The Lodge/Crane Idaho Marijuana Petitioning Station has collected over 200 signatures from registered Idaho voters from 16 counties.
SB 1150a is a bill passed by the legislature that requires all signatures collected for an Idaho initiative are collected in Idaho. Only military and missionaries serving out of state may sign petitions while out of state. The law is a transparent attack on the Idaho Medical Marijuana Act petition, for it is the only […]
The city of Ontario has once again sold nearly $10,000,000 worth of marijuana for the month of April, mostly to customers from Idaho.
That’s right, Idaho is buying ten percent of all Oregon’s legal marijuana. Oregon gets all the marijuana tax money from Idaho’s marijuana smoking.
The carceral and financial implications of the sudden return to marijuana prohibition in Eastern and Southern Oregon are far too great for Oregon to ever agree to the Greater Idaho proposal.
After setting a new monthly record of $10.4 million last month, Ontario is sprouting yet another legal pot shop, which will be the town’s ninth.
If these sales stay consistent—and they won’t, they’re only rising—Idahoans will have contributed over $40 million in tax revenue in 2021 to its neighbors to the west.
The city of Ontario has set a new monthly marijuana sales record, for the first time selling over $10 million in marijuana products in March 2021.
It is concerning to think that sixteen legal marijuana shops would be shuttered if Idaho’s border extended across the five counties voting on the measure.
“We have a unique opportunity to help mitigate problems that are new to this part of Oregon,” Kirby testified. “Our homeless issues have grown exponentially in the past three years.” Yet Ontario has only had legal marijuana sales for eighteen months.
Ontario city leaders worried about the future of their tax revenues should the state of Idaho relax its marijuana laws and deprive Ontario of its steady stream of marijuana tax revenue.
“Right now our future is in the state of Idaho,” said Kirby. “The battle is going on. It’s all based on marijuana money. This is like winning the lottery.”