Oregon received nearly 2K rec cannabis applications last year

The agency that governs Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry was swamped with nearly 2,000 adult-use business license applications in 2016, far above the 800-1,200 it expected. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) received 1,907 total applications last year, the Portland Business Journal reported Monday. Of those applications from retailers, growers and other types of businesses, 762 have already been approved by the department to begin operating. While adult-use sales in Oregon began in October 2015, with medical retailers allowed to sell limited amounts of cannabis to recreational consumers, a transitional period to the full rec system ended last month. ... Oregon received nearly 2K rec cannabis applications last year is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs