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Oregon Brings in Nearly $9 Million in Taxes from Legal Marijuana in April

Oregon made nearly $9 million in taxes from legal marijuana sales in April. According to Oregon’s Department of Revenue, the state garnered $8,868,932 in marijuana sales taxes in April of this year. This marks an over 70% increase from April, 2017, when the state brought in a little over $5 million in marijuana taxes. Of the $8.8 …

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Oregon Legislature Passes Bill Preventing Marijuana Businesses From Retaining Customer Info

An Oregon bill requiring marijuana businesses to “destroy” customer information after a certain period of time has been passed by the state’s House and Senate. Senate Bill 863 was passed by the House of Representatives today with a 53 to 5 vote; it was passed by the Senate last month 21 to 6. It will …

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Oregon Senate Passes Measure to Ban Marijuana Outlets from Retaining Personal Information Over 48 Hours

Marijuana businesses in Oregon would be prohibited from retaining personal customer information for more than 48 hours under a bill approved by the Senate. Senate Bill 863 would prohibit marijuana retailers and medical marijuana dispensaries “from retaining identification information of consumers and registry identification cardholders for more than 48 hours after close of business on …

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Oregon Measure Preventing Marijuana Businesses from Retaining Personal Info Passes Senate Committee

An Oregon bill prohibiting marijuana retail outlets from retaining personal information for more than 48 hours has been passed by the Senate Marijuana Regulations Committee. Senate Bill 863 was filed by bipartisan coalition of 10 senators and state representatives. It “Prohibits marijuana retailers and medical marijuana dispensaries from retaining identification information of consumers and registry …

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Oregon House Committee Passes Bill to Alter Marijuana Penalties

Oregon’s Marijuana Regulation Committee has passed a measure that would make several changes to the state’s marijuana laws. Senate Bill 302 passed Oregon’s Senate earlier this week with a 21 to 8 vote, and it has now been passed by the House Marijuana Regulations Committee. It must now be approved by one more committee before …

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Oregon Bill Would Require Marijuana Businesses to Destroy Personal Info After 48 Hours

A bipartisan group of Oregon lawmakers have proposed legislation that would attempt to protect purchasers of legal marijuana from the federal government. Oregon lawmakers worried about a nationwide crackdown on legal marijuana under President Donald Trump’s administration are rushing to protect the personal information of marijuana customers in case federal agents try to seize it. …

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Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Oregon

It is now legal in Oregon for certain cannabis retail outlets to delivery to customer’s homes. Thanks to rule changes made last year, which recently took effect, cannabis deliveries are now legal among cannabis retail outlets who have received a delivery permit from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The commission has thus far granted 117 …

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Oregon Officials Recommend No Per Se DUID Standard for Marijuana

In most states a police officer must prove that a motorist is impaired (through field sobriety tests) before they can charge them with a DUID (driving under the influence of drugs) for marijuana. However, some states, such as Washington, have a per se limit for THC. This means if you have a specific amount of …

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Poll: Two Years After Legalizing Cannabis Support Skyrockets in Oregon

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In 2014 Oregon voters gave approve to Measure 91. The initiative legalized the possession and licensed cultivation of up to an ounce of cannabis for those 21 and older, as well as the personal cultivation of up to six plants. A little over two years later and not only is there no sign of buyer’s …

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