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Oregon cannabis regulators could be gaining authorization to reject cultivation licenses

Oregon cannabis regulators could be gaining authorization to reject cultivation licenses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) may soon be allowed to deny the state's cannabis cultivation businesses the necessary licenses to conduct operations. Regulators are pushing for this new rule, which would be effective dependent on supply and demand. Oregon – a Democratic-leaning state – is ch...

Oregon ‘to pause’ acceptance of cannabis applications

Oregon ‘to pause’ acceptance of cannabis applications

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has been inundated with applications for recreational cannabis licenses. An influx of cannabis applications in Oregon, if submitted after June 15, has been paused by the commission. When the backlog is cleared, applications will reopen.   Licensing st...

Pesticide testing now mandatory for all Oregon cannabis

Pesticide testing now mandatory for all Oregon cannabis

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 3, 2017

Oregon’s social cannabis program released an announcement on Wednesday which declared every batch of licensed cannabis in the market must be tested for pesticides. Last fall, Oregon-based cannabis businesses experienced delays in lab testing caused by a lack of accredited labs which could serve di...

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