Tag Archives: Marijuana Industry

Colorado to Sessions: Pot industry working and can be better

Colorado’s legal marijuana industry is working – and can work better with federal collaboration, the state’s governor and Republican attorney general told U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a letter Thursday. Gov. John Hickenlooper and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman urged Sessions to collaborate with recreational pot states on law enforcement and on providing the industry […]
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Oregon’s Employment Transition to Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries

One of the evolving changes in Oregon’s legal marijuana industry is the shift to retail dispensaries. As of January 1, 2017 sales are allowed at licensed recreational retailers. Currently, recreational dispensaries may sell cannabis to both recreational and medical customers, with only recreational customers subject to taxes. Now medical-only dispensaries are only allowed to sell […]
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Editorial: State and nation need to make changes on pot

There are at least two issues about marijuana that should win agreement from everybody: • Legal marijuana businesses need access to banking services. .• Proper scientific research is needed to determine how marijuana can be effective as a medicine. Source: Editorial: State and nation need to make changes on pot;

Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown

Tracking legal weed from the fields and greenhouses where it’s grown to the shops where it’s sold is their main protective measure so far. Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. […]
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Oregon Marijuana Dispensaries Anticipate Sales Spike Ahead Of Total Eclipse

People are loading up on more than special glasses and camera equipment for the upcoming total eclipse Aug. 21. Many marijuana shops in Oregon are reporting a spike in sales. Source: Oregon Marijuana Dispensaries Anticipate Sales Spike Ahead Of Total Eclipse . News | OPB

Oregon’s growing marijuana problem — Opinion

Oregon’s marijuana law has created questions that have landed in the laps of the Legislature and the courts, which will be sorting through them until further notice. When Oregon voters approved an initiative to make marijuana legal under state law — but not federal law — they should have expected it to create as many […]
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Many banks won’t have anything to do with legal pot business

Dispensary operators in the 29 states where the drug is legal often find themselves nervously handling obscene amounts of cash. Billions of dollars are expected to flow through California’s legitimate marijuana industry next year when recreational pot becomes legal, but most of those businesses won’t be able to use banks. Source: Capital Press

Oregon’s marijuana industry raises land use tensions

As Oregon’s marijuana industry emerges from the shadows and the crop is cultivated on farmland, it’s raised questions about the “right to farm” and other land use issues. Source: Capital Press

Oregon Legislation Prohibits Cannabis Stores from Collecting, Retaining Customer Data

Fear that the federal government may crack down on legalized marijuana has forced cannabis stores to rid themselves of any data that could be used to identify customers. Under Senate Bill 863, the state now prohibits pot stores from recording, retaining or transferring any customer information. Source: Oregon Legislation Prohibits Cannabis Stores from Collecting, Retaining […]
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Your tracks are covered at pot stores

Fear that the federal government may crack down on legalized marijuana has forced cannabis stores to rid themselves of any data that could be used to identify customers. Under Senate Bill 863, the state now prohibits pot stores from recording, retaining or transferring any customer information. Source: Your tracks are covered at pot stores – News – […]
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