WSLCB Adopts Emergency Rules Following Flavored Vapor Ban

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The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (Board) today adopted emergency rules consistent with the directives of Executive Order 19-03, dated September 27, 2019. On October 10, 2019, the Washington State Board of Health followed by issuing emergency rules that prohibited the sale of flavored vapor products by persons licensed under chapter 69.50 or 70.345 Read the full article…

OHA, OLCC Ban Flavored Vaping Sales, Including Online

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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…

OLCC Action on Governor Brown’s Vaping Executive Order

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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…

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order To Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

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Governor directs public awareness campaign to focus on educating youth about the harms of vaping tobacco or cannabis products CALIFORNIA: Governor Gavin Newsom signed today an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation in Bowling Green

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Soothe, located at 1155 N. Main St., Bowling Green. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.

WSLCB Changes Reporting Requirements In Response To Leaf Traceability System Disruptions

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WASHINGTON: The Liquor and Cannabis Board this week took action to address challenges faced by cannabis licensees following the most recent software changes to the Leaf Traceability System. It is the Board’s intent to provide some reporting flexibility to facilitate licensees’ ability to comply with state laws and regulations in light of the challenges created by the Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Springfield

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OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Terrasana Labs, located at 183 Raydo Cir., Springfield. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within the next 48 hours.

OLCC Holds Commission Meeting In Southern Oregon

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Approves Alcohol and Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements OREGON: Capping off a trip to southern Oregon to meet with cannabis and wine industry stakeholders, the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission held its monthly meeting on June 18, 2019 at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The OLCC is conducting listening sessions around the state with recreational Read the full article…

Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board Extends Interim Packaging and Labeling Requirements

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WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) extended Board Interim Policies 5,7,8,9,10-2018 regarding Packaging and Labeling requirements to July 1, 2020. The WSCLB began a rule development project on May 29, 2019 to redesign packaging and labeling rules (View CR-101 and Issue Paper). This comprehensive rule overhaul project, designed to reduce the complexity, and increase readability of the Read the full article…

Oregon Liquor Control Commission Seeks Input On Recreational Marijuana Regulations

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OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will hold several Rules Advisory Committees (RACs) beginning in late summer and continuing into this fall. The purpose of an advisory committee is to increase the public’s involvement in the drafting and development of administrative rules. These meetings will focus on reviewing legislative changes made during the 2019 session Read the full article…