Oregon Pot Edibles Market Grows, Adding Tax Revenue

Manufacturers of marijuana infused chocolate bars and gummy bears are ramping up production after an encouraging start to sales for recreational use.

The Oregon Legislative Revenue office expects a 10 to 15 percent increase in collected taxes for June recreational sales, following the rollout of edibles to recreational markets on June 2.

The trend is expected to continue for at least the next few months. The estimate is based on preliminary reports from the industry, and trends seen in Washington and Colorado, following their influx of cannabis-infused products.

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