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Oregon Officials Triple Penalty for Marijuana Stores Selling to Minors

Oregon officials have announced that, at least temporarily, they’re tripling the penalty associated with businesses unintentionally selling marijuana or marijuana products to minors.  The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which oversees the state’s legal marijuana industry, made the announcement yesterday. The change follows a statewide sting operation which found that almost 20% (1 in 5) of …

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Marijuana Deliveries Now Legal in Oregon

It is now legal in Oregon for certain cannabis retail outlets to delivery to customer’s homes. Thanks to rule changes made last year, which recently took effect, cannabis deliveries are now legal among cannabis retail outlets who have received a delivery permit from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. The commission has thus far granted 117 …

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Oregon Legalizes Hemp-Infused Alcohol

Oregon officials have passed new rules allowing for the production and distribution of hemp-infused alcohol. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission released new rules yesterday for Oregon brewers that allows for industrial hemp to be used in hemp-infused alcoholic beverages if certain conditions are met. Marijuana-infused alcoholic beverages remain prohibited. Under the exception, “hemp-infused beverages are …

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Oregon Opens Application Process for Legal Cannabis Industry

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One year and two months after Oregon voters gave approval to Measure 91, legalizing recreational cannabis, the state’s Liquor Control Commission announced today that they’ve opened up the online application system for those wanting to participate in the legal cannabis industry. Those applying for a license include those wanting to operate a cannabis retail outlet, …

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Oregon: Legal Cannabis Sales Begin Tomorrow

Legal cannabis sales are set to begin in Oregon tomorrow, October 1st, making it the third state in the nation to allow such sales. Adults 21 years of age and older will be able to legally purchase up to a quarter-ounce of cannabis and up to four cannabis seedlings from certain medical cannabis dispensaries. This …

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Oregon Committee Unanimously Passes Bill to Allow Recreational Cannabis Sales to Begin October 1st

The Oregon Legislature’s House-Senate cannabis committee has voted to approve Senate Bill 460, a proposal to allow currently operating medical cannabis dispensaries to begin selling recreational cannabis this year. This would give consumers a legal means of purchasing the plant, which becomes legal to possess and cultivate next week on July 1st, prior to outlets …

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Oregon Senator Announces Effort to Begin Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales this October

Oregon State Senator Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene) has announced that he’s working on a proposal that would allow legal recreational cannabis sales to begin on October 1st, months before outlets are expected to open under the new system approved by voters last year (Measure 91). The proposal would allow currently operating medical cannabis facilities to distribute …

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Oregon Approves Funding to Begin Implementing Cannabis Legalization

Oregon’s Emergency Board approved a loan of $583,000 yesterday to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so that it can begin implementation of an initiative approved by voters in November which legalizes the possession, private cultivation and state-licensed sales of recreational cannabis. The money will help the Oregon Liquor Control Commission – the entity tasked with …

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Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis in Oregon Officially Qualifies for November Ballot

An initiative to legalize recreational cannabis in the State of Oregon has officially qualified for this November’s general election ballot, according to New Approach Oregon, the group behind the proposal. The group submitted over 145,000 signatures in June, well more than the 87,000 required, and the state has now verified that enough of the signatures were …

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