OLCC release – Continues social distancing approach to prevent spread of Covid-19 – OMMP cardholder daily purchase increased – Marijuana license stipulated settlements approved – Portland, OR — At its regular monthly meeting on September 11, 2020, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved permanent rules allowing licensed recreational marijuana retailers to continue curbside delivery transactions, and increased the marijuana flower purchase amount for OMMP cardholders and caregivers. The Commission also approved ten marijuana violation stipulated settlement agreements. Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic started, the OLCC approved temporary rules designed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The change encouraged social distancing by allowing licensed marijuana retailers to conduct limited transactions outside but close to their physical location. Under the permanent rule licensed retailers can continue to take orders and deliver product to a person outside the store and within 150 feet of the retailer’s licensed premises. The Commission believes this has proven to be an effective approach to limiting interactions and exposure to COVID. Although this rule is being made permanent due to the pandemic, commission staff will revisit this rule at a later date. Commissioners also approved continuing the daily purchase limits for OMMP cardholders and caregivers that were approved in temporary rule on March 22, 2020. OMMP cardholders and caregivers will continue to be able to purchase up to 24 ounces per day and no more than 32 ounces per month. The permanent rules take effect September 18, 2020. The Commission also ratified the following violation fines and suspensions based on stipulated settlements (detailed information on specific cases can be found on the OLCC website). From the Coast: Yachats Cannabis Company in Yachats will pay a fine of $1,155 OR serve a 7-day recreational marijuana retailer license suspension for one violation. Licensees are: Yachats Cannabis Company, LLC; Aaron Bishop, Member; Kati Bishop, Member.Yachats Cannabis Company in Yachats will pay a fine of $1,155 OR serve a 7-day recreational marijuana retailer license suspension for one violation.