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One Week from Today Cannabis Will be Legal in Oregon

One week from today, on July 1st, recreational cannabis will become legal for those 21 and older in Oregon, thanks to the voter-approved initiative Measure 91. Beginning midnight on July 1st, those 21 and older will be allowed to possess up to eight ounces of cannabis at a private residence, or up to an ounce …

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In 5 Weeks, the Most Progressive Cannabis Possession Law in the World Will take Effect

In just five weeks, on Wednesday, July 1st, the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis will become legal in Oregon. The new law, which allows everyone 21 and older to possess up to half a pound of cannabis at a private residence (an ounce in public), will be the most progressive in the world in …

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Oregon: Cannabis Possession and Cultivation Becomes Legal on July 1st

In a little over 50 days, on July 1st, the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis will officially become legal for those 21 and older in the State of Oregon. Specifically, those 21 and older, beginning July 1st, will be legally authorized to possess up to eight ounces of cannabis (half a pound), and cultivate …

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Study: Oregonians to Purchase 1.3 Million Ounces of Cannabis in First Year of Legalization

A new study conducted by ECONorthwest has found that the market for legalized cannabis in Oregon is quite large, and would garner tens of millions of dollars in taxes for the state in the first year. The study, which was commissioned by New Approach Oregon, the group behind an initiative to legalize cannabis which was …

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