Summary: Oregon

Oregon Liquor Control Commission

Notice of Proposed Rule Making:  The Rules Define Marijuana Registrant's Responsibility to Use the Cannabis Tracking System (July 31, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/olcc/marijuana/Documents/Rules/Growsite_Administrator_Package/Rulemaking_Notice_GrowsiteAdministratorPackage.pdf
Medical registrants will not be required to track their grows more closely in the Cannabis Tracking System.

OLCC Approves Rules on Revoking Marijuana Worker Permits and Harvest Notifications (July 26, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/olcc/docs/news/news_releases/2018/nr_07_26_18_Commission_MJ.pdf
he OLCC approved rules to revoke the Marijuana Worker Permit of any permittee that deliberately sold marijuana to a minor, and includes a series of steps to prevent the sale of marijuana to minors.  Also, OLCC adopted a rule to require producers to provide advance notice of harvesting a cannabis crop.

Recreational Marijuana Program:  Compliance Education Bulletin (Bulletin CE 2018-05:  July 16, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/olcc/marijuana/Documents/Bulletins/Compliance_1805.pdf
This week OLCC will begin issuing warnings based on Metrc data that shows clear violations of sales and testing rules. All inventory and activity must be reconciled in Metrc, Oregon’s Cannabis Tracking System(CTS), every day.  Misrepresentation of Metrc data is a Category III violation, which can result in a 10-day suspension of your license or a $1,650 fine; intentional misrepresentation of data or violations of sales and testing rules can result in a Category I violation, which could result in a revocation of your license.

Oregon Health Authority

Draft Rules Division 7 & 8 Labeling Clean Up (August 14, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Documents/rules/Division_7_8_labeling_and_definition_clean-up_8-14-18.pdf
Proposed clean up changes that are intended to address the authority of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission to adopt labeling rules.

Draft Testing Rules (August 3, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Documents/rules/Draft_Testing_Rules_8-14-2018.pdf

Medical Marijuana Information Bulletin 2018-06: OMMP inspecting small-scale grow sites claiming exemption from tracking system; Inspectors to shorten advance notice before inspection to one day (August 1, 2018)
www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Documents/bulletins/Information_Bulletin_2018-06-Grow_Site_Inspection_Update.pdf
In August, Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) inspectors will inspect grow sites that reduced the number of patients designated to be grown for at their locations to fewer than three.  Growers growing for less than three patients are not legally required to use the Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) administered by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission. Failure to cooperate with an inspection include civil penalties of up to $500 per day and may also result in formal action against a PRMG registration, including revocation.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking:  Medical Marijuana updates related to Grow Site Administrators, Cannabis Tracking System and SB 1544 implementation (June 13, 2018)
ww.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Documents/rules/333-008_Notice_of-Rulemaking_%2006-13-18.pdf
Rules for a Grow Site Administrator who is responsible for using the Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) are being permanently adopted. These rules clarify requirements for implementation and use of CTS for qualifying grow sites.