HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

‘Canna’ operation changes course

Written April 30th, 2014 by Hasso Hering

It was Canna Kitchen whose existence indirectly led to marijuana dispensaries being allowed in Albany rather than banned for up to a year. But the mother and daughter running the business say they’ve changed their mind and now will not operate as a state-registered dispensary after all. They decided that all the state-imposed requirements were just […]


Medical pot: The liberty angle

Written April 3rd, 2014 by Hasso Hering

One main appeal of marijuana for medical use, I would imagine, is that it is NOT part of the system of officially approved and hugely expensive medications. It has not become another profit center for Big Pharma. Albany City Councilman Floyd Collins suggested last week that medical pot advocates should work to get the substance […]


Will rules doom pot dispensaries?

Written November 18th, 2013 by Hasso Hering

Some city officials in Oregon are worried about medical marijuana dispensaries opening up in their towns under House Bill 3460 passed into law this year. They don’t have anything to worry about, because under the rules being written by the Oregon Health Authority, those facilities will be more secure than Fort Knox and be run with […]


 
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