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

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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

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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…

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

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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

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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…

Listen To The OLCC September 2019 Commission Meeting

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The September 2019 Commission meeting audio is now available from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.  September Commission Meeting   All Commission Meetings  

OLCC Commission Acts On Marijuana Producer Application Deadlines

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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

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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

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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…

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…

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…