Supporters scramble to lift county pot ban

VALE – New activists have stepped into an expanding effort to lift the ban on recreational marijuana sales in Malheur County.

Ontario City Recorder Tori Barnett confirmed June 27 that Tate Kapple, a Spokane marijuana entrepreneur, pulled his ballot petition to legalize retail marijuana sales in Ontario. Barnett said he pulled the petition June 22. Kapple had not collected signatures.

Barnett said Portland resident Jeremy Archie has filed a . . .

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