Oregon Medical Marijuana News:

July 16, 2015

Market Saturation Fears Heightening in Oregon

Licensed medical marijuana businesses in Oregon are worried that a surge in dispensary applications will further crowd an already-saturated market. The state has received 411 dispensary applications since voters legalized [click to continue...]

July 10, 2015

Week in Review: Wakeup Call for Tribes, Big CBD Step in Florida + Hemp Victory in Oregon

By John Schroyer Federal agents raid a pair of marijuana grows on Native American lands, two dozen companies apply for Florida CBD licenses, and hemp farmers dodge a bullet in [click to continue...]

July 7, 2015

Early Oregon Rec Sales Would Provide Lifeline for Some Dispensaries, Big Profits for Others

By John Schroyer The fate of some Oregon medical marijuana businesses rests in the hands of Gov. Kate Brown. A measure that would allow the state’s 310 licensed dispensaries to [click to continue...]

July 1, 2015

Oregon Rec Rules Materializing, Early Sales Possible

Rules governing Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are taking shape, with state lawmakers sending two bills establishing regulations on the industry to the governor. At the same time, the state Senate [click to continue...]

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...]

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Florida Nursery to Challenge Tossed CBD Application

Even though Florida hasn’t awarded its five CBD licenses to nurseries that applied earlier this [click to continue...]

WA Prosecutor to Sue 15 Unlicensed Dispensaries

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A group of unlicensed dispensaries that have resisted attempts to shut them down are now [click to continue...]

UK Might Debate Marijuana Legalization

Lawmakers in the United Kingdom must consider debating the merits of marijuana after more than [click to continue...]

New York Licensees to be Announced by Friday

The wait is nearly over. The New York Department of Health confirmed that it plans [click to continue...]

Oregon Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin Oct. 1


The third recreational cannabis state is now just months away from beginning sales. Oregon residents [click to continue...]

Nevada Dispensary Considers Lawsuit Over Delays

A dispensary in Nevada that has been hoping to open since February is considering filing [click to continue...]

WA Cannabis Shops Busted for Selling to Minors

Nineteen Washington State marijuana stores face suspensions and fines after they failed to properly check [click to continue...]

Dispensary Bill on Tap in Michigan

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Concerned with what might happen if voters legalize recreational marijuana at the ballot next year, [click to continue...]

CDC Calls for Strict Edibles Labeling, Public Education

After evaluating a fatal accident that took place last year in Denver, the Center for [click to continue...]

Israel to Sell Medical Marijuana in Pharmacies

Israel, one of the world’s leading countries on medical cannabis research, will soon be dispensing [click to continue...]

Third Minnesota Dispensary Opens Despite Low Patient Count

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Minnesota’s third medical cannabis dispensary has opened despite the low number of patients registered to [click to continue...]

Police Raid Business Owned By CA Industry Association Exec

A business run by the president of the California Cannabis Industry Association was raided and [click to continue...]

Illinois Poised to Begin Seed-to-Sale Tracking

As Illinois’ medical marijuana industry ramps up, regulatory officials are preparing to start following medical [click to continue...]

Washington State Dispensaries to Benefit From PTSD Addition

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A week after Colorado shot down an attempt to add post-traumatic stress disorder as a [click to continue...]

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