OLCC Begins Listening Tour With Marijuana Industry


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 Commissioners Adopt Rules For Regulating Industrial Hemp Entering Oregon Regulated Marijuana System


Stipulated Settlements for Recreational Marijuana Violations Approved OREGON: At its monthly meeting on February 21, 2019 the Commissioners of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved rules for regulating industrial hemp that enters into the OLCC regulated marijuana system. The new industrial hemp rules implement the provisions of House Bill 4089 approved by the Oregon Legislature and signed into law in 2018.  HB 4089 alters Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Action On Rules February 2019


OREGON: On February 21, 2019, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission took the following rule-making actions: FINAL ACTION Industrial Hemp Package House Bill 4089 passed during the 2018 legislative session. The bill alters the way hemp items can enter the Oregon Liquor Control Commission licensed system. This package allows for additional license types to receive industrial hemp Read the full article…

Select CBD Line By Cura Now Sold At New Seasons Market’s 21 Stores

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OREGON: Select CBD, an industry-leading hemp-derived CBD brand by Cura Wellness, proudly announces its partnership with New Seasons Market to provide products for sale at New Seasons neighborhood grocery stores in Oregon, California and Washington. Customers can purchase Select’s hemp-derived line of Select CBD Drops, Select PETS Drops, Select Muscle Rub and Montel by Select CBD Capsules. Select CBD Read the full article…

Oregon Cities/Counties Prohibiting Licensed Recreational Marijuana Facilities (UPDATE)


OREGON: The list of cities or counties in Oregon that have prohibited the establishment of licensed recreational marijuana producers, processors, wholesalers, and/or retailers has been updated to include Brownsville, Dufur, and Turner.  

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…

Oregon And Washington’s Top Marijuana Regulators In Conversation At 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference

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OLCC to Provide Program, Rules Updates at Portland Expo on January 23, 2019 OREGON: The top regulators from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission and the Washington State Liquor & Cannabis Board will reprise their conversation on the state of the legal cannabis industry in their respective states at the 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC). On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Read the full article…