Article by Bonnie King, Salem News
The green, green grass of home… Cannabis money is flowing like water in the State of Oregon.
In January, Medical marijuana dispensaries started collecting a 25% tax on recreational marijuana sales, and as of July 31, the Department of Revenue has processed $25.5 million in marijuana tax payments.
Everybody’s happy, right? In general, yes… but that would exclude the patients of Oregon.
The majority of Oregon’s 70,000 OMMP patients have had their worlds rocked right these last couple of months. While adults 21+ in Oregon are enjoying legal access to more cannabis products, the sick and dying citizens of Oregon are increasingly suffering at the hands of lawmakers, lobbyists and their supporters.