Banned Counties Prevents Job Growth and Tax Collection in Oregon

Banned Counties Prevents Job Growth and Tax Collection in Oregon

Banned Counties Prevents Job Growth and Tax Collection in Oregon Authored and edited by Max Richardson-Davis & Jon Russell On Jan. 5, 2016, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) announced the official list of Oregon communities removing themselves from the state’s cannabis industry following the 2016 election. In total, 88 cities and counties banned cannabis […]

Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland

Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland

Meet Ted Wheeler, the Cannabis Friendly Mayor of Portland On January 1, 2017, Ted Wheeler took over as mayor of Portland, Oregon and immediately began restructuring city offices. With the largest collection of cannabis businesses in the state, will Mayor Wheeler’s changes offer hope for a beleaguered cannabis industry? Author – Jon Russell Edited by […]

Oregon Recreational Cannabis Sales Bring in $160 million

Oregon Recreational Cannabis Sales Bring in $160 million

Author – Jon Russell Edited by Noah Persin Oregon recreational cannabis sales have now reached over $160 million in the first nine months of 2016, according to the sales tax figures released Monday by the Oregon State Department of Revenue. Oregon quadrupled the original estimated amount of cannabis tax revenue predicted by the Legislative Revenue […]

Tax Flow Ceases as Bottleneck Closes on Testing

Tax Flow Ceases as Bottleneck Closes on Testing

Author – Max Richardson-Davis Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC)’s legislation regarding cannabis laboratories has left the state’s recreational cannabis industry in quite the bind. As of Oct. 1st, 2016, the OLCC required all recreational cannabis producers to test their product in an accredited lab before they are able to […]

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4 Lessons from Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Market

Author – Christina Ketchum Edited by Noah Persin & Jon Russell November 3rd, 1998 was when Oregon passed its Medical Marijuana Bill approving the possession of 6 mature plants, 18 seedlings and 24 ounces to anyone with a signed recommendation from their physician stating that cannabis could “mitigate” any debilitating symptoms. Between 1998 and 2016 the […]

GreenSea Prepares for Early Recreational Cannabis Sales

Author – Jon Russell Edited by Noah Persin On May 4, 2016 the Oregon Health Authority announced rules for early recreational cannabis sales of cannabis extracts, topicals and edibles. The rules defined what products were available for purchase by adults 21 or older beginning June 2, 2016. Those products include: One low-dose cannabinoid edible, containing […]