OHA, OLCC Ban Flavored Vaping Sales, Including Online

OREGON: The Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon Liquor Control Commission today filed temporary rules that put into effect Gov. Kate Brown’s Oct. 4 executive order banning all flavored vaping product sales in the state. The temporary rules, which will remain in effect for six months starting Oct. 15, prohibit the sale of all flavored Read the full article…

Oregon Health Authority & Oregon Liquor Control Commission Will Hold Press Conference On Temporary Vaping Ban

Agencies Will Explain Temporary Rules & Implementation Process for Banning the Sale of Flavored Nicotine and THC Vaping Products OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will hold a joint press conference Friday, October 11, 2019to discuss the adoption of temporary rules resulting from an Executive Order issued by Oregon Governor Read the full article…

OLCC Action on Governor Brown’s Vaping Executive Order

Commission Will Meet to Pass Emergency Temporary Rules OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) will meet next week to act on the Executive Order on the Vaping Public Health Crisis issued today by Oregon Governor Kate Brown.  The Governor’s order directs the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the OLCC to enact a temporary ban on Read the full article…

Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center Receives $1M For Genetics Research

OREGON: Oregon State University’s Global Hemp Innovation Center has received a $1 million gift to explore hemp genomics, research that can grow understanding of how hemp may be used in health and nutrition products, textiles and construction materials. The gift to the OSU Foundation was provided by Oregon CBD, a hemp seed research and development company. Read the full article…

OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements

Commission Hears Testimony on National Vaping Illness Problem from Oregon Health Authority Expert               OREGON: At its monthly meeting on September 19, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved three marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements.  In addition the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) provided the Commission with an overview of Read the full article…

OLCC Provides Guidance To Recreational Marijuana Licensees On Vaping Illness Outbreak

OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided its recreational marijuana licensees with guidance regarding the inventory and sale of marijuana products that public health officials are scrutinizing in their investigation of the national vaping related respiratory illness outbreak. In a letter to licensees Executive Director Steve Marks asked processors and retailers to take a series Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Acts On Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines

Temporary Rules Follow Passage of SB 218 Commission Also Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements OREGON: At its monthly meeting on August 15, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved temporary rules setting timelines for processing marijuana producer applications, and also approved nine marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. Senate Bill 218 directs OLCC to set timelines Read the full article…

A Family of Pioneers In Cannabinoid Medicine Host Their First Seminar In Portland, OR

OREGON: An Introduction to Endocannabinology is the first seminar presented by Doctors Knox, a family of physicians pioneering the fields of endocannabinology and cannabinoid medicine. Through their seminar series, the Knox doctors seek to share their expertise in the endocannabinoid system and the use of cannabis as medicine with other key cannabis industry stakeholders to Read the full article…

Indo Expo Returns To Portland August 3–4 As Hemp’s Potential Is Being Embraced—Again

Country’s Premier Cannabis Trade Show Cultivating Community, Growing Industry OREGON: Indo Expo, the country’s leading business-to-business forum for the cannabis industry, announced its return to the Portland Expo Center on August 3 and 4 as the industry both matures and continues to rapidly evolve. Nowhere else can producers, processors and retailers have access to such a Read the full article…