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Group urges safe use of psychedelic substances

Tyo said one of the roles of the Psychedelic Society isn’t necessarily promoting psychedelic… use, but if someone is using it urges people to do it in a safe and informed way. -Richard Tyo, a registered psychotherapist and member of the Kingston Psychedelic Society, In the hope of spreading awareness of the therapeutic benefits of…


Oregon triples penalties for underage marijuana sales

The new penalties take effect today and will run for six months. They include a 30-day license suspension or a fine of $4,950. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced … that it was temporarily increasing penalties for pot shops that sell marijuana to minors. Previously the penalty was a 10-day license suspension or a $1,650…


The Unadopted Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) “End The Drug War” Resolution — 2017

(proposed) Whereas, Article 4 of the Single Convention limits the use of drugs exclusively to medical or scientific purposes and imposes upon the parties thereto the general obligation to take legislative and administrative measures, inter alia, to criminalize, punish and deprive offenders of their liberty for serious offenses … Whereas, there can be no end…


Colorado-based marijuana company not buying One East Broadway in downtown Eugene, after all; it has already bought another downtown building for a pot shop

“We’ve never had any interest in One East Broadway,” Chris Woods, chief executive for Terrapin Care Station in Boulder, Colo., said. A Colorado-based marijuana company will indeed open a pot retail store in downtown Eugene, but it won’t be at the location the company initially announced. Terrapin Care Station on Thursday said that on Tuesday…