skip to Main Content
How Oregon’s Recreational Consumers Are Adjusting to 25% Sales Tax

Oregon’s recreational marijuana consumers, at least those who opt to shop in dispensaries, seem to be taking a new state sales tax in stride, many dispensary owners say.

On Jan. 1, after a three-month tax holiday, Oregon imposed a 25 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana sales. The tax will eventually be replaced with a 17 percent state tax once the Oregon Liquor Control Commission assumes control over recreational marijuana sales later this year.

Matt Price, who owns a chain of dispensaries called Cannabliss, said some customers have shrugged off the tax. “And then,” he said, “we have people that say they would rather go back to their ‘guy,’ so to speak, and walk out.”

At Glisan Buds and Foster Buds, general manager Nathan Krytenberg took the radical step of absorbing the tax. Krytenberg is betting on his “strategic decision” to generate enough additional sales to cover the added cost. [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Your email address will not be published.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

Europe’s First Adult-Use Cannabis Market Confirmed With Luxembourg Permitting Household Cultivation And Consumption

LUXEMBOURG is to become the first European country to permit adult-use cannabis after the Government announced measures to permit households to cultivate up to four domestic plants. The announcement, earlier today, applies to to all citizens over the age of 18 with the new regulations also allowing for the sale and import of seeds. However,…

Scientists Develop Quick Test for Marijuana Use

FRIDAY, Oct. 22, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Researchers may be one step closer to developing the equivalent of a Breathalyzer for detecting marijuana use. In an early study, scientists found that their rapid test was able to reliably detect THC in people’s saliva in under 5 minutes. THC, short for tetrahydrocannabinol, is the active ingredient…

Adult Use Cannabis and The Workplace

New York Labor Law 201-D This document is intended to address some of the most common situations or questions in the workplace related to adult-use cannabis and the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”). This document does not address the medical use of cannabis. For further assistance with New York Labor Law and the MRTA, please…

NY Cannabis Board Issues New Rules Allowing People To Grow Medical Marijuana At Home

New York’s Cannabis Control Board issued regulations Thursday to allow medical marijuana users and their caregivers to grow their own supply at home. The proposal, now open to public comment for 60 days, would permit the cultivation of up to six marijuana plants in a private residence. The regulation will take effect after the commentary…

More Categories

Back To Top
×Close search
Search