PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – During the winter holiday season the Oregon Liquor Control Commission conducted additional minor decoy operations across Oregon, and found that some licensed marijuana retailers are selling marijuana products to minors.
Tag Archives: Measure 91
PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rob Patridge, Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, today submitted his resignation to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Patridge is leaving the OLCC to join the private sector. Patridge’s resignation from the Commission is effective March 10, 2017.
The devolution of marijuana regulation to states and, by extension, to even more local levels of government, is a two-edged sword that could ultimately limit and destabilize the legal marijuana market. Local control, like the issue of state’s rights, is an appealing concept at first blush, but it has some troubling side effects.
Since the passing of Measure 91 in Oregon, a number of other important measures have been passed that detail the way that the state’s path to recreational marijuana will unfold.
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.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon kicking off on July 1, 2015, there is still one major issue for residents looking to purchase the substance—the fact that they have to wait 15 months until recreational stores are licensed and open for business.
On July 1, 2015, Oregon will join Alaska, Colorado and Washington and become the fourth state that will actively allow recreational marijuana consumption and possession.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Studio McDermott, one of Portland’sleading creative studios has just announced their Kickstarter project to assist in funding “Oregon: The State of Cannabis,” an in-depth look at Oregon’s burgeoning cannabis industry and the pioneers behind it.
Oregon’s Measure 91 permits four license types for the recreational cannabis industry: producer, processor, wholesaler and retailer. A company can apply for all four, thus setting itself up as a vertically integrated operation; it can apply for one only; or it can mix and match, to carve out its own niche.
Oregon is being closely watched by reform advocates and entrepreneurs alike nationally as its recreational market inches toward realization. Oregon has been largely viewed as a Legalization 2.0 model after the continued problems, lawsuits and controversies of neighboring Washington state.
Oregon’s legislators proposed a new retail sales tax for marijuana designed to replace the harvest tax approved by voters last November.
Oregon’s recreational cannabis market will become legal on July 1, 2015, but some would-be entrepreneurs and investors still don’t even know if they are eligible to participate.
Oregon’s Measure 91 and Alaska’s Measure 2, both legalizing recreational marijuana, are each being processed to establish the necessary infrastructure for recreational markets.
With the addition of Oregon to the list of states to legalize marijuana, Washington faces some unique challenges and competition from their southern neighbors.
Marijuana will be available to all consenting adults over 21 in the Beaver State next year. As the results show, thanks to voters who passed Measure 91, Oregon became the third state after Colorado and Washington state to legalize marijuana … .
Election Day is finally here. Have you voted yet? Right now, millions of Americans are heading to the polls to cast their vote on a wide range of platforms, including marijuana.
The campaign for Oregon’s marijuana legalization measure this weekend reported receiving another $800,000 from two out-of-state groups tied to wealthy donors.
Back in 2012, Colorado and Washington voted to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over 21. Election Day 2014 looks like it will be a repeat. Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia have initiatives on the November 4, 2014, ballot.
Rick Steves, the travel guru who was a key supporter of Washington’s recreational marijuana law in 2012, arrives in Oregon Tuesday to kick off a 9-stop tour promoting the campaign to legalize pot.
When advocates of legalization look at the polls, it is hard to be worried about Oregon. There are always reasons to fret, but Measure 91 looks more likely to pass than ballot initiatives in Alaska or Florida. A SurveyUSA poll from early August showed Oregon voters supporting legalization at 51 to 42 percent, with 6 percent undecided. Should we let Oregon coast and focus on the other races?