Oregon Medical Marijuana News:

June 29, 2015

New York Cannabis Firm Buys Oregon Utility Building for $3M

In another sign of the marijuana industry’s growing national reach, a New York-based real estate firm focused on the cannabis industry has spent $3 million on an industrial building in [click to continue...]

June 23, 2015

Oregon Pharmacy’s License Suspended Over MMJ

A small town pharmacy just north of Bend, Oregon, was shuttered last week after a state agency found that the business had manufactured cannabis products and sold them to customers [click to continue...]

June 19, 2015

Oregon Dispensaries Ask to Sell Recreational Cannabis

A glut of licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon has made it difficult for some operations to turn a profit. As a result, some dispensary owners are pleading with state [click to continue...]

June 9, 2015

Oregon Could Levy 20% Sales Tax on Recreational Marijuana

Cannabis businesses in Oregon could pay up to 20% in state and local sales taxes on recreational cannabis transactions under a tentative deal reached by lawmakers. The agreement – which [click to continue...]

May 28, 2015

Error Could Force Oregon to Revoke Hemp Licenses

Oregon may revoke all 13 licenses it issued to hemp growers earlier this year after officials said they made an error by neglecting to obtain GPS locations when determining who [click to continue...]

May 27, 2015

Strict Cannabis Regulatory Proposal Advances in Oregon

Marijuana producers and dispensers in Oregon face a laundry list of new regulations under a bill that’s finally made it to the floor of the state Senate. The bill, designed [click to continue...]

May 19, 2015

Debate Over New MMJ Business Restrictions in Oregon

Just a week after one legislative committee fought to a standstill over Oregon’s medical cannabis rules, a state Senate committee voted unanimously for new restrictions, including a limit on the [click to continue...]

May 12, 2015

Impasse in Oregon Over Dispensary Bans

An Oregon committee formed to hammer out regulations surrounding the state’s cannabis industry has failed to reach an agreement on whether elected officials in cities and counties can ban medical [click to continue...]

May 6, 2015

5 MMJ Professionals Named to Oregon Rec Board

The medical marijuana industry could have some sizable influence over recreational cannabis regulations in Oregon. The state has appointed a board of medical marijuana industry insiders along with other stakeholders [click to continue...]

April 29, 2015

Oregon MMJ Growers May Face Stricter Rules

Oregon medical cannabis cultivators may face stricter reporting requirements and plant restrictions under a proposal by lawmakers who say the changes are needed to avoid the pitfalls facing the medical [click to continue...]

April 24, 2015

Week in Review: Oregon Rec Preview, Florida MMJ Fail + California Dispensary Lawsuit

By John Schroyer and Tony C. Dreibus Oregon officials offer a glimpse of potential business activity in the state’s recreational cannabis industry, Florida fails to pass medical marijuana reforms once [click to continue...]

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Denver MJ Growers Major Contributor to Rise in Energy Use

Marijuana cultivation facilities have been specifically identified as a key contributor to Denver’s increasing electric [click to continue...]

Alaska Governor Names 5 to Marijuana Control Board

Five Alaskans were appointed to a board that will craft laws governing the state’s recreational [click to continue...]

New York Could Reveal MMJ License Winners Soon

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The New York Health Department may announce winners of the five medical cannabis licenses up [click to continue...]

50+ Medical Cannabis Business Applications Filed in MA

The Green Rush is back on in Massachusetts. The opening of the first medical cannabis [click to continue...]

Oregon Rec Rules Materializing, Early Sales Possible

Rules governing Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are taking shape, with state lawmakers sending two bills [click to continue...]

Rand Paul Brings in Six Figures at MJ Industry Fundraiser

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul made a splash in Denver on Tuesday, raising an estimated [click to continue...]

Hawaii Bill Establishing Dispensaries Likely to Become Law

Dispensaries could be open in Hawaii in just over a year, as a bill establishing [click to continue...]

Second MMJ Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania Legislature

In an attempt to get around obstructionists in the state House of Representatives who have [click to continue...]

Fifth New Jersey Dispensary Given Green Light

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And then there were five. Dispensaries permitted in New Jersey, that is. Compassionate Sciences, Inc. [click to continue...]

Louisiana Gov Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed a bill making his state the latest in the [click to continue...]

New York Cannabis Firm Buys Oregon Utility Building for $3M

In another sign of the marijuana industry’s growing national reach, a New York-based real estate [click to continue...]

WA Moves Closer to Overhauling Marijuana Tax Structure

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Washington State growers and processors would no longer pay a 25% tax on cannabis and [click to continue...]

Sole MMJ Dispensary Opens in Delaware

Delaware’s only licensed medical cannabis dispensary officially opened in the northern town of Wilmington on [click to continue...]

Canadian Cultivator Tilray to Lay Off 61 Employees

Canadian medical marijuana producer and distributor Tilray said it will lay off 61 employees as [click to continue...]

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