Workers Call For Removal Of House Lawmakers After Killing Cannabis Unionization
Scandals related to the cannabis industry in Oregon are piling up. On the heels of the news that Gov. Tina Kotek (D) was aware of former Secretary of State Shemia Fagan’s consulting contract in connection with a cannabis business prior to the release of an audit in April, Oregon workers are now calling for the removal of House lawmakers for killing a bill that would allow cannabis workers to more easily unionize, reported Oregon Live.
On Monday, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555 announced its recall effort against Rep. Paul Holvey (D) – a state House speaker pro tempore.
“Oregon workers are calling for the removal of Representative Holvey after his repeated attacks on their livelihoods,” union president Dan Clay said in a statement. “He has shown that his allegiance lies with large corporations, not with Oregonians.
2023 Q1 California, Cannabis Tax Revenues, Exceed $200M
California garnered over $216 million in cannabis tax revenue so far this year, reported KTLA, citing data …