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Two state agencies in Oregon are ramping up their inspections and enforcement of rules that are meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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Liquor store sales set an all-time record for the month of March in Oregon. Regulators say the spike in sales is related to the coronarivrus outbreak.

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For cannabis dispensaries, Oregon ranks top nationally for states, with five of its cities in the top 10.

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The penalty for businesses that sell alcohol to underage people in Oregon could double. That’s under a proposal being considered by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is now asking processors and retailers to review vaping paraphernalia for potentially dangerous additives.

This follows a user’s vaping death in July.  Investigators are seeing if something added to a commercially-purchased marijuana oil is to blame.

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is on tour to gather input on how to license and regulate recreational marijuana in the state. Their next stop is in Eugene this week.

Measure 91, the recreational marijuana law passed by voters last November, directs the OLCC to regulate pot by 2016. OLCC Chair Rob Patridge says both industry and local government panels are fairly unified about their concern for edible wrapping.

OLCC Looking To Oregonians On How To Regulate Pot

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The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will be in charge of managing the State's upcoming recreational marijuana market. The agency is seeking input on how the law should work.

OLCC Commissioners and staff will be traveling across Oregon later this month asking local communities about how they want to see pot regulated. About 10 thousand people have already commented through an online survey. Some of the issues include advertising restrictions and accessibility to the product. Karynn Fish is a spokeswoman for the OLCC.

Festival of Eugene

UPDATE 8/15/14: Festival Producer Krysta Albert told KLCC Friday afternoon that the meeting with public safety and city officials went well. Albert says they are all on board to expedite permits to hold the event at the west side of Skinner Butte Park.

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Organizers of the Festival of Eugene are meeting with city officials Friday to work on solidifying the location and permits for the two-day event.