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Oregon Cannabis: New Rules, Part 5 – License Cancellation Criteria

This post focuses on recent changes to OAR 845-025-8590, which addresses when the Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission (“OLCC”) may cancel or suspend a marijuana business license. It continues our discussion of recent OLCC changes to the regulations governing marijuana in the State of Oregon. You can review the changes to OAR 845-025-8590 and all

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Oregon Cannabis: New Rules, Part 4 – Repeat Violators Beware!

This post continues our discussion of recent changes by the Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission (“OLCC”) to the rules and regulations governing marijuana in the State of Oregon. You can find our earlier articles here, here, here, and here. This post focuses on a new type of rule violation that addresses how cannabis licensees manage

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Oregon Hemp: New Rules (Part 3)

The end of 2021 was marked by significant regulatory changes adopted by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (the OLCC), including new rules for hemp and cannabinoids. Today I will cover a few of the big changes affecting artificially derived cannabinoids, including CBN and Delta-8 THC. In the big picture, Oregon stakeholders knew new regulations would

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Oregon Hemp: New Rules (Part 2)

On December 28, 2021, the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (the OLCC) adopted new hemp rules that greatly impact hemp products sold in the state. The changes were not unexpected, but the new regulations do include revisions from the version that went into effect in July 2021 (through the temporary rulemaking process). Two of the most

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Oregon Cannabis: New Rules, Part 1

The coming New Year heralded new administrative regulations for marijuana in the State of Oregon. These changes came through the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) rulemaking process. That process, in turn, stems from cannabis laws passed by the Oregon legislature earlier this year. We gave a brief overview of the new rules last week.

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Oregon Cannabis: State of the State (2021)

Welcome to the sixth annual “State of the State” post on Oregon cannabis. This year was relatively staid compared to 2020, but key features included: a plateau in pricing and regulated sales; intensifying local competition; important new laws, administrative rules and policies; a hollowed out hemp market; and some interesting large company activity. Sales look

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DMT Therapy: Coming to a Clinic Near You?

DMT, or N, N-dimethyltryptamine is a powerful psychedelic. DMT, like its sister psychedelics (LSD, MDMA, psilocybin … and even marijuana), is a Schedule I controlled substance. So according to the DEA, its abuse potential is high and it has no medical use. Also, according to the DEA, “the history of human experience probably goes back

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Oregon Cannabis: OLCC Will Resume Processing New License Applications!

Big news from the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) this week as it announced it has resumed accepting and processing of new marijuana retailer, wholesaler, and processor applications submitted after June 15, 2018. This is welcome news as the OLCC had imposed an administrative “pause” on new applications to focus on existing licensees and

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Oregon Cannabis Compliance: Three Common Problems

An Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) licensee must comply with all rules stemming from ORS 475B. There are a lot of them. These rules have been in a constant state of flux since 2015, and they are buttressed by other sets of permanent rules, temporary rules, proposed rules, bulletins and guidance. In my experience,