2020, the Year Cannabis Became Essential | Smoke Signals | Bend | The Source Weekly

Many of us spent this year staying home, watching streaming services, avoiding others and eating tremendous amounts of food. You know what goes really well with those things, and always has?

Cannabis.

PIXABAY

The year 2020 shows that Oregonians managed their quarantine time by buying and consuming record amounts of cannabis products, and that’s just from the regulated market. Old-school dealers saw a rise in demand and prices as well, which underscores that cannabis became a very sought-after tool to deal with the stresses and confinement which began back in March.

Remember March, in the before times?

On March 20, Gov. Kate Brown issued the first “Stay at Home” directive, including which businesses could continue operating, to the exclusion of skating rinks and hookah bars, but including liquor stores and dispensaries.

Many of us spent this year staying home, watching streaming services, avoiding others and eating tremendous amounts of food. You know what goes really well with those things, and always has?

Cannabis.

PIXABAY

The year 2020 shows that Oregonians managed their quarantine time by buying and consuming record amounts of cannabis products, and that’s just from the regulated market. Old-school dealers saw a rise in demand and prices as well, which underscores that cannabis became a very sought-after tool to deal with the stresses and confinement which began back in March.

Remember March, in the before times?

On March 20, Gov. Kate Brown issued the first “Stay at Home” directive, including which businesses could continue operating, to the exclusion of skating rinks and hookah bars, but including liquor stores and dispensaries.

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