New license and higher recreational purchasing limits!

Good news! After much anticipation and mountains of paperwork, we have been approved by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and will be switching over our license to a recreational marijuana dispensary on October 1st, 2016. 
Under the new license, there will be changes to the amount of cannabis products recreational users can purchase, and items that recreational users will have access to.  This change will not affect our medical patients and we will continue to serve our patients!
First off, recreational users are no longer limited to seven grams of flower (bud) per day. Instead, recreational users can purchase up to one ounce (28 grams) of marijuana.
Next is edibles. No longer will recreational users be limited to one edible per person per day. Users will be allowed to purchase up to 16 ounces of cannabis edibles in solid form and 72 ounces in liquid form. The THC content is also being lifted on edibles, allowing manufacturers to produce edibles with up to 50mg of THC per package. 
Additional categories available recreationally include Tinctures and other concentrates like RSO, kief and hash.  Tinctures are ideal for those who are uninterested in smoking or ingesting cannabis edibles yet still seek the medical benefits of THC and CBD. We will have a full range of tinctures including THC, 3:1 CBD:THC and CBD MAX!
As for those with a green thumb, fear not! Recreational consumers and growers will still be allowed to purchase up to four immature cannabis plants (clones), and up to ten seeds per day. However, households will still be limited to four plants growing out of public view.
Taxation will also be changing on October 1st! The 25% sales tax on all marijuana products will be reduced to 17% until the end of the year. Starting January 1st, 2017 the city of Hood River will collect an additional 3% tax on all cannabis products (if it passes on the November ballot), bringing the total potential taxation to 20%. Medical patients will continue to be exempt from this tax.
The Oregon marijuana industry continues to be a fun and exciting industry for all of us involved. Change is the nature of the business. As more laws and statutes roll out, it’s important to recognize and respect how far we have come in the world of cannabis.  There are a total of five states that will vote on recreational marijuana this year including California, Arizona, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. There will be an additional three states that will be voting on medical marijuana including Arkansas, Florida and North Dakota. The future is bright, and green!