Topic: March 23, 2020

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Marijuana tax funds Medford rental aid assistance

Medford City Council Thursday night approved setting aside $100,000 in marijuana tax dollars for rental and nutrition assistance to help families dealing with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. “This money will go directly to nonprofits so they can continue doing what they do best,” said Kevin Stine, Medford council president. He said the marijuana tax dollars are coming out of the city’s Vision Fund. The city will disburse the money to local nonprofits such as ACCESS, Rogue Retreat and St. Vincent de Paul. “These organizations already provide rental assistance and nutrition programs,” Stine said. Rich Hansen with St. Vincent de

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Breeze Botanicals approved for Ashland pot delivery

Oregon officials approved an application by Breeze Botanicals in Ashland to start making deliveries of cannabis products starting Friday. “We really need this because here we are in a crisis and a lot of people in Ashland who have been self quarantining and don’t want to leave their homes,” said Brie Malarkey, owner of Breeze Botanicals. Deliveries will be made from noon to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Malarkey said she applied with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to make home deliveries last October, and she got word Thursday morning that she’d been approved. Orders for any product in the

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