Clearing Up The SB 218 (Software Caps) Confusion in Oregon


On Monday, June 17, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Invoice 218 (“SB 218”) into legislation.  See our earlier weblog put up relating to this invoice. SB 218 authorizes the Oregon Liquor Management Fee (“OLCC”) to cap new leisure cannabis producer licenses based mostly on its evaluation of provide and demand in Oregon.

There’s numerous confusion and misinformation on the market relating to what SB 218 means, so please learn on to get some readability on the problem.

Pending Producer Functions. As a result of SB 218 is now legislation, OLCC will not permit modifications in possession better than 51% and can not permit modifications of premises location for pending submitted producer functions. A simple strategy to verify whether or not you fall into this group is by checking the standing in your OLCC dashboard. In case your standing is “New,” “Native Authorities Assessment,” or “Applicant Maintain,” you could have a pending producer utility and can’t request the above modifications to your utility.

Present Manufacturing Licenses. Present manufacturing licenses usually are not affected.  So, when you’ve got an current manufacturing license, you should still apply for a 51%+ change of possession or a change of location.

Producer Functions in on or Earlier than June 15, 2018. OLCC should course of producer functions acquired on or earlier than June 15, 2018.  Nonetheless, in the event you submitted your producer utility on or earlier than June 15, 2018 with out an permitted Land Use Compatibility Assertion (“LUCS”), you could have 21 days from June 17 to submit an permitted LUCS. [Read More @ Emerge Law Group]


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