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Politics Oregon drops proposed ban on pot-laced munchies Oregon drops proposed ban on pot-laced munchies
Oregon officials are backing off their proposal to prohibit sales of pot-infused treats at Oregon medical marijuana stores after receiving hundreds of emailed comments opposing the ban.
Politics Oregon congressional map pleases both parties Oregon congressional map pleases both parties
The 2010 election gave Oregon an evenly divided House of Representatives and a power-sharing agreement between Republicans and Democrats, and the result was a redistricting process that left both parties relatively happy.
Politics State, contractor blamed for Cover Oregon problems State, contractor blamed for Cover Oregon problems
An independent review of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange has found poor management, an overly ambitious scope and shoddy work by technology contractor Oracle as some of the reasons for Cover Oregon's failed launch.
Politics Oregon AG to implement gay marriage if ban falls Oregon AG to implement gay marriage if ban falls
Oregon's attorney general told a federal court Tuesday why she believes the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages violates the federal constitutional rights of homosexual couples. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum added that Oregon is prepared to implement gay marriages if a federal judge strikes down the ban.