Pot dispensary rules weighed in Central Oregon

By Leslie Pugmire Hole The Bulletin
Published Feb 27, 2014 at 12:01AM / Updated Feb 27, 2014 at 07:32AM

Senate Bill 1531

Chief sponsors: Sen. Rod Monroe, D-Portland; Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena; and Sen. Bruce Starr, R-Hillsboro

Synopsis: Allows local governments to adopt reasonable regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries, regulating the time, manner and place they exist. As passed by the Senate, the bill said cities could not ban the marijuana outlets. The House Judiciary Committee amended it this week to allow outright bans by local governments.

Status: Passed the Senate unanimously, slated to go to the full House

Online: https://olis.leg.state.or.us/liz/2014R1/Measures/Text/SB1531/A-Engrossed