Jefferson Exchange | May 22, 2014 | 9:00
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Thu May 22, 2014

State+Fed+Local Pot Laws=Confusion

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You can forgive the casual observer for being confused about marijuana laws in our region. 

Oregon and California both have medical marijuana laws. 

Neighboring Washington allows pot for personal use. 

Oregon and California both have medical marijuana dispensaries, sort of. 

While the Oregon legislature allows them, most local communities banned them. 

But the ban is temporary. 

Oh, and marijuana is still illegal under federal law. 

Lawyer and longtime marijuana reform supporter Leland Berger joins us to help untangle the conflicting laws and intentions. 
 

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