Published: Mar 18, 2016, 9:37 am SALEM, Ore. — Oregon officials say they’ve collected about $3.5 million in taxes from recreational marijuana sales in January. The 25 percent tax on recreational pot sales began at the start of 2016 and the state began collecting the taxes from dispensaries last month.
Original Source : Marjiuana.com By Monterey Budon February 24, 2016Marijuana News Oregon lawmakers spent Tuesday afternoon in a joint committee meeting germinating the seeds of greater access by passing SB 1511, pushing the bill forward that would permit recreational pot shops to sell tax-free medical marijuana to the state’s many
A proposal that would allow recreational marijuana stores to sell tax-free medical marijuana to patients sailed through a joint legislative committee Tuesday. Senate Bill 1511 now heads to the Senate for a vote. The bill would allow businesses with recreational licenses to produce, process and sell medical marijuana products. The proposed legislation is one of several marijuana-related bills moving through the Legislature during its 35-day session. – Read the entire article at Oregon Live.
Next week is setting up to be an action-packed showdown for some would-be progressive marijuana legislation in the Beaver State. With the bizarre standoff at the National Wildlife Refuge finally resolved, Oregon’s power brokers will be turning their attention to some slightly more lucrative matters – like overhauling Oregon’s current marijuana laws. According to the Capital […]
Check out the video from ABC’s “What would you Do?” to see the public’s reaction to “teens” trying to buy weed in Portland.
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