OREGON: Oregon liquor control officials on Wednesday presented a plan for allowing retailers to sell both medical and recreational marijuana — and it seemed to win support from key legislators.
Under the proposal, medical marijuana growers willing to accept strict regulatory controls would be able to sell to retailers serving both medical and recreational marijuana users.
However, there still does not appear to be any consensus on when retail sales of recreational marijuana will actually start.
Rob Patridge, chairman of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, told legislators Wednesday that the state could run afoul of federal officials if they try to start sales before a strict “seed to sale” tracking system is in place. That will take until the last half of 2016, he said.