Author Archives: Tori Conley


Medical Marijuana Facts and Forecasts in Illinois

Medical Marijuana Facts and Forecasts in Illinois

Medical cannabis has been made available to patients in Illinois over the course of the past two months and has already made a significant impact.

Compliance in Oregon

Compliance and Content: Oregonians Prepare for Recreational Marijuana Licensing

Since the passing of Measure 91, Oregon’s path to marijuana legalization has been awash in waves of new legislation. These legislative waves have produced a policy roadmap that can sometimes be difficult to navigate.


Can Oregon Set ‘Green Standard’ for Edibles Industry?

Oregon is certainly setting a high bar for what a profitable and well-regulated recreational market could look like for the industry; however, there are still a few features of the market in Washington that recreational customers have an appetite for that remains to be filled.

Holiday Shopping

Surge of Locals on Denver’s Cannabis Tax Holiday

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, Colorado celebrated a “tax holiday” that suspended the taxes on marijuana for growers and customers alike. It felt like a shopping holiday, too, with customers lining up around the corner at shops in Denver.

Recreational in Oregon

Policy Roadmap: Oregon’s Transition to Early Recreational Sales

On July 27, 2015, Gov. Kate Brown signed SB 460, a bill that allows adults over the age of 21 to purchase from existing medical marijuana dispensaries, before state or local regulations are in place.