Owner of Oregon Marijuana Shops in Eugene, Springfield Faces Federal Tax Evasion Charges

The defendant helps run The Sorority House in Eugene and Main Street Marijuana Dispensary in Springfield.

April 16, 2018
The Register Guard

One of the owners of mari­juana shops in Eugene and Springfield is accused of dodging more than $250,000 in federal taxes.

Matthew Price, 32, of Portland allegedly didn’t file federal income tax returns for four years and didn’t pay $262,776 in taxes, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He earned $976,349 from medical marijuana businesses from 2011 to 2014, according to court records.

Price is part owner of Canna­bliss & Co., which runs The Sorority House pot shop at 588 E. 11th Ave. near the University of Oregon and the Main Street Marijuana Dispensary at 2600 Main St. in Springfield. The Springfield store opened about two years ago.

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