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Oregon Hashish: What’s My Partial Marijuana Dispensary Possession Curiosity Value? (Half 2)

Oregon Cannabis: What is My Partial Marijuana Dispensary Ownership Interest Worth? (Part 2)

A few weeks ago, I wrote about issues with valuing partial ownership interests in a marijuana dispensary. (Of course, these also apply to other companies). This post focused on how the entity choice chosen at formation can affect later value determinations. By and large, valuation problems can arise when a majority owner tries to buy … Read more

Federal Decide Says Oregon Should Supply Inmates COVID-19 Vaccines

Federal Judge Says Oregon Must Offer Inmates COVID-19 Vaccines

Oregon says it will begin delivering vaccines to inmates in the coming weeks. A federal judge has ordered the Oregon Department of Corrections to immediately offer inmates COVID-19 vaccines. Oregon Public Broadcasting said US Magistrate Stacie Beckerman issued an injunction to the group of state inmates behind the lawsuit. While detainees have asked for more … Read more

Oregon Lawyer Calls for Inmates Obtain Coronavirus Vaccinations

Oregon Attorney Demands Inmates Receive Coronavirus Vaccinations

A group of Oregon inmates who filed a class action lawsuit against the State Department of Corrections in April are now demanding that they and their fellow inmates be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. Juan Chavez, an attorney representing the class, told KOIN 6 News that Oregon’s inability – or unwillingness – to vaccinate inmates … Read more

Oregon Hashish 2021: Legislative Forecast and Report

Oregon Cannabis 2021: Legislative Forecast and Report

The Oregon legislative session kicked off in earnest last week, with 28 proposed cannabis bills crowding the docket. In this post, I will run down the list and offer brief comments on each offering, as I do every year. Before diving in, though, some context will be useful. First, the Oregon legislature is somewhat dysfunctional. … Read more

Oregon Hashish: What’s My Partial Marijuana Dispensary Possession Curiosity Value?

Oregon Cannabis: What is My Partial Marijuana Dispensary Ownership Interest Worth?

A few months ago, my colleague Vince Sliwoski wrote Oregon Cannabis Dispensary Sales: What We See About the Assessment, which focused on the secondary market for cannabis licenses and businesses. Vince explained that the retail market, which is the buying and selling of pharmacies, is still mostly done at multiples of sales. But what’s a … Read more

Oregon Hashish: State of the State

Oregon Cannabis: State of the State

Here we are in late 2020 (thank goodness!), Which means it’s time for the fifth annual state of the state post on Oregon cannabis. 2020 was a notable year for the Oregon cannabis industry, largely due to COVID and its impact, including record sales on the THC side. But there have also been important regulatory … Read more

Supreme Court docket Silence Heralds Transgender Rights Win in Oregon

Supreme Court Silence Heralds Transgender Rights Win in Oregon

The Supreme Court’s decision not to appeal means Oregon’s No. 2 Dallas School District can continue to accept transgender students. The US Supreme Court has denied a lawsuit against the policy of an Oregon public school that allows transgender children to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. According to Reuters, the … Read more