medical marijuana

Jefferson Exchange | August 12, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Tue August 12, 2014

Another Kind Of Health Club

You might hear the name "Talent Health Club" and assume it's a gym. 

That assumption is incorrect.  Start by considering the initials for Talent Health Club. 

THC is a medical marijuana dispensary, one of the few doing business in Oregon after many local jurisdictions banned them. 

Read more
The Lege Calls It A Session
4:25 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

2014 Legislative Wrap-Up

The rotunda at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem.
Credit M.O. Stevens via Wikipedia Commons

Oregon lawmakers wrapped up the 2014 legislative session. As might be expected, a lot of big ideas were brought forward in January, but by the end of the session relatively few survived. JPR’s Liam Moriarty spoke with Northwest News Network capital correspondent Chris Lehman to get the lowdown on what did – and didn’t – get done.

Business
7:26 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Out of the Shadows: An Emerging Cannabis Industry Seeks Respectability

Credit Liam Moriarty/Jefferson Public Radio

On Monday, the Oregon Health Authority started accepting  license applications for the first state-sanctioned medical marijuana dispensaries. The law’s supporters hope to assure patients safe access to their medicine. But as a rapidly expanding list of states allows medical marijuana – and with Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational use of pot – a growing cohort of entrepreneurs hears opportunity knocking.

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | January 24, 2014 | 8:00
10:35 am
Fri January 24, 2014

The Business Of Medical Marijuana

Marijuana is a business in Oregon, like it or not. 

And even though the regulatory environment is constantly shifting, there are people trying to make an honest dollar at it. 

Read more