Medical Marijuana in Oregon
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Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Oregon
Oregon has long been one of the most medical marijuana friendly states in the nation. Oregon was the second state to pass a medical marijuana law in 1998 after California passed its medical marijuana law in 1996. The Oregon Medical Marijuana Act was established by Ballot Measure 67, a citizens' initiative, in November 1998, the same election as the referendum Measure 57.The Act does not affect federal law, which still prohibits the cultivation and possession of marijuana.
Quantity of Marijuana
Qualifying medical marijuana patients are allowed to possess up to 24 ounces of usable medical marijuana and can grow up to 6 mature marijuana plants and 18 immature marijuana plants.However, qualifying patients can possess more than 24 ounces, only if their physician documents so.
Treatment of Illnesses in Oregon
Medical Marijuana has been legalized in Oregon for conditions such as;Cancer, glaucoma, degenerative or pervasive neurological condition; positive status for HIV/AIDS, or treatment for these conditions; A medical condition or treatment for a medical condition that produces cachexia, severe pain, severe nausea, seizures, including seizures caused by epilepsy, or persistent muscle spasms, including spasms caused by multiple sclerosis. Other conditions are subject to approval by the Health Division of the Oregon Department of Human Resources.
Licensing and Supply
According to Oregon’s Medical Marijuana Program, medical marijuana growers who grow in residential areas within city limits can have up to a dozen plants. If the site is not in a residential zone or is outside of city limits, then growers are allowed up to 48 plants.Over 400 dispensaries licensed by the Oregon Health Authority, agreed to make their addresses public, including more than 300 that say they will serve recreational users.In order to receive full legal protections of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act (OMMA), qualified medical marijuana patients must register with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP).