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Portland: Thousands Turn Out to Celebrate Cannabis Legalization in Oregon

A crowd of thousands that spanned the entire length of Portland’s Burnside Bridge gathered at midnight on July 1st to celebrate the beginning of cannabis legalization in Oregon. “It was amazing”, Jennifer Alexander, who’s on the Board of Directors for Portland NORML, tells us. “Thousands of people gathered together smoking marijuana to celebrate the moment …

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Oregon Approves Funding to Begin Implementing Cannabis Legalization

Oregon’s Emergency Board approved a loan of $583,000 yesterday to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so that it can begin implementation of an initiative approved by voters in November which legalizes the possession, private cultivation and state-licensed sales of recreational cannabis. The money will help the Oregon Liquor Control Commission – the entity tasked with …

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