Oregon Senate Approves Bill to Tighten Medical Marijuana Rules

Oregon Senate Approves Bill to Tighten Medical Marijuana Rules

SALEM, OR — Lawmakers in the Oregon Senate approved a bill Wednesday that would significantly tighten medical marijuana regulations as the state prepares for lawful sales of marijuana for any purpose to adults 21 or older.

The Senate voted 29 to 1 to approve Senate Bill 964 on Wednesday.  The only vote against the proposal came from Sen. Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene).

“I don’t think at this point we should deny patients access to medicine,” says Prozanski.

The bill, which now heads to the House for consideration, would make significant…

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