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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Oregon Liquor Control Commission)
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Bill Title: Relating to cannabis; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Permits Oregon Liquor Control Commission to restrict, suspend or refuse to renew cannabis-related license if probable cause exists for commission to conclude licensee engaged in cannabis-related activity in manner not permitted by licensee's license.
Requires Oregon Liquor Control Commission and Oregon Health Authority to maintain telephone hotlines for certain designated persons to inquire about license status of particular premises and to inquire if particular address is location of or is proposed location of marijuana grow site, marijuana processing site or medical marijuana dispensary. Provisions relating to telephone hotlines become operative on January 1, 2018. Allows licensed marijuana producer that has mature marijuana plant grow canopy to process marijuana into cannabinoid concentrate under specified conditions. Allows Oregon Liquor Control Commission to require licensed premises to be segregated into separate areas for producing and processing marijuana if licensee is marijuana producer, has mature marijuana plant grow canopy and is permitted to process marijuana into cannabinoid concentrate. Provides that possession limits on number of immature marijuana plants at certain premises do not apply to premises for which application for license to produce marijuana is made on or before effective date of Act until license is issued or application is denied. Provides that, if city or county enacts or has enacted ordinance prohibiting or allowing marijuana processing sites or medical marijuana dispensaries, governing body of city or county may amend ordinance to prohibit or allow premises of licensee that has been designated as exclusively medical licensee without referring amendment to electors. Allows Oregon Liquor Control Commission to refuse to issue cannabis-related license or to issue restricted license if commission makes certain findings. Allows marijuana retailer to deliver marijuana items to another marijuana retailer that is owned by same or substantially same persons. Allows Oregon Liquor Control Commission to, as form of disciplining licensee, require licensee or licensee representative to undergo training if commission has reasonable ground to believe certain circumstances exist. Permits marijuana retailer to record and retain information that may be used to identify consumer only for purpose of making deliveries to consumers. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 476
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: Revenue Impact Issued
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