Arrest of Refuge nightclub owner shows that Oregon Liquor Control Commission rules on weed and alcohol don’t mix.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission oversees a tangle of rules for the state’s legal recreational marijuana market. Many are confusing. But this much is clear: You can’t smoke weed in a bar, and you can’t sell beer at a marijuana event.
‘It’s an either-or question,” says OLCC marijuana program spokesman Mark Pettinger. “You can’t be a bartender and a budtender.’
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