Proposed Marijuana Rules For Oregon Set Licensing Fees, Grower Limits

OREGON: Marijuana growers producing for the recreational market would be required to pay $3,750 or $5,750 a year to maintain a state license under draft rules issued Friday.

Others, such as marijuana wholesalers, processors and retailers, would pay $4,750 annually for a state license.

The fees, which marijuana industry representatives say are excessive, are spelled out in the latest draft of temporary rules issued Friday by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

Revenue generated from annual fees will, in turn, fund Oregon’s oversight of the recreational marijuana industry.

More Than 450 Medical Pot Shops File To Renew Taxes In Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA:  More than 450 medical marijuana dispensaries have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year — more than three times as many as are allowed to stay open under Proposition D.

The new numbers won’t settle the debate over exactly how many medical marijuana dispensaries are now operating in Los Angeles. Additional pot shops may be open but have fallen delinquent on their taxes. Some may have never registered to pay taxes.

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