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…

OLCC Begins Listening Tour With Marijuana Industry

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Bend Session Set for Tuesday July 9th OREGON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission launches its first in a series of listening sessions with the marijuana industry this Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Bend. The listening session will be held at the Riverhouse Convention Center from 6 PM to 9 PM. The listening sessions provide an informal setting for Commissioners to learn about Read the full article…

OLCC Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements Starts Rulemaking Process Triggered by Passage of 2019 Legislation

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OREGON: At its monthly meeting on June 20, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved 12 marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements and started the rule-making process to include legislative statutory changes and rule changes to update marijuana program regulations. During the 2019 legislative session, the Oregon Legislature has made adjustments to the Oregon Revised Statutes Read the full article…

OLCC Denies Contested Marijuana Producer License

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Commission Upholds Administrative Law Judge Finding Also Approves Producer, Wholesaler Stipulated Settlements OREGON:  At its monthly meeting on March 21, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission accepted the findings of a State of Oregon Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and denied the application for a producer marijuana license by Earth People’s Garden, LLC.  All five Read the full article…

OLCC Provides Oregon Legislature With Recreational Marijuana Supply And Demand Study

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OREGON: Today the Oregon Liquor Control Commission provided the Oregon Legislative Assembly with the 2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report required by ORS 475B.548. 2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report A Letter from OLCC Director Steve Marks Oregon’s Public Policy Approach to Support Legal Marijuana Production and the State’s Abundant Supply: The Read the full article…

Former Apple Exec Joins Leading Global Cannabis Brand Cura As CMO

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OREGON: Cura Partners, one of the largest cannabis brands in the world, today welcomes former Beats by Dre (an Apple company) Global Head of Marketing Jason White as Chief Marketing Officer. White will oversee the development of Cura’s brand family, specifically Select Oil and Select CBD, the company’s best-selling cannabis and hemp oil lines. Jason White joins Cura with over Read the full article…