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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum endorsed a bill that would legalize medical marijuana outlets.

Oregon already is home to a booming medical marijuana retail industry, where the state's estimated 53,000 patients can walk into a club or collective with cash and walk out with cannabis. Those establishments are not regulated or licensed by the state.

"These facilities operate in a climate of uncertain legality and the absence of a clear regulatory structure makes ensuring compliance with the law difficult," she wrote.

Rosenblum added that the bill would ensure that anyone with a valid Oregon medical marijuana card “will be able to obtain medical marijuana safely, predictably, promptly and legally.”

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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