THIS ARTICLE IN WW HIGHLIGHTS ONE OF GREEN LIGHT LAW GROUP'S CLIENTS. ATTORNEY KEVIN JACOBY CONTRIBUTED BACKGROUND REPORTING.
In April 2019, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission informed Sally Alworth she was improperly labeling her vials of cannabis tincture.
Alworth runs a Portland company called Luminous Botanicals, where she sells a “Universal Cannabis Tonic” for aching joints. Her mistakes: She changed the label on the vials to say “Do not drive under the influence” instead of “It is illegal to drive under the influence” before the OLCC approved the change, and the agency said she used the wrong kind of label.
The penalty: a $100,000 fine.
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