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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Altering Marijuana Penalties, Removing Marijuana from Controlled Substances Act

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Legislation altering Oregon’s marijuana penalties, and removing marijuana from the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, has been signed into law by Governor Kate Brown Senate Bill 302 was signed into law yesterday by Governor Kate Brown. It was passed by the Senate last month with a 21 to 8 vote, and approved by the House of …

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Four Governors Send Letter to Trump Administration Officials Urging them Respect State Marijuana Laws

Governors from four states have joined forces in sending a letter to Trump Administration officials urging them to support state marijuana laws. In the letter dated today, Governors Bill Walker (Alaska), John Hickenlooper (Colorado), Kate Brown (Oregon) and Jay Inslee (Washington) begin by asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to “engage …

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Cannabis Edibles, Extracts Now Legal for Everyone 21+ in Oregon

As of June 2nd, it’s legal for everyone 21 and older in Oregon to purchase and use cannabis edibles, topicals, tinctures and extracts. Dispensaries are now able to legally distribute such products, thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 1511 earlier this year. Under the new law, dispensaries are now able to sell cannabis edibles …

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Oregon: Legal Edible Sales for Everyone 21+ Begins Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, June 2nd, dispensaries in Oregon will be able to legally distribute cannabis-infused foods such as brownies and cookies, and cannabis extracts such as oils and tinctures, to anyone 21 and older. This is thanks to Senate Bill 1511, which also allows recreational cannabis retail outlets to sell cannabis to patients tax-free. Under the …

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Allowing Sales of Cannabis Edibles and Extracts

Oregon Governor Kate Brown yesterday signed Senate Bill 1511 into law. The measure allows dispensaries to sell cannabis-infused edibles such as brownies and cookies and cannabis extracts such as oils and tinctures to anyone 21 and older. The new law also allows recreational cannabis retail outlets to sell cannabis tax-free to registered medical cannabis patients. Before …

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Oregon: Legal Cannabis Sales Begin Tomorrow

Legal cannabis sales are set to begin in Oregon tomorrow, October 1st, making it the third state in the nation to allow such sales. Adults 21 years of age and older will be able to legally purchase up to a quarter-ounce of cannabis and up to four cannabis seedlings from certain medical cannabis dispensaries. This …

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The 300+ Outlets Allowed to Sell Recreational Cannabis Starting October 1st in Oregon

Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed into law a bill that allows medical cannabis dispensaries to sell recreational cannabis to anyone 21 and older beginning October 1st. According to Oregon’s official website, there are currently – as of this publication – 310 medical cannabis dispensaries approved to operate in the state. Oregon’s website includes a …

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Oregon Governor Signs Bill Allowing Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin October 1st

As expected, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has signed Senate Bill 460 into law, allowing recreational cannabis sales to begin on October 1st. The new law allows currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling cannabis – including seeds and immature plants – to anyone 21 and older starting October 1st. Cannabis sales won’t be taxed. …

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Oregon Senate Votes to Reject Moratorium on Industrial Hemp Cultivation

Oregon’s Senate on Monday voted to opposed a measure that would have placed a two-year moratorium on hemp production in the state. House Bill 2668 was rejected with a 13 to 17 vote. The proposal would have required the state Department of Agriculture to revoke all 13 of the hemp permits issued this year, with additional …

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Oregon Governor to Sign Bill Allowing Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin October 1st

Oregon Governor Kate Brown plans to sign into law legislation allowing recreational cannabis sales to begin October 1st, according to an anonymous source from within the governor’s office. Senate Bill 460, which was approved by the House of Representatives 40 to 19 and by the Senate 23 to 6, allows currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries …

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