Despite a false start in Newport, marijuana dispensaries are opening up in wide areas of the state from Portland to Bend and numerous communities in between.
Newport had earlier approved a couple of dispensaries but the city council recently enacted a moratorium (for now) forcing City Manager Spencer Nebel to revoke their licenses, putting them in limbo until the city attorney can come up with legally defendable regulations on how they should be run.
In the meantime, the state health authority continues to approve new dispensaries across the state. Here’s more from the Oregonian. Click here.