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Some Oregon Communities Say No To Pot

Rona Lindsey and employee Rikki Abercrombie stand outside Highway 30 Cannabis, a medical marijuana dispensary in La Grande, Oregon. (Chris Lehman/Northwest News Network)
Rona Lindsey and employee Rikki Abercrombie stand outside Highway 30 Cannabis, a medical marijuana dispensary in La Grande, Oregon. (Chris Lehman/Northwest News Network)

Starting tomorrow, people over 21 in Oregon will be able to walk into a medical marijuana dispensary and buy pot for recreational use – but not in dozens of communities across the state, where local officials have banned such sales. Chris Lehman of Northwest News Network, part of the Here & Now Contributors Network, visited one of the towns that’s just saying no to recreational pot.

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  • Chris Lehman, Salem correspondent for public radio's Northwest News Network. He tweets @CapitolCurrents.
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