Category Archives: Liquor Control Commission (OLCC)

Cannabend fined for violations related to misuse of medical cards

Company owners permitted employees to use medical card to obtain discounts on store products. One of Bend’s original pot shops is in trouble with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for misusing a medical marijuana card to create discounts for employees. Source: Cannabend fined for violations related to misuse of medical cards | Business | bendbulletin.com

OLCC answers what it would take for to go cocktails

Oregon is one of many states to consider the legalization of hard alcohol delivery during the coronavirus pandemic. The notion of “cocktails to go” is an adaptation to the struggles the coronavirus has placed on industry workers. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s alcohol spokesperson, Bryant Haley explained the state legislature would have to change the […]
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Masking enforcement light, but businesses have the burden

As the state toughens rules on mask use, ‘enforcement will continue to rely on businesses,’ the governor says. When agents from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission recently visited Manifest Beer Company in Eugene, they came about masks and social distance, not brews. Source: Masking enforcement light, but businesses have the burden – News – The […]
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OLCC worker charged in disappearance of $250 in payments made to Roseburg office

An Oregon Liquor Control Commission employee has been charged with second-degree theft after $250 was found missing from an agency office, the commission said Thursday morning. Source: OLCC worker charged in disappearance of $250 in payments made to Roseburg office – oregonlive.com

New Details / Oregon’s new pandemic mandates

New mandates to slow the rapid spread of COVID-19 in Oregon are in place today, Wednesday, July 15. The new steps come as the Oregon Health Authority reports the state’s COVID-19 death toll at 244 and 12,805 confirmed or presumptive cases of the virus. Columbia County Public Health reports 58 COVID-19 cases as of July […]
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Oregon’s Mask Rules Expanding To Crowded Outdoor Spaces As COVID Cases Spike

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown also plans to announce a statewide limit of 10 people in indoor social gatherings. Source: Oregon’s Mask Rules Expanding To Crowded Outdoor Spaces As COVID Cases Spike

Bartenders create petition to legalize to-go cocktails in Oregon

A petition with more than 1,600 signatures demands Oregon’s governor and the OLCC legalize to-go cocktails to help service industry workers stay afloat. Before the pandemic hit, you could feel the pulse of Portland in its bar and restaurant scene. Source: Bartenders create petition to legalize to-go cocktails in Oregon | kgw.com

Portland Public Schools Weighing In-person Options For Fall

Portland Public Schools said Saturday it is still working out what the beginning of the school year will look like. Its current plan includes some in-person learning, with physical distancing and other precautions in place. Source: Portland Public Schools Weighing In-person Options For Fall . News | OPB

Medford region 1 of 2 with OLCC violations found in state-wide inspection to curb COVID

Over the 4th of July weekend, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) visited bars and restaurants across the state looking for violations pertaining to social distancing and mask requirements as well as general OLCC guidelines. According to a press release sent by the department, inspectors made 48 visits in the Medford region comprising Coos, Curry, […]
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Nine Oregon bars and restaurants reported to OSHA for violations

The OLCC said that nine establishments had major violations of social distancing and mask requirements, and the reports are being forwarded to OSHA. Following enforcement measures over the Fourth of July weekend, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) said that reports on nine bars and restaurants that violated social distancing or face covering requirements will […]
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