Feb 10, 2010

Dennis Peron Event at SOU a great success!


Dennis Peron, the father of Medical Marijuana, spoke Feburary 9th at the Meese Auditorium at Southern Oregon University to a packed house. Watch a synopsis video of this special event...
The Dennis Peron event on Feb. 9 was a great success with a standing room only attendance of over 200 people. Dennis shared stories of this life and the story of the birth of Medical Marijuana Movement with all of the attendees for almost 2 hours and then answered a variety of questions from the audience.

Ashland Alternative Health would like to thank Dennis for traveling to Oregon and giving us all the wonderful opportunity of spending the evening with him.

Below is compilation of select highlight video providing a synopsis of the event:







Original annoucement and poster for the Dennis Peron event:





Ashland Alternative Health LLC presents  

The Father of The Medical Marijuana Movement

Dennis Peron


Long time gay rights and cannabis activist Dennis Peron founded California’s first medical marijuana dispensary in San Francisco in 1990. In 1996 he co-authored the Compassionate Use Act, the ballot initiative which legalized marijuana for medical use in California. Join us on Tuesday February 9th, SOU Campus, Meese Auditorium 6:00 - 7:30 pm. Dennis will speak about his fight to decriminalize cannabis and share his thoughts on the future of medical marijuana and comprehensive tax and regulation in Oregon and California. The second part of this event will be opened up to questions from the audience.

Where: Meese Auditorium (SOU Campus)
When:  Tuesday, February 9th from 6:00pm-7:30pm

This event is free to the public!
For more information please call 488-2202 or visit us online at
ASHLANDALTHEALTH.COM


oregon medical marijuana - Google News

http://news.google.com/news?pz=1&ned=us&hl=en&q=oregon+medical+marijuana

Is medical marijuana in jeopardy if recreational pot is legal? Some Oregon ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

- Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:20:38 GMT


The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Is medical marijuana in jeopardy if recreational pot is legal? Some Oregon ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Pavich and his girlfriend, Aligra Rainy, 28, opened one of the first medical marijuana dispensaries in Portland, helping to launch what is now a regulated industry in Oregon. Today their shop, Collective Awakenings, is among the more well-known medical ...

and more »

Josh Marquis, Not "Anybody Can Get A Medical Marijuana Permit" - The Weed Blog (blog)

- Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:43:34 GMT


KUOW News and Information

Josh Marquis, Not "Anybody Can Get A Medical Marijuana Permit"
The Weed Blog (blog)
One of the more frustrating things about listening to elected officials debate marijuana legalization, aside from their lack of current experience using marijuana, is their consistent mischaracterization of Oregon's Medical Marijuana Program, or OMMP.
Oregon starts preparing before state votes on legalizing potThe Seattle Times
Oregon Agencies Prepare For Legal MarijuanamyCentralOregon.com
Oregon Voters To Consider Legalizing Recreational MarijuanaKUOW News and Information

all 58 news articles »

Medical marijuana in Oregon: State orders 9 illegal dispensaries to shut down - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

- Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:54:00 GMT


The Weed Blog (blog)

Medical marijuana in Oregon: State orders 9 illegal dispensaries to shut down
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Under state law, the name of the person registering a medical marijuana facility is not subject to public disclosure. Tok, 8001 S.E. 72nd Avenue, Portland. The state sent a letter dated Aug. 26 to the registered agent, Daniel Pounds, saying inspectors ...
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Closed/Fined In Oregon For 'Serious Violations'The Weed Blog (blog)
Oregon Warns Unlicensed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To CloseJefferson Public Radio
Oregon orders 9 unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries to shut downGreenfield Daily Reporter

all 58 news articles »

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, dying Iowa man convicted of ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

- Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:49:01 GMT


CBS Local

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, dying Iowa man convicted of ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
(Mackenzie is an Oregon medical marijuana patient and made a trip to Portland in July to try various cannabis products in his cancer fight. Oregon is the only state in the country that allows out-of-staters to enroll in its medical marijuana program ...
Iowa cancer patient avoids prison for growing medical marijuanaAl Jazeera America
Terminal Cancer Patient Sentenced To Probation, Instead Of Prison, For ...Huffington Post
Cancer Patient Avoids Prison For Growing MarijuanaCBS Local

all 117 news articles »

Forest Grove approves tax on recreational pot, removes medical marijuana ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

- Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:30:21 GMT


The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Forest Grove approves tax on recreational pot, removes medical marijuana ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
The Council approved a 10 percent tax on marijuana-infused products and recreational marijuana. But after seven people testified in opposition to the city's proposed 5 percent tax on medical marijuana, Mayor Peter Truax suggested the City Council ...
Medford officials ready marijuana taxThe Register-Guard
Council moves forward on medical marijuana issueKeizertimes
Medford City Council readies marijuana taxKTVZ
Mail Tribune -The Republic
all 27 news articles »

Oregon cities, counties should tax marijuana sales - Statesman Journal

- Sat, 27 Sep 2014 02:52:49 GMT


Statesman Journal

Oregon cities, counties should tax marijuana sales
Statesman Journal
There's enough evidence and opinion from qualified medical personnel to make a convincing case for the use of marijuana as a medicine, but there's little in the way Oregon handles medical marijuana that inspires confidence it would do well as a ...
Flawed Poll Shows Oregon Marijuana Legalization 'Too Close To Call'The Weed Blog (blog)

all 19 news articles »

A Crucial Election Season for Legalizing Marijuana and Ending the Drug War - Huffington Post

- Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:02:06 GMT


Huffington Post

A Crucial Election Season for Legalizing Marijuana and Ending the Drug War
Huffington Post
Alongside Oregon in 1998, Alaska was among the first states to legalize medical marijuana. With a deep-rooted respect for personal freedom, Alaska would become the first red state to legalize marijuana for adult use, no doubt raising eyebrows across ...
Poll: DC voters poised to legalize pot, elevating national debate over marijuanaWashington Post
It Looks Like Pot Will Soon Be Legal in the Nation's Capital, Maybe in Oregon ...Reason (blog)
Welcome to the Gay, Pot-Smoking Seinfeld ElectionBloomberg View
Columbia Daily Tribune -Salt Lake Tribune
all 94 news articles »

Beaverton Planning Commission approves regulations for medical marijuana ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

- Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:01:42 GMT


Beaverton Planning Commission approves regulations for medical marijuana ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Beaverton Planning Commission voted to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in three city zones at its Sept. 10 meeting. At the meeting, commissioners evaluated several maps and approved medical marijuana dispensary regulations about zoning, buffers ...

Oregon Cities Scramble To Pass Marijuana Sales Tax Before November Elections - OPB News (blog)

- Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:09:34 GMT


kgw.com

Oregon Cities Scramble To Pass Marijuana Sales Tax Before November Elections
OPB News (blog)
The Hillsboro City Council received some criticism by meeting attendants because it's made marijuana taxes a priority over zoning for medial marijuana dispensaries. The Portland suburb has a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries until May 2015.
Oregon City commission considers pot tax in anticipation of legalized marijuanaThe Oregonian - OregonLive.com

all 12 news articles »

Pot case raises medical marijuana issues - Portage Daily Register

- Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:10:30 GMT


Pot case raises medical marijuana issues
Portage Daily Register
Karen Kinsey also says she provided authorities with a valid Oregon medical marijuana registry card. The husband and wife say their prescriptions for medical marijuana are intended to help with Crohn's disease and treat the pain of scoliosis, respectively.