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The biggest threat to farmers is not an act of nature. It is the cumulative burden of increased taxes and regulations.

No one person can face such obstacles alone. F.A.R.M.S. Inc. provides the support to weather the storm.

Legislators respond best to the people they represent. Any legislator will tell you he or she would rather hear from a constituent than anyone else. Members of the Oregon State Legislature depend on F.A.R.M.S. Inc. members like you to tell them how proposed legislation or regulations will affect the cannabis industry, your district and especially your business.

2020 Oregon Legislative Session

HB 4158

Directs State Department of Agriculture to develop Oregon Hemp Plan for establishment of Oregon Hemp Program for commercial production and sale of hemp.

HB 4072

Directs State Department of Agriculture to administer Oregon Hemp State Program for studying growth, cultivation and marketing of hemp.

HB 4051

Establishes Oregon Hemp Commission

SB 1561

Directs State Department of Agriculture to develop Oregon Hemp Plan for establishment of Oregon Hemp Program for commercial production and sale of hemp.

HB 4035

Directs Oregon Health Authority, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, State Department of Agriculture and Governor’s office to develop plan to address issues related to regulatory authority over marijuana.

Current Federal Legislative Session

S.422 – Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2019

Bill description Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2019 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures in connections with marijuana sales conducted in compliance with State...

S.179 – VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019

Bill description S.179 - VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a clinical trial of the effects of cannabis on certain health outcomes of adults with chronic pain and post-traumatic stress...

S.445 – Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act

Bill description S.445 - Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act A bill to allow veterans to use, possess, or transport medical marijuana and to discuss the use of medical marijuana with a physician of the Department of Veterans Affairs as authorized by...

S.420 – Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act

Bill description S.420 - Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products, and for other purposes.

S.597 – Marijuana Justice Act of 2019

Bill description S.597 - Marijuana Justice Act of 2019 To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for a new rule regarding the application of the Act to marijuana, and for other purposes.

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