Ore. Dispensary Sales Shrink After New Testing Standards

January 9, 2017
Business and finance Compliance News State by State: Oregon
ASTORIA — Oregon marijuana dispensaries have been reeling since October, when increased testing standards became required at certified labs. The result has been an immense backlog of extracts and edibles being delayed in distribution and dispensaries around Clatsop County have been directly impacted by the bottleneck.

“The last two months were a nightmare,” Omar Guerrero, co-owner of The Farmacy said. “We didn’t have edibles or extract because of the new lab test requirements. It delayed everything. We suffered. We had all the products then we had nothing for a little more than a month.”

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