In a landmark move guaranteed to bring a sigh of relief to Oregon cannabis consumers anxiously awaiting recreational implementation, Governor Kate Brown just signed a bill allowing medical marijuana dispensaries to begin limited cannabis sales to adult consumers starting October 1st.
Senate Bill 460 will allow consumers over the age of 21 to legally purchase up to a quarter ounce of cannabis per day at dispensaries, as well as seeds and up to four immature plants. Sales will exclude all extracts and edibles that will still be available for medical patients.
Not only will sales be starting early, but under the temporary sales program, there will be no tax on any products until January 4th, 2016, at which point the standard 25% excise tax will kick in.
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