Oregon began easing into an era of legal marijuana Wednesday after an early morning pot celebration at the center of Portland. A few thousand people jammed a sidewalk and bike lane on the Burnside Bridge at midnight Tuesday and counted down the moments until July 1—...
It’s Tuesday, June 30, which means when the clock strikes midnight, marijuana prohibition is over in the state of Oregon. The legalization we passed last November as Measure 91 takes effect on Wednesday, July 1.
As of Wednesday, Oregon residents will be officially allowed to cultivate, posses, and consume recreational marijuana without fear of a shakedown erupting from state and local police departments.
Another week of progress has just passed in the world of marijuana legislation. Read the latest on the federal movement, plus momentum in New Jersey, Delaware, Oregon and Pennsylvania.
This past weekend it was announced that the legislature will radically alter that statewide legalization in such a way that half the state of Oregon will still prohibit marijuana.