When the state recently tightened rules for testing marijuana for pesticide residues, little did anyone know that it would nearly kill the market for pot. Or nearly so.
Not being able to get their product tested fast enough, recreational marijuana stores are getting far less product from growers and wholesalers, and are having to jack up their prices just to save their businesses. Many are already going out of business.
Although some are saying “told ya so” as testing tightened, others are saying it’s just a start-up glitch that will soon smooth out and things will return to normal.
Here’s more in the Oregonian. Click here.