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OVERSUPPLY OF CANNABIS CAUSES CONCERN FOR OREGON BUSINESSES

A new report from the Liquor Control Commission says the state has over half a decade's worth of excess pot.

Posted: Feb. 11, 2019 6:36 PM
Updated: Feb. 11, 2019 6:36 PM

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lows in the 30s and 40s. oregon has a massive oversupply of cannabis. kezi nine news reporter emma jerome spoke with a local grower about how the excess pot users could smoke for 6 years and still not burn through the excess weed in oregon. a new report from the liquor control commison says the state has more than half a decades' worth of extra marijuana. and one local grower i spoke t? says he's not surprised. travis mackenzie: "well we kinda knew that was going to happen because oregon is not a very populated state and has a lot of prime cannabis growing real estate" jerome: "travis mackenzie has been growing legal marijuana for over 10 years, but even wth his experience he says sacrifices will need t be made. however, he also tells me he won't be the nly one making those sacrifices." he told me he started growing medical cannabis for his wife. he says the recreational marijuana market is only a replacement for the medical one. tm: "we have a lot of medically sensitive poele who are counting on this to work. the ability to get medicine for cheaper is great, but if the medicine that works for them if the farms that grow the cannabis that works for them go out of business because of the market landscape... that's not good for patients." former osu professor, seth crawford, who is an expert on marijuana economics told ap last yea?when oregon legalized recreational marijuana they did not cap
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