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Wildfires pose a major concern for Oregon’s cannabis business owners

Wildfires pose a major concern for Oregon's cannabis business owners

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 18, 2020

Camouflaged in a cloak of smoke, thousands of evacuees recently abandoned their homes in Oregon. Wild fires have continuously ravaged the state's naturally abundant landscape since the Oregon Department of Forestry announced that fire season had ignited on July 5. As a result, Oregon’s cannabis ind...

Average cannabis sales are significantly higher on the Oregon-Idaho border

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 5, 2020

Based on recent data published by the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis (OEA), cannabis sales along Oregon’s border with Idaho are better than they've ever been. Experts anticipated the sales boom, since the cannabis plant is still illegal in Idaho. "In things you cannot make up, Oregon sales per ...

Oregon cannabis regulators could be gaining authorization to reject cultivation licenses

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) may soon be allowed to deny the state's cannabis cultivation businesses the necessary licenses to conduct operations. Regulators are pushing for this new rule, which would be effective dependent on supply and demand. Oregon – a Democratic-leaning state – is ch...

Oregon regulators announce changes to the state’s medical cannabis program

Oregon regulators announce changes to the state’s medical cannabis program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019

It’s a new year and for medical cannabis patients in Oregon, it’s an entirely new opportunity to medicate naturally. How? Because on December 28, rules approved by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission went into full effect. Those rules, of which were drafted by state regulators, permit patient...

Oregon ‘to pause’ acceptance of cannabis applications

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has been inundated with applications for recreational cannabis licenses. An influx of cannabis applications in Oregon, if submitted after June 15, has been paused by the commission. When the backlog is cleared, applications will reopen.   Licensing st...

Pesticide testing now mandatory for all Oregon cannabis

Pesticide testing now mandatory for all Oregon cannabis

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 3, 2017

Oregon’s social cannabis program released an announcement on Wednesday which declared every batch of licensed cannabis in the market must be tested for pesticides. Last fall, Oregon-based cannabis businesses experienced delays in lab testing caused by a lack of accredited labs which could serve di...

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