Category Archives: Liquor Control Commission

Hemp growers wait for new rules; Oregon will allow hemp growers to sell CBD products in pot shops

Oregon will allow hemp growers to sell CBD products in pot shops. Industrial hemp growers who make cannabidiol, or CBD, wanted to be able to put their products where the consumers are — in retail dispensaries for recreational marijuana. To do that they needed a law, which Gov. Kate Brown signed last week. As of […]
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Owner of marijuana shops in Eugene, Springfield faces federal tax evasion charges

Matthew Price is accused of owing $262,776 in taxes. One of the owners of mari­juana shops in Eugene and Springfield is accused of dodging more than $250,000 in federal taxes. Source: Owner of marijuana shops in Eugene, Springfield faces federal tax evasion charges

Oregon’s Crackdown On Cannabis Sales To Minors Appears To Be Working

Cannabis retailers seem to have adjusted since the Oregon Liquor Control Commission increased penalties for selling to minors. An Oregon crackdown on the sale of cannabis to minors appears to be working. Last year, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission rolled out a decoy program in which people under 21 tried to buy cannabis. During the […]
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Eugene marijuana shop owners weighing whether delivery service is worth the investment

Marijuana is just a couple of clicks or a phone call away in Eugene and Springfield. Like hot pizza or fresh flowers, pot may be delivered to a home in Oregon. State rules require that the delivery must be in the same city or unincorporated area as the shop, and daily purchase limits as well […]
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Marijuana Dispensaries Are Keeping Cannabis Out Of The Hands Of Minors In Oregon

All 25 marijuana dispensaries in Oregon passed the latest round of state minor decoy operations. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which regulates the marijuana industry, periodically sends minors to try to buy marijuana from retail outlets Source: Marijuana Dispensaries Are Keeping Cannabis Out Of The Hands Of Minors In Oregon

OPINION: Does Salem need hard alcohol sales at park events?

Silverton doesn’t allow it. Dallas and Eugene don’t either. Portland might consider giving vendors permission to sell hard alcohol sales during events along its waterfront. But it requires an Oregon Liquor Control Commission license, ample liability insurance, training and, this is most important, a much higher permit fee. Source: OPINION: Does Salem need hard alcohol sales at […]
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Pot regulators will soon begin spot inspections

Until now, inspections of legal cannabis businesses have largely been complaint-driven. State regulators will soon start doing random inspections of cannabis businesses, starting with retailers, according to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Pot regulators will soon begin spot inspections

Packaging and Labeling Responsibility for Marijuana Items Shifts from the OHA to the OLCC – Oregon Cannabis Connection

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the staff at the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and industry partners enthusiastically came together to discuss the crafting of sensible rules. The new Rules Advisory Committee (RAC) considered proposed draft rules by the agency’s staff for the packaging and labeling for marijuana items. Source: Packaging and Labeling Responsibility for […]
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OLCC adds pot enforcement agents but still behind demand

More investigators funded to tackle license backlog. Since 2015, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission has more than tripled the number of people hired statewide to check backgrounds and enforce state law on recreational pot. But the agency needs more, particularly agents whose jobs are to ensure marijuana license holders comply with the law, a state […]
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Regulators ask for more money to police legal weed

Oregon’s Liquor Control Commission wants to add 17 new positions and money to fund grants for investigations into illegal marijuana. Source: Regulators ask for more money to police legal weed