An Oregon Senate committee will hold a Thursday hearing on legislation to allow the social consumption of marijuana at licensed lounges and events. If enacted, the bill would also let cannabis producers lead public tours of their facilities.
Oregonians voted in 2014 to legalize marijuana, but the existing law’s prohibition of public use and lack of spaces for consumption have been a missing piece of the legal cannabis puzzle for advocates. A political action group called the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) is pushing to make those changes this year.
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