Recreational and Medical Marijuana is legal in the state of Oregon.
If you are 21 and older you can possess up to 8 ounces of usable marijuana in your home and 1 ounce of usable marijuana outside of the home. Residents may also grow up to 4 plants per resident as long as it is out of public view. Public use is illegal, but can be used on private property. Recreational cannabis can be purchased with a valid government issued ID at any medical marijuana dispensary, however as of October 2016 the first 12 recreational retailers are able to open of the 24 that have been approved for retail licensing.
The Oregon Health Authority governs the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program that regulates medical cannabis in Oregon. Physicians may recommend medical marijuana for these qualifying conditions: Cancer, Glaucoma, Degenerative or Pervasive Neurological Conditions, HIV, AIDS, PTSD and any medical condition that produces, cachexia, severe pain, severe nausea, seizures, persistent muscle spasms.
To qualify a resident of any state can apply for an Oregon medical marijuana card with the OMMP Application Form. An attending physician’s statement must be signed by the physician within 90 days of applying. Copies of valid photo ID for the patient and for designated caregivers and growers. The application fee by check or money order payable to OHA/OMMP is $200. All these items must be submitted to OHA/OMMP, P.O. Box 14450, Portland, OR 97293-0450. Customer service can be reached at 971-673-1234. You are not able to check on applications until after 30 days of a completed application is received. A card will be mailed once the application is approved.