Ontario, Oregon, Continues Selling Over $9 Million Worth of Marijuana Monthly, Mostly to Idahoans

Tiny Ontario, Oregon, continues to sell over $9 million worth of marijuana products every month, even though a new 24-hour legal marijuana shop opened on the southern border with Nevada in the border town of Jackpot. According to the latest sales figures compiled at marijuana.oregon.gov, Malheur County (in which only the border town of Ontario… Continue reading Ontario, Oregon, Continues Selling Over $9 Million Worth of Marijuana Monthly, Mostly to Idahoans

Tiny Ontario, Oregon, Breaks $100 Million Annual Marijuana Sales Mark

The Idaho border town of Ontario, Oregon (pop. ~11,000) has now exceeded $100 million in annual marijuana sales for the first time. According to county sales data from the Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission, marijuana shops in Malheur County sold $8.9 million in marijuana products in November, bringing the annual total for 2021 to just… Continue reading Tiny Ontario, Oregon, Breaks $100 Million Annual Marijuana Sales Mark

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Ontario Tops $200 Million in Marijuana Sales

The City of Ontario has now generated over $205 million in marijuana sales since its first state-regulated cannabis stores opened in July 2019. The $9.5 million sales for the month of October put Malheur County over the mark. While marijuana is legal throughout Oregon, marijuana businesses are largely banned on the eastern side of the… Continue reading Ontario Tops $200 Million in Marijuana Sales

Idaho Supreme Court Restores Initiative Rights, PAMDA is still collecting

In a unanimous decision, the Idaho Supreme Court has declared that SB 1110, the bill that increased initiative signature collection thresholds from 6% of 18 legislative districts to 6% of all 35 districts, is an unconstitutional abridgment of petitioning rights, voiding the law. This means that PAMDA, our Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act, is subject… Continue reading Idaho Supreme Court Restores Initiative Rights, PAMDA is still collecting

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PAMDA Signature Launch at Boise Hempfest

On Saturday, August 14, 2021, IdahoWay officially launched the 2022 campaign for the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) at the Boise Hempfest. At the PAMDA table we collected over 400 signatures for the PAMDA initiative, as well as over 400 signatures for Kind Idaho‘s Idaho Medical Marijuana Act (IMMA) initiative. “People were very excited… Continue reading PAMDA Signature Launch at Boise Hempfest

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PAMDA Titles Approved, Signature Collection Begins

The Secretary of State’s Office has approved our Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) petition for 2022 and we can now begin collecting signatures (see Text for downloads and instructions). The Short Title generated by the Secretary of State will appear on the state’s website and all our petitions. INITIATIVE LEGALIZING POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER… Continue reading PAMDA Titles Approved, Signature Collection Begins

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PAMDA Approved for Signature Collection

This afternoon we received from the Secretary of State’s Office the official titles for the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) 2022. This means we can now officially begin collecting the roughly 65,000 signatures we will need to place PAMDA on the November 2022 ballot. INITIATIVE LEGALIZING POSSESSION, USE, AND TRANSFER OF UP TO THREE… Continue reading PAMDA Approved for Signature Collection

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PAMDA Submitted for Titles, Signature Collection

On Friday, Idaho Citizens Coalition Chairman and Chief Petitioner Russ Belville turned in to the Idaho Secretary of State’s Office the Personal Adult Marijuana Decriminalization Act (PAMDA) for 2022. The final iteration of PAMDA follows a review from the state Attorney General. The review is for legal guidance, which revealed some flaws in wording that… Continue reading PAMDA Submitted for Titles, Signature Collection