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  1. Ron Strider

    All 20 Central Oregon Marijuana Shops Pass OLCC Decoy 'Sting'

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has conducted the first of its statewide minor decoy operations focusing on marijuana -- and all 20 Bend-area businesses passed the test, the agency said Wednesday. Like the counterpart for liquor licensees, the "sting" operation is aimed at seeing if...
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    OR: OLCC Recalls Blue Magoo Marijuana Sold At Mapleton Shop Over High Pesticide Level

    Salem – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has issued its first recall of recreational marijuana. The OLCC says samples of Blue Magoo marijuana contained a level of pesticide residue that exceeds the state limit. The marijuana was grown by Emerald Wave Estate and sold at Buds4U in...
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    OR: OLCC Cracking Down On Lax Marijuana Licensees

    Portland, Ore. - Regulators of Oregon's new recreational marijuana license program said Thursday that about 20 percent of the more than 900 licensees so far — mostly growers — have failed to submit proper record-keeping to the state's cannabis tracking system and could face fines or loss of...
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    OR: Local Marijuana Businesses Face Challenges While Waiting For Retail Licenses

    Retail marijuana sales and purchases are on hold in Douglas County, while a majority of businesses wait for inspections before they can sell recreationally. As of Jan. 1, businesses must possess a retail license to sell marijuana to the general public. That means four out of five stores in...
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    OR: Marijuana Dispensaries, State Work To Continue Recreational Sales

    Corvallis marijuana dispensaries and state agencies are scrambling to ensure recreational marijuana retailers see a smooth transition when new rules take effect Jan. 1. Saturday marks the end of limited retail sales from the Oregon Health Authority, which began in October 2015 following the...
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    OR: Warnings For First-Time Marijuana Pesticide Use

    The Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved temporary rule changes Dec. 19 that take effect Sunday for recreational marijuana businesses. In one change, growers who accept responsibility for illegally applying pesticides will receive a warning for a first violation, according to an OLCC...
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    New Year Brings New Changes To Oregon's Recreational Marijuana Industry

    Beaverton, OR - Oregonians are about to ring in 2017 - but with the new year comes new changes for Oregon's recreational marijuana industry. As Oregon continues to incorporate legal marijuana, December 31 marks an important deadline in the industry. After Saturday, medical dispensaries...
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    OR: Deadline Near For Marijuana Dispensaries

    The end space inside the strip-style retail building at U.S. Highway 20 and Dean Swift Road in Bend was blank Wednesday, empty except for contractors putting the finishing touches on walls and floors. But the owners of Plantae Health, a cannabis business with a Deschutes County farm and...
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    Breeze Botanicals First Marijuana Dispensary In Oregon To Get OLCC Retail License

    Serra, a high-end dispensary in Portland, OR will open its Downtown location Saturday morning as one of the first state-approved recreational marijuana dispensaries. "We're right on time". State agencies have created flexibility for products that now exist in medical dispensaries prior to...
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    OR: OLCC Tweaks Pot Testing Rules

    The state agencies overseeing the Oregon marijuana industry eased some testing requirements Friday but stuck to rules that take effect today on labeling and packaging for marijuana products. Marijuana dispensaries may continue selling products they received before today, without labels and...
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    OR: OLCC Launches New System For Submitting Pot Products

    Salem, OR - A new process goes into effect for packaging marijuana products Tuesday. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is releasing an online application for packaging and labeling. This applies to both medical and recreational marijuana products. Licensees can now use the online...
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    Ask A Pot Lawyer - How to Get Your Weed Worker Permit

    Do I really have to pay $100 to work in recreational marijuana? YES, YOU REALLY DO. And you must pass a test and a criminal background check. If you conquer these three labors like a modern-day Heracles, you should be golden. Oregon recently followed Colorado's lead in requiring that weed...