Oregon: Recreational Cannabis Sales Begin in Three Days, Here’s Where You Can Purchase it

oregonIn just three days, on October 1st, those in Oregon (resident or not) will be authorized to legally purchase cannabis at one of over 300 dispensaries throughout the state. On that day, Oregon will become the third U.S. state to allow for the legal distribution of recreational cannabis.

A full list of each the state’s medical cannabis dispensaries – which will be allowed to sell to anyone 21 and older beginning Thursday, thanks to Senate Bill 460 – can be found on Oregon’s official website at Oregon.gov/oha/mmj/, or by clicking here.

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

budAs 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.

According to the Oregon Health Authority, there are over 200 dispensaries operating throughout the state, with dozens more planning to open sometime in the near future. Each of these locations will be authorized to sell recreational cannabis once Senate Bill 460 takes effect.

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

Cannabis being sold at Pure Green, one of over 200 dispensaries that will be allowed to sell cannabis to anyone 21 and older under SB 460.
Cannabis being sold at Portland’s Pure Green, one of over 200 dispensaries that will be allowed to sell cannabis to anyone 21 and older under SB 460.

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 to begin selling cannabis to anyone 21 and older starting October 1st. Cannabis sales won’t be taxed, though only a quarter of an ounce can be purchased at a time. In addition to dried flower, dispensaries will be authorized to sell cannabis seeds and immature plants. According to the Oregon Health Authority, there are 222 dispensaries operating throughout the state, with dozens more planning to open sometime in the near future.

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Oregon House Passes Measure to Allow Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin Oct. 1st, Bill Heads to Governor

cannajarLegislation to allow legal recreational cannabis sales to begin this October 1st has been approved by Oregon’s House of Representatives with a 40 to 19 vote, just days after passing the Senate 23 to 6.

Senate Bill 460, which now goes to Governor Kate Brown, allows currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling cannabis – tax free – to anyone 21 and older starting October 1st. They would be authorized to sell dried cannabis flowers, as well as cannabis seeds and clones.

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

budlegalOregon’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 plants – to anyone 21 and older starting October 1st. Although those 21+ can possess up to an ounce of cannabis, or up to half a pound at a private residence, the new bill would only allow the purchase of up to seven grams, and dispensaries would no longer be able to distribute the plant once recreational outlets open next year.

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Oregon Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Allow Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin October 1st

jarThe Oregon Legislature’s House-Senate cannabis committee has voted to approve Senate Bill 460, a proposal to allow currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling recreational cannabis this year. This would give consumers a legal means of purchasing the plant, which becomes legal to possess and cultivate next week on July 1st, prior to outlets opening next year.

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which is tasked with licensing recreational cannabis outlets, has said that shops won’t be open until at least next summer, prompting lawmakers to propose allowing dispensaries to sell the plant for recreational purposes sooner, so to not push people to the black-market. Senate Bill 460 would allow recreational users to purchase up to a quarter of an ounce of dried cannabis a day from dispensaries. They could also buy seeds and immature plants.

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