Pot growers win another round in fight against ban in southern Oregon
The Associated Press
The Oregon Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal by administrators of a prime marijuana-growing county who had been foiled in their attempt to restrict commercial pot production.
The court dismissed the Josephine County commissioners` appeal Wednesday.
The county commission in December tried to ban commercial pot farming on smaller rural residential lots and to drastically reduce larger grow sites.
The state Land Use Board of Appeals put those restrictions on hold, saying the county failed to properly notify landowners. It was that ruling that led the county commission....
Oregon Brings in Nearly $9 Million in Taxes from Legal Marijuana in April
According to Oregons Department of Revenue, the state garnered $8,868,932 in marijuana sales taxes in April of this year. This marks an over 70 percent increase from April, 2017, when the state brought in a little over $5 million in marijuana taxes.
Of the $8.8 million in taxes garnered in April, the vast majority $7.6 million came from Oregons 17 percent state tax on marijuana. The remaining $1.2 million came from local taxes, which can be up to 3 percent.
Based in the new figures for April, Oregon is on tract to garner around $100 million in marijuana taxes for 2018, ....
Oregon marijuana prices plummet due to massive oversupply
Oregons marijuana consumers are currently enjoying historically low prices, but the future of the states small businesses have become uncertain.
The states marijuana prices have fallen dramatically as the legal market has produced a considerable surplus of products, reports CBS News.
A study by the states Office of Economic Analysis found that the average price of a gram fell by more than 50 percent in the past year, from $14 in 2015 to $7 in 2017. Oregon currently carries nearly 1 million pounds of marijuana to serve over 4 million people.
Data from the Oregon Liquor Co....
Oregon to pause accepting marijuana license applications
FILE - In this May 25, 2016, file photo, Oregon Liquor Control Commission member Marvin Revoal, left, moves an artificial marijuana plant during a hearing at the OLCC in Portland, Ore. Faced with a backlog of applications for recreational marijuana licenses, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission says it will set aside any applications received after June 15, 2018, until the pileup is cleared. (image:Andrew Selsky, File/Associated Press)
Faced with a backlog of applications for recreational marijuana licenses, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission says it will set aside any applications received after June 15 until the pileup is cleared.
The commission says it has issued almost 1,900 recreational marijuana licenses since April 2016 as well as almost 29,000 marijuana worker permits.
The agency says the pace of application submissions has not eased, causing the review process to lengthen.
To power through the backlog, the agency says it will temporarily shift employees to focus on renewals and applications ....
Week in Review: Ohio cannabis real estate woes, Missouri ballot measures & Oregon legal jitters
Bart Schaneman, Jeff Smith and John Schroyer
Ohio medical marijuana companies spend thousands on real estate while awaiting licenses, Missouri MMJ businesses eye ballot measures that would prove most business-friendly, and Oregons top federal prosecutor calls out the states excess cannabis output.
Heres a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry over the past week.
Waiting for Godot
No business relishes bleeding cash even before it can open.
But thats the situation for some medical marijuana dispensary applicants in Ohio that are spending thousands of dollars on real estate for their poten....
Feds will target marijuana black market, overproduction in Oregon
Federal prosecutors will target the illicit marijuana market, organized crime, outlaw grows and operations that ``pose a substantial risk of violence`` under new guidelines for cannabis enforcement in Oregon made public Friday.
Billy Williams, the U.S. attorney for Oregon, issued the guidelines in response to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions` decision earlier this year to scrap an Obama-era policy that largely tolerated marijuana in states where the drug is legal.
The memo represents the first marijuana policy announcement by a U.S. attorney in a state that`s home to a....
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