WHEN THE Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) was tasked with handling Oregon’s adult use cannabis program—AKA the recreational weed sales that we have come to know and love—the news didn’t send massive throngs out dancing in the streets. To say that Oregonians have a complex relationship with the OLCC is an understatement.
Among the agency’s new, cannabis-related responsibilities? Issuing all the recreational licenses in the state—be they for dispensaries, growers, processors, wholesalers, labs that test cannabis and cannabis products, and the makers of edibles.
So how is that going? Not great, if you look at the numbers. As of August 23, here’s where