Oregon Announcement: OLCC Cutting Red Tape for Marijuana Licensees

Oregon Announcement: OLCC Cutting Red Tape for Marijuana Licensees

Here is their full release March 20, 2020 Actions Designed to Provide Economic Relief and Business Opportunity in Face of Covid-19 Hardships   Portland, OR — Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and measures to prevent its spread put into place by Oregon’s Governor and public health officials, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has made a number of significant changes to provide greater flexibility to the industries we regulate. The changes including enacting temporary rules, licensing process changes, and waiving certain fees connected with business and licensing transactions. The information and documents explaining these changes and other documentation can be found on OLCC’s website, on a dedicated Covid-19 Business Continuity pagethat focus on OLCC’s response to the coronavirus in three key areas: liquor licensing and compliance, marijuana licensing and compliance, bottle bill and beverage container redemption center. Here is a summary of the agency’s actions to date: Commissioner Meetings: Commissioners on call for temporary rulemaking The OLCC is considering taking additional action to temporarily modify its Alcohol and Marijuana Programs Alcohol Program actions the OLCC has taken: Affirmed that Distillers are ALLOWED to produce hand sanitizer;  there is NO OLCC PROHIBITION on this activity Providing Relief to holders of Temporary Sales License (TSL) by allowing alcohol returns Allowing holders of Annual Retail License to return beer, wine & cider Fast tracking ability for restaurants to receive a temporary license for off-premises sales license before OLCC collects payment for the license Fast tracking ability for restaurants, bars and similar establishments…

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