OLCC Notice of Public Hearing: OAR 845-025-5760 Audit, Compliance, And Random Testing

OREGON:  OLCC Notice of Public Hearing. What: OAR 845-025-5760, Audit, Compliance, and Random Testing When:  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2020 Where: Oregon Liquor Control Commission, 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 Public Notice & Proposed Rule Draft The national outbreak of e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) has resulted in 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 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…

Oregon Cannabis Industry Survey Predicts $10 Million Tax Revenue Decrease Due To Changes In Testing Protocol

OREGON: Cannabis industry economist Beau Whitney of Whitney Economics and the Oregon Cannabis Business Council today jointly released the results of a survey conducted this November that predicts a $10 million drop in fourth-quarter state tax revenue, a $187.5 million uptick in black-market sales, and layoffs and dispensary closures statewide due to Oregon Health Authority Read the full article…

Oregon Dispensaries Prepare For Legal Marijuana

OREGON:  The Oregon Health Authority says there over 300 registered medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon. Emerald City Medicinal is one of 19 in Eugene that can legally start selling recreational marijuana to adults as of Thursday, October 1st. Measure 91, passed by voters in 2014, allows the sale of recreational marijuana at medicinal dispensaries. Customers Read the full article…

Oregon Considers Rules For Marijuana Grow Sites, Pesticides And Pot Delivery Dervices

OREGON: Indoor marijuana growers producing for the recreational market would be capped at 10,000-square-foot facilities and outdoor growers would be limited to 2-acre parcels under one proposal being considered by a state-appointed committee looking at marijuana regulation. Draft rules for grow sites, pesticide use, retail sales and the production of concentrates and marijuana-infused edibles were discussed Read the full article…

‘Smoke Buddy’ Mobile Marijuana Cart Illegal, Oregon Officials Say

OREGON:  A mobile cart selling marijuana in Portland is illegal, the Oregon Health Authority said Monday. The Smoke Buddy cart has been seen in North Portland. Jonathan Modie, a spokesman for the health authority, which oversees the state’s dispensary system, said mobile marijuana operations and delivery services are illegal under Oregon’s rules. “Any transfer of marijuana to Read the full article…

Oregon Releases Draft Recreational Marijuana Rules

OREGON:  Oregon public health officials have released draft rules for medical marijuana dispensaries selling legal recreational pot.The Oregon Health Authority‘s rules limit the type of marijuana products sold as of October 1 to seeds, dried leaves and flowers and plants that are not flowering. As expected, edibles won’t be sold to recreational users at medical Read the full article…

OLCC: Don’t Mix Medical And Recreational Rot

OREGON:  In one of its first messages to the Oregon Legislature, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission warned against allowing retail marijuana shops, expected to open in late 2016, to sell from the same locations from which medical marijuana is dispensed. Medical marijuana in Oregon is unregulated until it reaches the dispensary. Growers do not need Read the full article…

Oregon Appeals Ruling That City Can Ban Pot Outlets

OREGON:  The state of Oregon is appealing a Circuit Court ruling that a city in the heart of southern Oregon marijuana country can ban medical marijuana dispensaries. The Grants Pass Daily Courier (http://bit.ly/121b1FZ) reported Wednesday the appeal was filed last week by the Oregon Department of Justice on behalf of the governor and the Oregon Read the full article…