Oregon’s cannabis industry is in crisis; the craft cannabis alliance has a solution: let other states buy our weed
Oregon Flower : Cannabis visited by a Praying Mantis
Smith’s plan starts in the Oregon Senate.
“All we need to get the ball rolling is a bill that gives permission for the OLCC to allow legal exports between Oregon and other legal states,” Smith says … “This time last year, I was getting $1,800 to $2,200 per pound for my flower,” says James Schwartz, owner of Cascade High farm. “Right now, I can get $500 to $800 per pound on average. Last year, I had 15 employees, and now I can only afford four. Most of us are on the verge of going out of business—we can’t afford to wait another five years.”
Original Article (Willamette Week):
Oregon’s Cannabis Industry Is In Crisis. The Craft Cannabis Alliance Has a Solution: Let Other States Buy Our Weed.
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