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Florida Lawmakers Ask Oregon for Marijuana Advice

With the possibility that Floridians could be asked next year to legalize recreational marijuana, a House panel and Florida lawmakers on Tuesday turned to Oregon to learn more about the economic, environmental and health impacts the state has faced since authorizing adult pot use four years ago. Chris Gibson, the executive director of the Oregon-Idaho […]

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Curaleaf Launches Veterans Cannabis Project in Oregon

Customers can now purchase custom Veterans Cannabis Project pre-rolls to support veterans’ access to cannabis PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Curaleaf, a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, launched its initiative with the Veterans Cannabis Project (VCP), an organization that advocates for legal and supported access of medical cannabis for […]

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U.S. Cannabis Projected Worth $22.7 Billion by 2023

“All recreational cannabis product segments are estimated to grow at least 113% through 2023, some segments as much as 225%.” In their recent report, Brightfield Group, a leading market intelligence firm for the legal CBD and cannabis industries, uncovered a number of growing trends across the United States for cannabis. With more states moving to […]

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Oregon Landlords Banned from Denying Housing to Those with Cannabis Convictions

Oregon’s lawmakers passed a housing bill that prevents landlords from discriminating against tenants over cannabis. Late last week, the state legislature approved SB 970, which bans landlords from denying housing to renters with prior, minor cannabis convictions. The bill also bans landlords from denying housing or evicting medical marijuana patients who comply with state laws. […]

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Oregon May Export Weed to Other States

Cannabis could take the next step toward joining pinot noir and craft beer on Oregon’s famous export list, under a proposal likely to go before state lawmakers in the new year. The Statesman Journal reports that the Craft Cannabis Alliance, a business association led by founder and executive director Adam Smith, is working with legislators […]

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U.S. Attorney Billy Williams Targets Oregon Marijuana Overproduction

U.S. Attorney Billy Williams said the state of Oregon has a “significant overproduction” problem and that he would prioritize enforcement of overproduction, interstate trafficking, organized crime and cases involving underage marijuana use and environmental damage from illicit pot farms. The comments, which echoed those he made earlier this year, were included in a memo that […]

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