Monthly Archives: July 2015

Portland City Council Was Right to Nix the Marijuana Festival

Monday, the Portland City Council voted 5-4 to reject the permit for a marijuana festival that was slated to be held in Deering Oaks Park in August.  The Portland City Council had originally approved the permit but revisited the issue when it became readily apparent that what they had originally voted on, and what the […]

Pro-Marijuana Revelers Celebrate Oregon Legalization Law By Immediately Breaking It

Wednesday, at the stroke of midnight, Oregon’s recreational marijuana laws went into effect.  As you might imagine, it was a big deal for marijuana legalization supporters.  A big crowd of supporters gathered on Burnside (foreshadowing) Bridge in Portland to ring in the new law…and in a stellar display of just how serious the legalization movement takes public […]