skip to Main Content
Oregonians Getting Ready For Full Legalization: Questions Leading Into Oct. 1
In less than two weeks, Oregonians — and any one else 21 and older — will be able to walk into a marijuana shop and buy pot, the latest milestone in the state’s long history with the drug.

Though the Oregon Liquor Control Commission doesn’t plan to launch a regulated recreational market until late next year, the Legislature authorized medical marijuana dispensaries to sell to the recreational market starting Oct. 1. Until now, dispensaries served only medical marijuana patients and their caregivers. Starting next month, they will be able to sell to anyone with a government-issued ID that shows they are 21.

Here are some of the most common questions about Oregon’s early sales program, which will be overseen by the Oregon Health Authority, the agency that regulates medical marijuana dispensaries. [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Your email address will not be published.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

New York State marijuana opt-out tracker

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – While some municipalities have decided to opt-out of adult-use marijuana dispensaries and/or on-site consumption lounges in their jurisdiction. Failure to comply before the cutoff date will automatically enter a municipality into the retail market. The Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act enacted in March allows municipalities this option until December 31. However, failure…

Ahead of Emerald Cup Harvest Ball, cannabis growers raise alarm over taxes, regulations

About 30,000 cannabis enthusiasts are expected to trek through the Sonoma County Fairgrounds next weekend for the revamped Emerald Cup Harvest Ball, a celebration all about the plant that has been a social, regulatory and business fixture for decades in Northern California. Those pot lovers will learn about new, innovative weed strains, while some of…

State board decides against warning labels on cannabis products

The Vermont Cannabis Control Board has decided not to recommend specific warning labels on the health effects of cannabis products, and James Pepper, the board chair, explained to VTDigger how the board made the decision. The Vermont Medical Society urged the board and the Legislature this week to require warnings that cannabis and its main…

Groups From 56 Countries Ask UN To Ensure Secretive ‘Cannabis Initiative’ Is Open To Public Scrutiny

ONE year on from the formal recognition of the potential for cannabis as a medicine almost 200 global advocacy and civil society groups are backing for calls for greater transparency over emerging new cannabis guidelines. On December 2, last year the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) rescheduled cannabis recognising its medical properties for…

More Categories

Back To Top
×Close search
Search