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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Can Licensees in Oregon and Washington “Comp” Drinks?  The answer is yes, but … “Comp” drinks can be a useful tool for licensees in some situations. While comping drinks is okay under limited circumstances in both Oregon and Washington, advertising “free” drinks or having business practices or promotions involving “free” drinks is generally prohibited.  The

February 28, 2014

The OLCC dismissed two “permitting” violations in Bradley’s Bar & Grill.  In doing so, the case provides some useful guidance to existing licensees. The Law.  “Permitting” violations requires that the OLCC show two elements.  The first element is a showing that the licensee had knowledge of the proscribed activity.  The second element is a showing

February 23, 2014