Oregon’s Marijuana Sales Continue To Soar During Pandemic

Sales of recreational cannabis have broken $100 million for three months in a row in Oregon as the state continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which oversees marijuana sales, sales have been up...

Opinion: Opportunities lost amid OLCC’s cannabis license backlog

When Oregon voters legalized recreational cannabis in 2014, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission was given the responsibility for the licensing and regulation of cannabis businesses. Unlike other states, Oregon was meant to have a non-competitive licensing system with...

Governor Kate Brown today received recommendations from the Vaping Public Health Work Group to address the epidemic of vaping-related illness and youth vaping in Oregon. According to the Oregon Health Authority, youth e-cigarette use jumped 80 percent between 2017 and...
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