Given the persistence of oversupply no matter how far pot prices fall, dispensaries are already taking drastic measures, including laying off qualified employees and shutting down businesses entirely. “But in a lot of ways it has just been down and down for dispensaries. “
Otherwise out of options, Oregon’s overproduction problem has lead some experts to hypothesise about where the state’s unsold bud might eventually end up, with eyes towards America’s still-thriving black market marijuana trade. In the months since, the market still been unable to adjust.
As of press time, Oregon’s cannabis regulatory bodies have not added any new restrictions on statewide cultivation or licensing, suggesting that this year’s harvest could be just as bountiful, and potentially unsellable, as last year’s inventory.