News and Events
There’s a whole world of activities and initiatives revolving around craft cannabis. Keep up to date with all the latest news, trends and events.
Year-to-date sales in Oregon have reached $922.9 million, growing by 38 percent compared to the same period in 2019.
In some of the more rural corners of Oregon’s hemp market, like the state’s southwestern counties, hemp cultivation has boomed over the last few years. So, too, have questions about who is drawing water from where. Last year, the state had licensed 1,678 hemp...read more
A proposal pending in the Oregon Legislative Assembly would limit title insurers’ potential grounds for refusing to insure certain real property transactions involving cannabis. Specifically, HB 2806, presented by Reps. David Brock Smith and Gary Leif, would prohibit...read more
Cannabis jobs grew 4% in Oregon in 2020, a rough year for employment generally but a landmark year for the industry as it topped $1 billion in sales for the first time. Still, other states moved past Oregon on the cannabis employment leaderboard as legalization...read more
State senators say they want to keep Idaho "clean." The Idaho Senate has passed a resolution that bans the production, sale, and possession of cannabis in the state. The decision is in sharp contrast to what lawmakers and voters are doing in other states. If passed by...read more
A bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices, advocates said. “This is the year we are talking about equity,” Del. Jazz Lewis, D-Prince George’s, sponsor of the...read more
The North Dakota House on Tuesday approved a bill to legalize marijuana—a measure that’s being sponsored by a Republican lawmaker who is opposed to the policy change but prefers the legislature sets the rules rather than leave it up to activists via a ballot measure....read more
The head of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) told Congress this week that the federal agency would “prefer” for state-legal marijuana businesses to be able to pay taxes electronically, as the current largely cash-based system under federal cannabis prohibition is...read more
The aim of the study was to show whether or not cannabis incidents in car accidents were different in states with legal cannabis. A new study reveals that there is no clear link between cannabis use detected in crash victims and cannabis legalization patterns. The...read more
The Cannabis Regulators Association, a recently formed but potentially influential marijuana industry group, welcomed an overseer of the country’s biggest MJ market into its fold while pushing Congress on six key reform demands. California’s Advocates of Cannabis...read more
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