|Salem-News.com (May 16,2015 21:21)
CALL TO ACTION: Stop Ginny Burdick from Trampling Oregon`s Patients, Voters and Democratic ProcessAlex Rogers Special to Salem-News.com
Maintaining the importance of PATIENTS RIGHTS is mandatory for Oregonians.
(SALEM, Ore.) -While it is rather unbelievable and infuriating that a handful of Democrats would team up with Republicans to go against the will of the voters and harm sick and disabled patients, we must remain vigilant in doing all that we can to protect our most vulnerable citizens and our vote.Read Full Article
After patients and advocates rose up to defeat Senate Bill 844 in the Joint Committee on Implementing Measure 91, Senate President Peter Courtney took the rather extraordinary measure of creating a Senate-only M91 Committee.
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Salem-News.com (April 30,2015 23:11)
16th Annual Global Cannabis March & Rally Saturday in PortlandSalem-News.com
Representative Lew Frederick To Give Keynote Speech
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -On Saturday, May 2, nearly 300 cities worldwide, including Portland, will participate in the 16th annual Global Cannabis March. Portland participants will gather in Pioneer Courthouse Square for a rally that begins at 11:00am, with a scheduled cannabis freedom march beginning at 4pm through downtown Portland, accompanied by a police escort.Read Full Article
Musicians Mack & Dub and the Smokin' Section, The Sindicate, Mad Dabber, Bad Habitat and Pass Margo have joined the lineup for the rally as well as many guest speakers and non-profit organization booths.
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Salem-News.com (April 30,2015 16:10)
Cyber Threats & Hacking Are A Concern For US CompaniesSalem-News.com
Many companies are naive regarding sophisticated hacking.
(SALEM, Ore.) -Corporate cyber crime has become a commonplace in the US business industry. Last year saw a deluge of hacking attacks at banks, insurance companies and retailers. Read Full Article
According to one estimate, the attack at Sony Pictures forced a major company to abandon an $80 million dollar project, and ended up costing Sony around $150 million - $300 million.
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Salem-News.com (April 20,2015 01:28)
Light up! 4/20 is America`s Cannabis Holiday Joy Graves with Bonnie King Salem-News.com
The Cannabis Community has a lot to ponder
(SALEM, Ore.) -On this, the sacred holiday of all Cannabis advocates and enthusiasts, when you take that first toke of the day, there's something you should ask yourself, and that is: Do you appreciate those that came before you? Do you know your fellow true-hearted brothers and sisters out here? Read Full Article
Seriously folks, this is much more than getting high. Not to be a buzz kill, but please consider those on the front lines...
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Salem-News.com (April 17,2015 08:00)
Oregon`s Beloved Pot Doc DyingBonnie King and AL Hayward, Editorial
As one of the last of the “old school” American doctors that truly cared, he has earned our due respect, and there’s no time like the present.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -Doctor Phillip Leveque has been out in front, leading the battle for the rights of patients for decades. Not only is Dr. Phil Leveque a tried and true friend of the Veterans, and of the sick, and the poor, but he embodies the all-important personal relationship and trust between doctor and patient. Read Full Article
His is a testament to a life well lived, a very “worthy” life, and the difference one person can make for others.
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