Medical marijuana program ripe for black-market diversion, Oregon report warns

Poor oversight of Oregon’s sprawling medical marijuana program has raised the risk that cannabis is flowing into the black market, according to a report released Thursday by state health officials. Underfunded and short-staffed regulators have been unable to adequately track growers, their locations and their production, the Oregon Health Authority said. The report cited “insufficient and inaccurate reporting and tracking” and an “inability to validate grow site location.” It said “dispensary…

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Medical marijuana program ripe for black-market diversion, Oregon report warns