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OHA Concludes Review of Youth Marijuana Use Prevention Pilot Campaign

OHA Concludes Review of Youth Marijuana Use Prevention Pilot Campaign

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — An Oregon Health Authority (OHA) education campaign aimed at youth and young adults raised awareness among its target audience of the risks associated with marijuana use, an independent evaluation has found.

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OLCC Rules Adjusted for Pesticide Testing of Usable Marijuana

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Beginning today, August 30, 2017, every batch of usable marijuana (flower and leaves) must be tested directly for pesticides according to the Oregon Health Authority’s testing rules in order to be compliant. This includes untested product that was collected for sampling prior to August 30.

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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Issues Marijuana Recall

PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is issuing an immediate health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residue on retail plant material produced from marijuana cultivated by Emerald Wave Estate, LLC.

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Report to physicians: ‘Engage in the Practice of Medicine’ When Recommending Medical Marijuana

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A report presented this month to the Oregon Legislature, HB 4014 Clinical Guidelines Work Group: Guidelines for Attending Physicians When Recommending the Medical Use of Marijuana, provides recommendations to physicians on appropriate care of a patient diagnosed with one or more debilitating conditions for which the physician is recommending the medical use of marijuana.

Oregon Issues New Temporary Marijuana Testing Rules

Oregon Issues New Temporary Marijuana Testing Rules

On Dec. 2, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority announced a set of temporary rules for the testing of medical and recreational marijuana. Requested by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, the rules are part of an effort to help alleviate a testing backlog as well as ease the financial burden of testing for cultivators.

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OHA to Change Testing Standards for Marijuana Products

PORTLAND, Ore., /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) announced today it is modifying testing standards for medical and recreational marijuana products with new, temporary rules that balance testing costs for the marijuana industry with public health protection for consumers

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Health Alerts Issued for Pesticide-Tainted Marijuana Sold at North Bend, Salem, Eugene Dispensaries

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Health Authority is advising customers of three medical marijuana dispensaries—in North Bend, Salem and Eugene—that certain products contain high levels of pesticides. OHA recommends they immediately return the affected products or dispose of them.

Oregon Wants Input From Stakeholders on Testing Concentrates, Extracts and Edibles

Oregon Wants Input From Stakeholders on Testing Extracts and Edibles

On Oct. 14, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced via email that they are seeking solutions from stakeholders in the legal cannabis industry on testing, sampling and validating concentrates, extracts and edibles.

Oregon Health Authority Launches Youth Marijuana Prevention Program

Oregon Health Authority Launches Youth Marijuana Prevention Program

On July 6, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority announced the launch of a new advertising campaign to combat teen marijuana use. Dubbed “Stay True to You,” the campaign used focus groups and research to formulate a message that would resonate with younger audiences.

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OLCC Plans Packaging and Labeling Workshops Will Provide Overview of New Guidelines for Marijuana Products Workshops Slated for Eugene, Ashland, Bend & Portland

PORTLAND, Ore., June 22, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will provide a series of workshops across the state of Oregon to provide recreational marijuana licensees and medical marijuana registrants information on new guidelines for recreational and medical marijuana packaging and labeling.

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Golden Leaf Holdings: Early Recreational Sales of Extracts and Edibles to Commence June 2, 2016 in Oregon

TORONTO, Ontario, May 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. announced that the company will soon be able to sell GoldenXTRX brand CO2 cannabis oil products, Proper brand BHO cannabis oil products and other cannabis based extracts and edibles to adult users in Oregon.

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Oregon May Welcome Out-of-State Investors

On Feb. 9, 2016, the Oregon Joint Committee on Marijuana Legalization approved House Bill 4014, a bill that would repeal the state’s two-year residency requirement for licensed marijuana business applicants.


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