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Kate Brown and Federal Marijuana Policy and Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Governor Kate Brown’s Statement on Reports A.G. Sessions Will Rescind Federal Marijuana Policy

Governor Kate Brown’s Statement on Reports A.G. Sessions Will Rescind Federal Marijuana Policy

SALEM, Ore., Jan. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Kate Brown today released the following statement regarding reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind current federal marijuana policy.

Oregon Tax Distributions

First Marijuana Tax Revenue Distributions Coming Soon

SALEM, Ore., Oct. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The first distributions of state marijuana tax revenues—totaling nearly $85 million—are on their way to the State School Fund; the Mental Health, Alcoholism, and Drug Services Account; the Oregon State Police (OSP); the Oregon Health Authority (OHA); and Oregon’s cities and counties. All distributions will be complete by October 11, 2017.

Oregon Marijuana Dispensary Tax Payment Stolen by Department of Revenue Employee

Oregon Marijuana Dispensary Tax Payment Stolen by Department of Revenue Employee

Making a marijuana dispensary tax payment without a bank account is difficult for numerous reasons, but now dispensary owners might also have trouble trusting the actual tax man collecting the payment.

Kaya Holdings

Cannabis Company Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:KAYS) Confirms Issuance of OLCC Recreational License for Existing Salem, Oregon Kaya Shack™ Marijuana Superstore

Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:KAYS) (the “Company” or “KAYS”) announced today that it has been awarded its first full recreational marijuana retailer license from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (the “OLCC”) for its existing South Salem Kaya Shack™ Marijuana Superstore.

Quarterly Snapshot of Kaya Holdings

Quarterly Snapshot of Kaya Holdings

On Nov. 21, 2016, Kaya Holdings (OTCQB:KAYS), whose subsidiary Kaya Shack opened its first cannabis dispensary in Portland, Oregon, in 2014, announced that it had filed its third quarterly report of 2016, reporting a 700% year-over-year revenue increase.

OHA

Health Alerts Issued for Pesticide-Tainted Marijuana Sold at North Bend, Salem, Eugene Dispensaries

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Health Authority is advising customers of three medical marijuana dispensaries—in North Bend, Salem and Eugene—that certain products contain high levels of pesticides. OHA recommends they immediately return the affected products or dispose of them.

Oregon Task Force

Oregon Task Force: Cannabis Environmental Best Practices Update

On May 23, 2016, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission released video of the Cannabis Environmental Best Practices Task Force three-hour meeting held on May 19 at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem.

OLCC - higlin, usable marijuana

OLCC Continues Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) Training Next Workshops Coming to Ashland, Salem

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — More than 400 people attended workshops in Portland last week as the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) rolled out the first of three phases of training with the Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) for Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana System.

OLCC Early Rec Sales

Recreational Marijuana License Workshop Slated for Bend; OLCC to Provide Overview of License Application Process

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 2, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will put on a workshop providing information about the OLCC Recreational Marijuana License program, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at The Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend.

Debate

Cannabis Reform Debated in Salem, Oregon

In case you missed it, there was another riveting debate on cannabis reform that took place in Salem, Oregon on September 12, 2014 The debate was on the impending ballot measure, Measure 91, which would legalize the use of recreational marijuana. On the side of marijuana legalization was Congressman Earl Blumenauer, D-OR, and on the side of prohibition was Clatsop County DA Josh Marquis.

Massachusetts

Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

NEARLY TWO years after Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana, nine distribution centers are to open next year in places like Brookline, Lowell, Salem, and Quincy. The state licensing process for these dispensaries has been convoluted. And yet that path seems easy to navigate compared with the latest obstacle: the banking system.


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