Oregon lawmakers don't appear to be interested in asking voters to create a sales tax or require labels on genetically modified foods. But plenty of other ideas are still very much alive after a key deadline came and went last week.
A North Seattle resident took nonchalance to a whole new level last week when he told police he "wasn't really trippin'" after being threatened at gunpoint by an irate marijuana seller twice in two days, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Members of the Senate Committee on Judiciary are considering a bill that would allow Oregonians to legally obtain medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Currently the disorder is not on the list of ailments doctors can prescribe marijuana to treat.
Disasters from the do-it-yourself drug have been recorded primarily on the West Coast, where states have passed medical marijuana laws, in a phenomenon reminiscent of meth lab mishaps, but not as common.
Tumors in his brain cause Alex Echols to lose control and lapse into uncontrollable rages. His severe autism makes it impossible for him to explain why he is mad - and the 11-year-old takes the anger out on himself. A tincture made from marijuana seems to help.