Tag Archives: Marijuana Grow Sites

Deschutes County marijuana SDCs come under fire

Oregon Farm Bureau asks lawmakers to review fee. Potential marijuana growers and processors in Deschutes County must pay a road fee called a system development charge. That charge, now under fire from the Oregon Farm Bureau, is unique to the county, which adopted it about two years ago. Source: Deschutes County marijuana SDCs come under fire – KTVZ

City limits size on some pot grows

Anyone living in a residential area in Nyssa city limits that is commercially growing marijuana — recreational or medical — who “is operating in an area larger than 500 sq. feet in a residential zone,” whether indoors or outdoors is violating city zoning laws, according to an emailed response from Nyssa City Manager Jim Maret. […]
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Small OMMP Growers To Be Inspected This Month

-Growers who claim to provide medical marijuana for fewer than 3 patients can expect an official compliance inspection sometime in August.- Oregon Medical Marijuana Program inspectors will fan out across the state during August to inspect grow sites that reduced the number of patients designated to be grown for at their locations to fewer than […]
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Marijuana abundance driving price downward

A gram of marijuana costs $5 at one shop in Brookings. At another, it’s $3. And at a third, it’s $2.50. Source: Marijuana abundance driving price downward;

Marijuana and jail crowding have big impact, Jordan says

Jackson County Administrator Danny Jordan says two issues — marijuana and overcrowded jails — are having far-reaching consequences on Jackson County. Speaking Monday at the Chamber Forum, Jordan told the gathering at Rogue Valley Country Club that 20 percent of Oregon’s licensed grow sites for marijuana are in Jackson County, and another 13 percent are […]
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Oregon seeks to monitor marijuana harvests

Public hearing set for June 15 in Portland. Concerned that recreational marijuana is being diverted to the black market, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is looking into tightening controls by seeking more notification from growers. Source: Oregon seeks to monitor marijuana harvests; Public hearing set for June 15 in Portland

California, US team up on an issue that divides them: pot

An alarming increase in the use of a highly toxic and banned pesticide at illegal marijuanafarms hidden on public land in California is leading U.S. and state officials to team up on an issue that recently divided them: pot. They announced Tuesday that they will use $2.5 million in federal money to target illegal grows even […]
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Study: Deadly pesticide use increases at illegal pot farms

Researchers found the highly toxic pesticide Carbofuran at 72 percent of grow sites last year. Researchers and federal authorities are finding what they say is an alarming increase in the use of a powerful pesticide at illegal marijuana farms hidden on public land in California. The pesticide residue is showing up in about 30 percent […]
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New DCSO deputy to focus on marijuana grow complaints

Agency seeing rise in DUIIs involving pot, minors. Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson is looking at adding a deputy to help crack down on the black market when it comes to marijuana production. Nelson spoke to NewsChannel 21 on Friday about how his agency is proposing to create a new deputy position that would focus […]
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Overproduction of marijuana floods market

Growers scale back to match demand. Recreational cannabis has been legal in Oregon for only two years, but the state produced enough last year to supply every adult resident with more than 5 ounces of legal marijuana. There were more than 1 million pounds in the supply chain. Source: Overproduction of marijuana floods market; Growers […]
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