A lot is happening in the news as of late surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Keeping apprised of how to best lookout for your health and that of your employees and your patrons may seem like a daunting task. Within the last 24 hours, the OLCC has issued two temporary rules and Governor Brown has issued…

Attorneys in Gleam Law’s Portland office have been working with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) on temporary rule and policy changes that will serve the dual purpose of keeping the industry afloat and promoting safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past 24 hours, the OLCC has issued temporary rule changes to promote these…

Oregon Reacts to the Vaping Illness Outbreak After 29 deaths and 1,299 reported illnesses related to vaping, Oregon is among many states taking steps to restrict the additives allowed in vaping cartridges. Gov. Kate Brown advised that the “safest option for Oregonians right now is to not use vaping products of any kind,” and the…

OLCC Captures Imposter Inspector Written by Ammon J. Ford, Attorney at Gleam Law, PLLC. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) recently apprehended 27-year-old Marshall Nicholas Hladun after he attempted to defraud several Eugene, OR businesses. Scam artists and frauds attack every industry, Oregon’s bars and restaurants included. The OLCC discovered Hladun after being tipped off…

Well Thought-out Guide Gives Marijuana License Applicants Information and Advice The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) recently released a Business Readiness Guide for licensed cannabis businesses in their state. This well thought-out guide gives marijuana license applicants information and advice about the most pressing questions facing new licenses, from the simple to the complex. The…

Business Readiness Handbook Business guide for Oregon recreational marijuana businesses – served up an appetizer for current and future entrepreneurs entering the recreational market. Though lean on specifics, the Business Readiness Guidebook provides a good overview of areas that need to be considered before starting a recreational marijuana business in Oregon and which agencies and…

This Friday the OLCC Commission is scheduled to meet and act on a few amendments to the recently adopted Temporary Rules for recreational marijuana. Read the full text of the amendments.