skip to Main Content
Oregon’s Marijuana-Infused Edibles May be Delayed Until 2017

Oregon’s regulated recreational marijuana industry is expected to roll out sometime next year, but you may not see cannabis-infused edibles for sale until early 2017.

Citing the complexity of regulating edibles, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission this month asked the Oregon Legislature for authority to delay the licensing of edible manufacturers. Lawmakers have not taken action on the liquor commission’s request.

The agency asked the Oregon Health Authority to convene a panel of public health and medical experts to examine the issue of serving sizes for the recreational market. Colorado and Washington established a recommended serving as 10 milligrams of THC for edible products, but Oregon officials want more information before settling on a dose.

“There is little conclusive scientific evidence to support this number,” liquor control commission staff wrote in testimony submitted to the legislative committee looking at issues related to the state’s marijuana law. [Read more at the Portland Oregonian]

This Post Has 0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Stories

Trulieve CEO speaks on growth via M&A, federal pot reform

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S.′ expanding legal marijuana market is helping drive strong sales and profit growth for multistate operators like Trulieve Cannabis Corp. The Quincy, Florida-based company sells cannabis products in 11 states from Arizona to Pennsylvania. It reported $408.9 million in revenue in the first half of this year, an 89% jump…

5 Wellness Opportunities for Cannabis Businesses

A new research report from New Frontier Data, Cannabis and Wellness, a New Consumer Paradigm, challenges the existing framework of the cannabis market and expands it from a two-segment medical and adult-use (recreational) market to a three-segment market. In keeping with changing consumer perceptions and lessening social stigmas related to cannabis across age groups, the…

Cannabis Telehealth Company Catches On in Germany

In a sign that Europe’s cannabis market is gaining traction, the Frankfurt-based operator of a website that pairs patients with marijuana-prescribing doctors has closed a seed funding round while adding one of the industry’s biggest-name executives to its board. The Bloomwell Group, a holding company for the marijuana telemedicine platform Algea Care, obtained more than…

New Mexico explores public financing for cannabis businesses

Small-scale marijuana businesses in New Mexico would receive access to publicly financed loans of up to $250,000 in an effort to promote social and economic fairness, under a proposal unveiled Thursday. The New Mexico Finance Authority suggested a $5 million line of credit to licensed cannabis microbusinesses, seeking preliminary approval from a panel of state…

More Categories

Back To Top
×Close search
Search