Measure 91

ACTION ALERT: Oregon Medical Marijuana Act (OMMP)

ACTION ALERT: Oregon Medical Marijuana Act (OMMP)

This action alert courtesy of our friends at the International Cannabis Business Conference: The Measure 91 Committee is starting to consider amendments that will severely impact the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act. These amendments are being attached to Senate Bill 844. While the amendment contains some beneficial provisions for the OMMA, it unnecessarily restricts patient grow sites […]

History in the Making: Recreational Marijuana Legal in Oregon

History in the Making: Recreational Marijuana Legal in Oregon

After a 54.8 percent majority win, marijuana is now legal for adult recreational use ages 21 and over in Oregon. In thirty short days, the bill will be certified and will be fully instated by July 1, 2015. Now that Measure 91 has passed, Oregonians will be allowed to possess up to 1 ounce in […]

MARIJUANA MIDTERM: NORML Says Smoke the Vote TODAY, November 4

MARIJUANA MIDTERM: NORML Says Smoke the Vote TODAY, November 4

by Erik Altieri, NORML Communications Director TODAY is Election Day and voters across the country will be faced with measures regarding marijuana law reform and some difficult legislative races. To help keep you on top of all the upcoming votes, we are issuing this helpful primer on what races to watch as the results begin […]

Oregon Needs You to Help Get Out the Vote for Yes on 91

Oregon Needs You to Help Get Out the Vote for Yes on 91

We need you! There is only 5 days left to vote! Only a quarter of registered voters in Oregon have returned a ballot so far. We need your help to make sure everyone has a voice this election. Can we count on you? Click here to sign up. Join us this Sunday, November 2nd from […]

Tired of Reading About it? Watch it: “Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91 (Part I)”

Tired of Reading About it? Watch it: “Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91 (Part I)”

November is practically upon us and Measure 91 is set to potentially legalize adult recreational use in Oregon. Producer Nic Adenau and co-producer/host Shanti Mooney took the time to create an informative documentary on Measure 91 that won’t put you to sleep entitled Marijuana in Oregon: Measure 91. Part II of IV was just released; […]

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Oregon’s Portland Hempstalk: Cannabis Festival or Police State?

Hempstalk took place September 26th & 27th at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park located in downtown Portland. Despite the events rocky history with the Portland Police Department, founder & organizer Paul Stanford managed to pull off the event at the serious cost of banning all marijuana use at the festival. Many OMMP cardholders (including myself) […]

Breaking Binaries: Black and White Thinking Can’t Apply to Cannabis

Breaking Binaries: Black and White Thinking Can’t Apply to Cannabis

Measure 91 is currently on Oregon’s November 2014 ballot with hopes of once and for all legalizing the adult recreational use of cannabis. The Oregon Medical Marijuana Act was passed in 1998, which legalized the medicinal use of cannabis through the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Despite the leaps and bounds cannabis (in both respects) has […]

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

Oregon Prohibitionists Want You To Hide Your Kids: The Medibles Are Coming!

 With election day looming in November, opponents of the marijuana legalization ballot initiative, Measure 91, are amping up the reefer madness rhetoric a few notches for good measure. The No on 91 Campaign held a press conference  yesterday displaying a wide assortment of candies and sweet treats, warning ominously that children will be targeted by […]

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

LADY BUSINESS: Madeline Martinez of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe

Madeline Martinez, sole proprietress of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe, is a board member of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and one of the founding members of the NORML Women’s Alliance (NWA) Foundation. A grandmother of six and former police officer, she knows the failures of prohibition and is aware of the very […]