Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales Begin in Oregon in Two Weeks

potIn just two weeks, legal recreational cannabis sales will begin in Oregon. Oregon will follow Colorado and Washington, which already allow such sales.

On Thursday, October 1st, Senate Bill 460signed into law by Governor Kate Riley in July will take effect, allowing each of the state’s 300+ medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling cannabis to anyone 21 and older, regardless of whether or not they’re a patient or resident of Oregon.

You can find a list of each of every approved medical cannabis dispensary in Oregon, including address and contact information for most of them, on the state’s official website by clicking here.

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Recreational Cannabis Sales Begin in Less Than 5 Weeks in Oregon

1348595411-blue_dream_from_seven_starsIn less than 5 weeks, on October 1st, Oregon will become the the 3rd state in the U.S. to allow recreational cannabis to be legally sold to those 21 and older, following Colorado and Washington.

On July 1st, thanks to last year’s passage of Measure 91, the possession and personal cultivation of cannabis became legal for those 21 and older. Cannabis retail outlets, licensed and regulated by the state, were also legalized, though they aren’t expected to open until sometime next year. However, Governor Kate Riley in July signed a law allowing recreational cannabis to be sold in the over 300 medical cannabis dispensaries approved to operate in the state, beginning October 1st.

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