitable for agriculture, according to Oregon’s Land Use Board of Appeals. A property’s capacity to grow marijuana doesn’t mean it’s suitable for farming and cannot be rezoned for residential purposes, according to Oregon’s land use adjudicators. Source: Capital Press

OHA seeks AG ruling on Deschutes medical grow list request

(The Oregon Health Authority has declined a request by the Deschutes County sheriff and district attorney to identify which of all 60,000 Deschutes County properties have a legally registered medical marijuana grow. But the agency also has requested a legal opinion from state Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum on whether it must do so. Source: OHA […]
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How Oregon Grew 1.1 Million Pounds of Pot—and Why That Bountiful Harvest Is Dangerous for Legal Cannabis

It’s a basic supply-and-demand problem, Oregon style. Over the past week, the story on the cover of WW has grabbed the national imagination: Oregon grew too much weed. Source: How Oregon Grew 1.1 Million Pounds of Pot—and Why That Bountiful Harvest Is Dangerous for Legal Cannabis – Willamette Week

Editorial: Police should have access to medical grow locations

Enforcing the law shouldn’t be unnecessarily complicated. But when it comes to marijuana, the state may need to change the law to avoid needless hassle for law enforcement. Locations of recreational grows are public. Medical grows are not. The Oregon Health Authority says it can’t tell local law enforcement where medical marijuana grows are located. […]
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Hastening the inevitable

-Josephine marijuana suit raises state-federal conflict- Josephine County’s lawsuit against the state over marijuana is interesting, for several reasons. The basis for the suit is that rural residents are not happy about the marijuana farms that sprouted across the county in areas zoned rural residential after Oregon legalized marijuana. Source: Hastening the inevitable

State denies Deschutes DA, sheriff list of pot grow sites

The Oregon Health Authority has refused to provide the Deschutes County sheriff and district attorney with a list of medical marijuana grow sites, marking the latest friction over marijuana between local and state officials. On March 13, Oregon Health Authority official Carole Yann told Sheriff Shane Nelson and District Attorney John Hummel the law doesn’t […]
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Marijuana dispute pits county against state of Oregon

Officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production sued the state in federal court, asserting state laws that made pot legal are pre-empted by federal law that criminalize it. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court escalated a long-running battle between the state and the Josephine County Board of […]
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Deschutes DA presses state on medical pot grow list denial

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel is firing back at the state in a dispute over his request for the address of every licensed medical marijuana grow in the county. Hummel sent a letter Thursday to the Oregon Health Authority, also signed by Sheriff Shane Nelson after the agency denied the county’s request for a list of […]
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State denies Deschutes DA, sheriff list of pot grow sites

The Oregon Health Authority has refused to provide the Deschutes County sheriff and district attorney with a list of medical marijuana grow sites, marking the latest friction over marijuana between local and state officials. Source: State denies Deschutes DA, sheriff list of pot grow sites

Oregon county, state clash over list of pot grow sites

A state agency has refused to provide a county sheriff and prosecutor in Oregon with a list of medical marijuana grow sites, marking the latest friction over marijuana between local and state officials. Source: Oregon county, state clash over list of pot grow sites