A subject brought up at a recent Deschutes County County Commissioner’s meeting has now been taken up by U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams. Williams says he’s been told that there is a lot of illegal marijuana being grown in Oregon and then shipped to other states for sale. However, County Commissioners were also told by several growers that illicit outside-Oregon marijuana sales are certainly going on but at levels no where near as high as law enforcement suggests. They say there is a fast growing sector of the marijuana market aimed at an extract of the plant that is non-intoxicating but has proven medicinal benefits.
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