A winter 2019 study by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission found that the state was producing twice the amount of cannabis as people were using. The excess in marijuana led to drops in prices, sinking prices from $10 to $5 per gram.
Many blame the state’s approach to licensing. Scott Phillips is to co-owner of the Boring Weed Company in Oregon. He said in an email that the state chose to lower its licensing barriers after witnessing the volatility in Washington State.