Bill to allow interstate marijuana shipping passes through Oregon Senate, HousePosted by On

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Senate and House have passed a bill allowing interstate marijuana shipping should it become federally allowable.

Senate Bill 582 aims to give Oregon a head-start on shipping marijuana between individual states if the Department of Justice ever decides to tolerate such actions. As of right now, it remains federally prohibited.

The legislation also allows different states and jurisdictions to coordinate with processing, sales, and enforcement—should the Governor of Oregon deem it necessary to enter into any such agreements.

According to the bill’s text, it only applies to agreements made between states where such marijuana transactions are explicitly authorized.

Items delivered to Oregon must be tested, packaged and labeled in compliance with current state law.

One revenue impact statement made in connection with SB 582 indicates that the possibility of…

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