End of Year Reminders for OLCC Recreational Marijuana Licensees

On December 28, 2016 the OLCC sent a newsletter to their mailing list outlining some important changes happening in the beginning of 2017 for Cannabis businesses.  For your convenience we’ve copied the contents of the newsletter below. “EARLY START” RECREATIONAL SALES ENDING Affects OHA dispensaries transitioning to OLCC retail The sale of recreational marijuana products at Oregon Health Authority (OHA) …

A Message from OLCC – Switching from Medical Marijuana Dispensary to OLCC Retail?

Switching From Medical Marijuana Dispensary to OLCC Retail? Tax Rate Changes, New Tax Filing Process Are Coming This information has been provided to the OLCC from the Department of Revenue for distribution to OLCC Recreational Marijuana Program GovDelivery subscribers. The Department of Revenue wants to help the marijuana industry understand the changes in the tax collection process if they convert …

NPR: Cannabis Growers Seek Blue Ribbons For Their Buds At Oregon’s State Fair

“Whether you’re in Maine or Michigan, state fairs have their own smell — a mix of hot oil from the curly fries, and that unmistakable livestock tent. One exhibit at this summer’s Oregon State Fair, though, has a particularly distinctive funk. It’s the one introducing a new crop: marijuana.” -All Things Considered,  NPR Read The Full Story HERE

First-ever Oregon marijuana growers’ fair opens in Salem

SALEM — People flocked to Oregon’s first-ever marijuana growers’ fair on Saturday where a competition for best pot plants was being held, with the winners to be displayed at the Oregon State Fair… See the full article from The Register Gaurd and read about winners HERE!

OCBC and CCC Make History With First Ever Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair

OCBC and CCC came together to host a history making event this past weekend in Salem bringing hundreds of growers, cannabis enthusiasts and live plants for the first ever Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair. “The Guru of Ganja” and well known Cannabis Advocate Ed Rosenthal along with some of Oregon’s most experienced growers judged a vegetative cannabis plant competition with over …

Lawmakers call on Congress to reform marijuana banking

“The National Conference of State Legislatures on Wednesday passed a resolution urging Congress to enact laws that give legal marijuana businesses access to financial services. The resolution, passed at the organization’s annual conference, was spearheaded by a bipartisan group of Oregon legislators: Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, D-Portland, Senate Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli, R-John Day, and Rep. Ann Lininger, D-Lake …

Oregon Cannabis Growers Fair Gains Some Publicity

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