Breaking news! Oregon export bill advances!

Breaking news! Oregon export bill advances!

This morning, the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee sent Oregon’s cannabis export bill (SB 582) to the floor on a bipartisan 5-2 vote. The vote brings Oregon one step closer to being the first state to lay the groundwork for the licensed interstate transfer of cannabis to other legal states.

From the Portland Business Journal:

A bill that would allow Oregon cannabis to be sold outside the state — pending federal approval — passed a legislative committee Wednesday.

Senate Bill 582 comes in response to an Oregon cannabis glut that has sent prices plummeting and raised fears that growers could turn to lucrative illegal out-of-state markets.

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