An Oregon Couple Raced to Open a Pot Shop in the Path of the Eclipse. But They’re Stuck Waiting for the OLCC.

The state agency is so far behind in inspecting cannabis shops that it’s unlikely to issue a license for the Detroit Lake shop by the Aug. 21 eclipse.

In March, Joseph and Chelsea Hopkins had a flash of inspiration.

The couple looked at news stories projecting massive crowds flooding into Oregon to be the first Americans to watch this summer’s full solar eclipse. And they realized: Those people are going to need some weed.

Source: An Oregon Couple Raced to Open a Pot Shop in the Path of the Eclipse. But They’re Stuck Waiting for the OLCC. – Willamette Week