Marijuana retailers in Washington near the Oregon border have seen a steep decline in sales since medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon began selling recreational cannabis. Several factors contribute to this, but the bottom line is: you can’t repeal the laws of economics.
Cannabis consumers along the border with Washington and Oregon are buying their recreational marijuana in Oregon because it is cheaper. A full dollar cheaper per gram on average, according to Leafly.
Why? Well, for one, taxes are much higher on recreational marijuana in Washington, a whopping 37% compared to 25% (soon to below 20%) in Oregon. On top of that... Continue story HERE