Tag Archives: Cannabis

Credit union was ready to return cannabis cash

Maps Credit Union prepared to return funds held in accounts by marijuana businesses in Oregon after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo in January, a credit union executive stated Monday. “If we think our members might need more cash than normal, we would prepare by ordering more cash supplies from our account […]
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Oregon cannabis industry leader: State market solid, but enforcement could tighten

Please contact the State Library for access to this premium story from the Portland Business Journal. library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800. An Oregon cannabis industry leader left a Friday “summit” called by U.S. Attorney Billy Williams believing the chief federal law enforcement official in the state “does not appear to be inclined to shut down the regulated […]
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How Is Oregon Handling Its Cannabis Surplus?

A spike in production has lawmakers worrying. How is Oregon handling its cannabis surplus? An overgrowth of weed has lawmakers and spectators alike wondering: how is Oregon handling its cannabis surplus? The state is currently producing more weed than the legal market can handle. And the surplus in cannabis production has become a sticky issue […]
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Williams seeks more info on Oregon black market marijuana

U.S. Attorney Billy Williams Friday convened a closed-door ‘marijuana summit’ of elected officials, law enforcement and other stakeholders. Standing before a group of government officials, cops, and representatives of public health, banking, tribes, and the cannabis industry on Friday, Oregon’s lead federal prosecutor renewed his call for more information about the state’s illegal marijuana market. […]
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On the Scene, Part II: Cannabis industry faces new regulatory pressures

Cannabis industry businesses weigh next steps in a new regulatory environment. Entrepreneurs who attended the annual Cannabis Collaborative Conference this Wednesday discussed survival tactics under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has ramped up regulation of the nascent industry. Members also learned they need to do a better job keeping product away from minors. Source: Oregon […]
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OLCC triples penalties for underage marijuana sales

The state on Thursday announced it will temporarily increase penalties for those who unintentionally sell marijuana to minors. Source: OLCC triples penalties for underage marijuana sales | OregonLive.com

Oregon triples penalties for underage marijuana sales 

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced Thursday that it was temporarily increasing penalties for pot shops that sell marijuana to minors. Source: Oregon triples penalties for underage marijuana sales | Local | Eugene, Oregon

On the Scene: Cannabis industry tackles oversupply with creative marketing

Differentiate or die. Retailers and growers heard that message loud and clear at the 2018 Cannabis Collaborative Conference, held yesteray at the Portland Expo Center. Source: Oregon Business – On the Scene: Cannabis industry tackles oversupply with creative marketing

On the Scene, Part II: Cannabis industry faces new regulatory pressures

Entrepreneurs who attended the annual Cannabis Collaborative Conference this Wednesday discussed survival tactics under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has ramped up regulation of the nascent industry. Members also learned they need to do a better job keeping product away from minors Source: Oregon Business – On the Scene, Part II: Cannabis industry faces new […]
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Deschutes County addresses agriculture rules around cannabis

In Deschutes County, cannabis has been a source of division between growers and long-time landowners in rural parts of the county, prompting contentious public hearings and anger on both sides. But for the Oregon Department of Agriculture, it’s mostly just another crop. Source: Deschutes County addresses agriculture rules around cannabis