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OLCC Approves More than 760 Recreational Marijuana Licenses

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved 762 recreational marijuana licenses through the first week of January 2017, fulfilling the commitment to start-up a regulated system by the end of 2016. The OLCC began accepting recreational marijuana license applications in January 2016 and issued the first licenses in May 2016.

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Oregon Releases Its First Health Alert For Marijuana Laced With Pesticides

An Oregon laboratory discovered a pesticide in two strains of marijuana sold in a dispensary, causing the state to issue its first health alert for tainted marijuana. Between Oct. 15 and Oct. 17, about 130 customers of the medical marijuana dispensary New Leaf bought the tainted marijuana, which was tainted with spinosad.

Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed In Oregon, Now Set To Open

Recreational Marijuana Shops Licensed in Oregon, Now Set to Open

Starting this weekend, Oregonians can buy marijuana for recreational use at shops intended for that purpose. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced on Friday it has approved licenses for 26 retailers around the state, meeting a key deadline almost two years after voters passed a ballot measure legalizing pot.

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Recreational Cannabis on Oregon’s Ballot

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Taking a lesson from William Edward Hickson, Oregonians, led by cannabis activist group New Approach Oregon, have collected the required number of signatures for the “Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act” to qualify for the November 2014 ballot.