August 15, 2013
Prepared marijuana is for sale for those who possess a medical marijuana card, inside a dispensary in the small Rocky Mountain town of Nederland, Colo. in this Nov. 19, 2012 file photo. Oregon has now legalized medical marijuana dispensaries of its own.
AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File
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Governor signs bill
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber on Wednesday signed a bill legalizing medical marijuana dispensaries, setting the stage for the state to regulate and inspect businesses that have operated for years in a legal gray area.