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As the legal marijuana industry grows, so does business

With the expansion of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, and the possibility of legalization in Oregon with the November ballot, new businesses have started to emerge in order to supply the new demand.

New Economy Consulting is one of these businesses.

Geoff Sugerman and University of Orgon alumni Sam Chapman created the consulting company after they worked to lobby for House Bill 3460 in 2013.

“We knew if 3460 passed there would be a great demand for consulting,” Chapman said.

New Economy Consulting works primarily as a consulting company for individuals wanting to open medical marijuana dispensaries. Chapman and Sugerman’s prior knowledge of HB 3460 – a house bill implemented in March 2014 which regulated the sale of medical marijuana within the state – gives the company a “competitive advantage,” Chapman said. [Read More]

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