Oregon’s Interstate Commerce Bill for Marijuana Seeds and Intoxicating Hemp Products

I wanted to drop a line today on an interesting piece of cannabis legislation moving through the Oregon legislative session. The bill at issue is omnibus SB 353 (most recent mark-up here). This is a very different SB 353 than its placeholder from back in January when I published our annual Legislative Forecast and Report. The bill has been gutted and stuffed as they say down in Salem. Most interestingly, the reconstituted SB 353 would allow OLCC licensees to export intoxicating products that fall under the federal definition of hemp, along with marijuana seeds.

Import and export of “hemp” cannabinoid products

As drafted, SB 353 would allow OLCC licensees (and others) to import and export items that fall under the federal definition of hemp. This would include a fair bit of what is called “usable marijuana” under OLCC administrative rules, as well as certain edibles and concentrates (ex.: THCa). All very interesting stuff, especially coming from the first state to ban the sale of artificially derived cannabinoids (with limited exceptions).

You may be wondering: why is this a big deal? Well, OLCC licensees are not allowed to ship any of their crops or products out of state. Unlike hemp licensees

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