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.
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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.
SALEM, Ore., Aug. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Kate Brown today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, explaining in detail the state policies in place that are aimed at the safety and security of Oregon’s marijuana market.
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.
SALEM, Ore., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Revenue received $5.3 million in marijuana tax payments in January 2017.
As of December 31, 2016, the Department of Revenue has received $60.2 million in marijuana tax payments since the state began taxing recreational marijuana in January 2016.
SALEM, Ore., Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The year is just starting, but for many who sold recreational marijuana in October, November or December, there are already tax obligations they need to fulfill.
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.
SALEM, Ore., Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Revenue has added a new page dedicated to marijuana tax statistics to its website.
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.
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.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
On July 28, 2016, Fox 12 Oregon reported that the Oregon State Fair, taking place Aug. 26-Sept. 5, 2016, in Salem at the L.B. Day Amphitheatre, is going to include a marijuana exhibit this year.
SALEM, Ore., May 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On June 2 edible marijuana products containing up to 15 mg of THC will be available for retail sale in registered medical marijuana dispensaries across the state to adults 21 or over.
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.
SALEM, Ore., May 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture has adopted temporary administrative rules to implement legislative changes to the state’s industrial hemp program.
SALEM, Ore., March 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — February was the first month for medical marijuana dispensaries to remit the taxes they collected on their previous month’s recreational marijuana sales.
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.
SALEM, Ore., Feb. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is now accepting applications for licenses to grow and handle industrial hemp for the 2016 growing season.
Representatives with the Oregon Cannabis Association visited the Oregon State Capitol in Salem last week to testify regarding residency requirements for marijuana growers and other issues in the marijuana community.
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.
PORTLAND, Nov. 24, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:KAYS), announced today that it has released its quarterly report for the period ending September 30, 2015.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts has opened nearly three years after voters overwhelmingly approved marijuana for medicinal use.
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.
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.
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.