1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/23/2015 03:59 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved preliminary rules to govern Oregon’s retail marijuana system once it’s fully operational next year. The rules limit the size of growing operations and prohibit medical and recreational stores under one roof. The on-site use of marijuana will prohibited, and delivery of pot will face stiff restrictions.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed a lawsuit against GNC, accusing the retailer of selling dietary and nutritional supplements that contain ingredients not approved for sale in the U.S. The lawsuit in Portland zeroes in on two ingredients – picamilon and BMPEA. GNC says it no longer sells products containing those ingredients. The company said it took that step in response to Food and Drug Administration statements about the regulatory status of the ingredients.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland’s 33-year-old administrative headquarters will be getting a full-scale renovation that could cost nearly $200 million. The Oregonian reports that the City Council approved a five-year overhaul of the Portland Building, which will be gutted and rebuilt from the inside. Portland’s chief administrative officer says renovation is less expensive than building a replacement elsewhere or demolishing the current structure.

BEND, Ore. (AP) – Opponents of the Oregon State University-Cascades campus are appealing their case to the Oregon Supreme Court after a number of lower bodies sided with the university. The group Truth in Site argues that the university should be required to submit plans for any future expansion beyond the 10 acres on which it is already building. Opponents oppose the campus due to concerns about parking and expansion.


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