Oregon remains a top source for black market pot, state police report says

black market pot Marijuana legalization has done little to change Oregon’s longstanding reputation as a leading black market exporter of premium cannabis, state police say in a new analysis obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive. The report offers an unvarnished view of both legal and illegal marijuana production in Oregon at a time of uncertainty for marijuana […]

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Issues Marijuana Recall

Marijuana Recall Oregon Liquor Control Commission Issues Marijuana Recall: Portland, Oregon – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is issuing an immediate health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residue on retail plant material produced from marijuana cultivated by Emerald Wave Estate, LLC. The affected marijuana failed a pesticide test for […]

12,500 Marijuana Jobs In Oregon Generate $315 Million In Wages

Marijuana Jobs $1.2 billion in economic activity related to marijuana industry, report finds. Cannabis industry economist Beau Whitney of Whitney Economics today released the results of “Cannabis Employment Estimates,” a report compiled at the request of the Oregon State House of Representatives Committee on Economic Development and Trade on the number of marijuana jobs associated […]

Oregon Will Start Testing Age Compliance At Marijuana Stores

Marijuana Stores For the past year, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission has been snowed under with applications from people wanting to sell recreational marijuana. On Tuesday, OLCC spokesman Mark Pettinger said it’s time to start shifting resources to the compliance side. He said the agency is about to start sending young adults to marijuana stores to […]

Oregon to protect marijuana buyers’ personal details

Oregon marijuana SALEM, Ore. — Lawmakers worried about a nationwide crackdown on legal Oregon marijuana under President Donald Trump’s administration are rushing to protect the personal information of pot customers in case federal agents try to seize it. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is taking one of the first direct state actions in response to […]

Idaho customers breathe life into tiny Oregon marijuana town

Oregon marijuana HUNTINGTON, Ore. Huntington has become a hot destination, even if most visitors only stay long enough to buy Oregon marijuana products from the dispensaries in town. Not much more than a year ago, the city was fading, its population slowly diminishing, as has been the case in countless small towns across the American […]

Neighbors object to Oregon marijuana farm

Oregon marijuana Alfalfa . Oregon Possible traffic, odor and crime have residents worried A scrub-laden 20-acre parcel of land about four miles to the east of Bend’s urban growth boundary is ground zero in the first appeal of a Oregon marijuana-related land use decision in Deschutes County. Rogelio Rubio, who bought the land in June, […]

Rep. Buehler to feds: Hands off Oregon marijuana

Oregon marijuana State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, in a prepared statement Friday said federal authorities need to back off any intent to tamper with legal Oregon marijuana. “I hope the new President and Attorney General keep their hands off Oregon’s marijuana law,” Buehler stated in a news release. “They should respect the will of the […]

Lawmakers consider consolidating marijuana regulation

marijuana regulation SALEM — State legislators are moving toward consolidating the state’s medical and recreational marijuana industries into one regulatory system. The co-chairwomen of the Joint Committee on Marijuana Regulation have dropped several bills that would move regulation of medical marijuana from the Oregon Health Authority to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the regulatory agency […]

Marijuana Delivery starts in Oregon

marijuana delivery   PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is rolling out another first in the recreational marijuana industry. Customers may now order pot from licensed retailers and have it delivered to their homes. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission had granted delivery permits to 117 retailers across Oregon, including 13 in Portland last year, but postponed their […]