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Oregon has Garnered Over $54 Million in Cannabis Taxes in 2016

In its first year of legal cannabis sales, Oregon has so far garnered over $54 million in taxes. In total the state has garnered $54,506,832 in taxes from cannabis sales as of November 30th; this is according to data released by the state’s Department of Revenue.. Although this number is impressive, it’s expected to be …

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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 Opens Application Process for Legal Cannabis Industry

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One year and two months after Oregon voters gave approval to Measure 91, legalizing recreational cannabis, the state’s Liquor Control Commission announced today that they’ve opened up the online application system for those wanting to participate in the legal cannabis industry. Those applying for a license include those wanting to operate a cannabis retail outlet, …

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Recreational Cannabis Sales Begin in Less Than 5 Weeks in Oregon

In 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 …

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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 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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Oregon Governor Signs Cannabis Reform Bill

Governor Kate Brown has signed House Bill 3400 into law, a comprehensive measure to implement Measure 91, in addition to reforming the state’s cannabis laws by removing most felony charges and allowing for expungements In addition to addressing the implementation of Measure 91, which legalized cannabis possess and cultivation on July 1st (with retail outlets …

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Oregon Cannabis Legalization Law Takes Effect, Sales Could Began by the Fall

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By Paul Armentano PORTLAND, OR — Legislation took effect at midnight Wednesday permitting adults to possess and cultivate marijuana for personal use. Fifty-six percent of state voters approved Measure 91 in November, which allows those over the age of 21 to legally possess up to one ounce of cannabis and/or to engage in the non-commercial …

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Recreational Cannabis Now Legal in Oregon, Unlimited Hemp Cultivation Now Legal in Connecticut

With the clocks striking midnight, July 1st is now upon us and laws legalizing cannabis and hemp have taken effect in Oregon and Connecticut. In Oregon, it is now entirely legal for anyone 21 and older to possess up to half a pound of cannabis at a private residence, or up to an ounce of …

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Legislation to Allow Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin October 1st Passes Oregon Senate

Oregon’s full Senate has voted 23 to 6 to pass Senate Bill 460, a measure that would allow recreational cannabis sales to begin this October. The measure was passed on the eve of legalization taking effect. Senate Bill 460 would allow currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling cannabis – including seeds and immature …

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