Topic: January 24, 2020

Medford is Oregon’s pot capital

Medford has the most pot stores per capita in Oregon, and the second-highest number compared to 600 U.S. cities with a population of 50,000 or more. “It doesn’t surprise me at all,” said Clay Bearnson, a Medford city councilor who works at a downtown dispensary, Oregon Farmacy. “I reckon it’s better to be first in that rather than having the highest crime stats.” Bearnson joined Medford City Council in 2014, and he said it was a two-year struggle to allow dispensaries to operate within city limits. Verilife, a company with dispensaries in the eastern half of the country, studied 600

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