Oregon Marijuana Worker Certification

Persons employed in the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) licensed recreational marijuana industry, including licensees, must have a valid Marijuana Worker Permit. This includes anyone working at a business with any of the following OLCC licenses:  

  • Producers 
  • Processors 
  • Wholesalers 
  • Retailers 

All employees who perform work on behalf of an OLCC licensed producer, processor, wholesaler, or retailer, including the licensees working in a licensed business or managing information in Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) must possess a marijuana worker permit if they participate in any of the following: 

  • Possession, production, propagation, processing, securing or selling of marijuana items at the premises for which the license has been issued. 
  • Recording of the possession, production, propagation, processing, securing or selling of marijuana items at the premises for which the license has been issued. 
  • The verification of any document used for identification. 
  • The direct supervision of a person described above. 

 Individuals must be 21 years of age or older to be eligible for a marijuana worker permit.

Labeling, Packaging, and Product Safety

Several states have now regulated the sale of cannabis. The labeling, packaging, and product safety aspects of retail cannabis operations are very important. It is the responsibility of business owners and industry employees alike to uphold the cannabis regulations required by the state and implement them accordingly. In this course, we will be reviewing some of the language from state statutes as well as maintaining best business practices under state law.

Learning Objectives:
  • General applicability of labeling standards in cultivation and product manufacturing facilities 
  • Labeling of Cannabis concentrates, edibles, and other forms of delivery