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Sep 18, 2012 at 3:41 PM
State Rep. Peter Buckley told the Mail Tribune newspaper he supports regulating marijuana in a manner similar to the regulation of alcohol under the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Legalization would take the "black market" out of Oregon, he said.
Jul 23, 2012 at 2:51 PM
Paul Stanford, the chief petitioner for Measure 80, aka the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, joins KATU's Patrick Preston, Sunday, July 22, 2012, to discuss the measure that will be on the ballot in November. Later in the show, Preston is joined by Portland...
Mar 25, 2012 at 2:50 PM
Clatsop County District Attorney Josh Marquis and ballot measure petitioner for the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act of 2012, Paul Stanford, debated Sunday whether marijuana should be legalized in Oregon.
Mar 28, 2011 at 11:54 PM
If supporters can get the initiative on the ballot and approved by voters, it would allow any adult over 21 to buy pot at a state licensed store or grow it in Oregon.
May 1, 2010 at 6:48 PM
Would you support the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2010? Supporters of the initiative gathered signatures at the Global Marijuana March in Downtown Eugene on Saturday.
Feb 6, 2010 at 10:25 AM
Advocates of legalizing marijuana are quick to compare it to alcohol, both in terms of regulation and possible revenue through taxes. But what is the real cost of alcohol? One man says the revenue doesn't come close to paying the social tab, and pot...
Feb 5, 2010 at 9:20 AM
While state budgets in Oregon and Washington face gaping holes, advocates of legalizing marijuana say taxing pot can help fill those holes. Critics say growers will remain secretive and won't let themselves be taxed.
Jul 7, 2008 at 1:02 PM
Supporters said their plan would send 90 percent of the proceeds from the state sale of marijuana to the General Fund as well as support drug abuse education and treatment programs.