“Right now, compliance package testing in the state of Oregon are typically in the $100 to $175 range (per testing sample),” said Carlos Cummings, vice president at CannAlytics.

After the new laws go into effect, he predicts the cost of testing weed samples will see “probably close to a 50 percent to 100 percent markup across the state.”

Experts predict that all of these increased production costs will ultimately be passed on to consumers in the form of higher prices across the market.