At its monthly meeting Thursday, the OLCCOregon Liquor Control Commission also approved fines, license suspensions or surrenders for five marijuana licensees, including Bend-based Evio Labs.

Evio Labs Bend and a related business, Evio Labs Eugene, agreed to surrender their licenses after they were caught giving samples of marijuana product to employees, rather than destroying them.

Marijuana products must be tested for potency, pesticides and other contaminants by a certified lab, licensed by the OLCC. Evio was the first Bend lab to be accredited in 2016, according to The Bulletin’s archives.

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