OLCC Looks At Marijuana Taxes

MEDFORD, Ore. — Measure 91 is a controversial topic on the November ballot, one which could cost the state, and bring in money. If recreational pot is legalized, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) will be in charge or taxing it. In Colorado, the recreational marijuana taxing process has not been nearly as successful as state … Continue reading »

OLCC Preparing for Marijuana Vote

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is getting ready for what could become the first market for recreational marijuana in Oregon. Last week the political action committee New Approach Oregon submitted more than 145,000 signatures for a ballot measure in November. That measure would create a recreational market with the OLCC as its … Continue reading »

Liquor Privatization Measure Withdrawn

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is commenting on a series of now-dead ballot measures that would have allowed Oregonians to vote on privatizing liquor sales. They say those measures would have given too much control to grocery stores. Political group Oregonians for Competition retracted all eight versions of a ballot measure that would … Continue reading »

OLCC to Change Liquor Store Restrictions

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is loosening restrictions on liquor stores looking to sell beer and wine. As of Friday, those stores can now apply to carry those items on the shelves. Up until now, liquor stores have been divided up into two groups, exclusive and non-exclusive. In other words: can they … Continue reading »