Campaign Update: September 17, 2018

Friends and supporters, First of all, thank you! We had a wonderful campaign launch on August 29th with Senator Lew Frederick at the fantastic Tillamook Station, and we could not have done it without you. A special thanks to Oregon NORML’s Madeline Martinez, who joined New Revenue Coalition founders Sam Chapman and Anthony Johnson in addressing the crowd about our …

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New Revenue Coalition Common Consumption Bill Summary

It’s time to legalize and regulate common consumption cannabis businesses in Oregon!   Legalization in Oregon has created thousands of jobs and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in new revenue, but we can do even better. By licensing common consumption businesses, Oregonians will have regulated establishments where adults can responsibly use cannabis while creating even more jobs, generating more …

Advocates Plan Ballot Measure for Cannabis Cafes

From Willamette Week: Cannabis advocacy group the New Revenue Coalition wants Oregon lawmakers to expand the number of places where consumers can light up. Currently, Oregon law effectively restricts cannabis consumption to private residences—but many landlords don’t allow tenants to smoke in rented properties. Coalition spokesman Sam Chapman says his group will push lawmakers in 2019 to legalize, license and regulate cafes …

It’s Time To Legalize Social Use Cannabis Businesses In Oregon

From WeedNews.co: On August 29, the New Revenue Coalition will host a kick-off event to announce efforts to work with the Oregon State Legislature to license and regulate cannabis social consumption. The NRC will also file with the state to begin collecting signatures for a 2020 ballot initiative should the 2019 legislative efforts fail to produce a workable solution to …

Cannabis Cafes Could be Coming to Oregon Soon

From InternationalCBC.com: Legal cannabis in Oregon has brought thousands of jobs to the state and has generated millions of dollars in revenue, exceeding government expectations. In fact, the Beaver State brings in $20 million every quarter in cannabis taxes, doubling the $40 million that state financial analysts thought would be the maximum generated in a year. On top of the added …

Oregon Weed Advocates Contemplating Ballot Measure to Legalize Cannabis Cafes

From Willamette Week: The cannabis advocacy group the New Revenue Coalition wants Oregon lawmakers to expand the number of places where consumers can light up. Currently, Oregon law effectively restricts cannabis consumption to private residences but many landlords don’t allow renters to smoke in rented properties. Sam Chapman, a spokesman for the New Revenue Coalition, says his group will push …

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NRC Press Release – English Version

8/28/18 ***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE***   It’s time to legalize and regulate common consumption cannabis businesses in Oregon! On August 29, the New Revenue Coalition will host a kick-off event to announce efforts to work with the Oregon State Legislature to license and regulate cannabis social consumption. The NRC will also file with the state to begin collecting signatures for a …

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NRC Press Release – Espanol

8/28/18 *** PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA ***   ¡Es hora de legalizar y regular las empresas de cannabis de consumo común en Oregon! En el 29 de agosto, la New Revenue Coalition organizará un evento de lanzamiento para anunciar esfuerzos para trabajar con la Legislatura del Estado de Oregón para licenciar y regular el consumo social de cannabis. El NRC también …

Haute Pot: How High-End California Chefs Are Cashing In On Marijuana

From NPR.org: Leave it to California to combine high-end cuisine with the kind of ingredients that might actually get you high. It’s an increasingly lucrative niche for chefs in San Francisco and Los Angeles — cities already well known for trendy food culture. Chefs and entrepreneurs making cannabis-infused foie gras and “stoner souffles” have been featured on not one but …

Advocates want ‘common consumption spaces’ for cannabis in Oregon

From KPTV.com: PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – Advocates for legal marijuana say there’s a big loophole in the current Oregon law: while it is legal to consume under certain guidelines, the law doesn’t create a place where people can legally and safely do that. That’s why the co-founders of a Portland coalition, along with Oregon Sen. Lew Frederick, want to pass …