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.
Smoking marijuana for medicinal reasons became legal in the state of Oregon in 1998, and Measure 80 would have taken the law a step further. Although the law fell short in here in Oregon, similar bills passed in Washington and Colorado. Many think...
ESPN singled out Oregon and Eugene due to it's location and political climate. "Nowhere is Oregon's laissez-faire approach to marijuana more apparent than Eugene, the state's counterculture and cannabis capital," the article reads.
Advocates for legalizing marijuana or treating it as a medicine say the program is a glaring contradiction in the nation's 40-year war on drugs: maintaining the federal ban on pot while at the same time supplying it.
EUGENE, Ore. - A shootout during a home invasion robbery at a home with a medical marijuana grow early Friday morning put one of the residents in the hospital - and put police on the trail of two armed suspects.