Recreational Marijuana License Workshop Slated for Bend; OLCC to Provide Overview of License Application Process

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 2, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will put on a workshop providing information about the OLCC Recreational Marijuana License program, Thursday, December 3, 2015 at The Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend.  The workshop, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. will include a review of the Temporary Rules regulating the Recreational Marijuana industry, an overview of the license application process, and a question and answer session.

There is no charge for attending the workshop; no registration is required and seating is available on first-come basis. The workshop presentation is available on the OLCC website. Workshop attendees are encouraged to print the workshop presentation and the Recreational Marijuana Business Readiness Guidebook and bring with them.

A video version of the workshop will be available on the OLCC website the week of December 21, 2015.

The OLCC will start accepting license applications on January 4, 2016.  Applicants will be able to utilize a dedicated website to apply for business licenses, interact with OLCC staff, and pay fees electronically. The OLCC will license producers, processors, wholesalers, retailers, labs and research (certificates).

Six additional workshops will be held in areas of the state where local government has not adopted ordinances prohibiting establishment of recreational marijuana licenses.  Registration is not required, and seating will be on a first-come basis.  The workshops will be held in the following cities:

Learn more at http://marijuana.oregon.gov

Medford
Tuesday, December 8, 2015: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Inn at the Commons
200 N. Riverside Avenue, Medford 97501

Eugene
Wednesday, December 9, 2015: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lane Community College: Center for Meeting & Learning
4000 East 30th Avenue, Eugene 97405

Salem
Friday, December 11, 2015: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Salem Convention Center
200 Commercial Street SE 97301

Portland
Monday, December 14, 2015: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Leftbank Annex
101 N. Weidler, Portland 97227

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