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How a Pot Smoking Moon Monkey Mural Got a Portland Weed Dispensary in a Jam

Even in Oregon, legal marijuana sales still bring shops extra scrutiny.

Don Van Wormer’s mural on the side of his Southeast Portland marijuana dispensary was meant to be a coded, tongue-in-cheek protest to the state’s new, convoluted marijuana laws. In Oregon, it is legal to grow and buy certain amounts of pot, but the smoking part is a more complicated issue. Theoretically, a person is legally entitled to smoke only in “private” areas. Outdoor smoking in public (streets, sidewalks, parks, bus stops, etc.) is no-go.

If you own your house, your living room or basement is sufficiently private enough to toke away without fear, but if you rent, your landlord has the right to ban smoking and even vaping indoors. Smoking on your front porch is OK as long as neighbors or passersby can’t see or smell it, and while a “private” backyard theoretically offers users legal sanctuary, if the smoke or smell disturbs a neighbor, the smoker can be written up on public nuisance changes. [Read More]

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