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Oregon Cultivation Laws

Discussion in 'Medical Marijuana News' started by CannaBoss, May 24, 2007.


    CannaBoss Well-Known Member

    Does anyone know what the cultivation limits are in OR? Do they change by county like CA or is it a state number?

    GSTATUS Well-Known Member


    mogie Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG] Oregon

    [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]SUMMARY: Fifty-five percent of voters approved Measure 67 on November 3, 1998. The law took effect on December 3, 1998. It removes state-level criminal penalties on the use, possession and cultivation of marijuana by patients who possess a signed recommendation from their physician stating that marijuana "may mitigate" his or her debilitating symptoms. Patients diagnosed with the following illnesses are afforded legal protection under this act: cachexia; cancer; chronic pain; epilepsy and other disorders characterized by seizures; glaucoma; HIV or AIDS; multiple sclerosis and other disorders characterized by muscle spasticity; and nausea. Other conditions are subject to approval by the Health Division of the Oregon Department of Human Resources. Patients (or their primary caregivers) may legally possess no more than three ounces of usable marijuana, and may cultivate no more than seven marijuana plants, of which no more than three may be mature. The law establishes a confidential state-run patient registry that issues identification cards to qualifying patients. Patients who do not join the registry or possess greater amounts of marijuana than allowed by law may argue the "affirmative defense of medical necessity" if they are arrested on marijuana charges. To date, approximately 10,500 cards have been issued to registered patients.[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]AMENDMENTS:Yes. [/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]House Bill 3052, which took effect on July 21, 1999, mandates that patients (or their caregivers) may only cultivate marijuana in one location, and requires that patients must be diagnosed by their physicians at least 12 months prior to an arrest in order to present an "affirmative defense." This bill also states that law enforcement officials who seize marijuana from a patient pending trial do not have to keep those plants alive. Last year the Oregon Board of Health approved agitation due to Alzheimer’s disease to the list of debilitating conditions qualifying for legal protection.[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]In August 2001, program administrators filed established temporary procedures further defining the relationship between physicians and patients. The new rule defines attending physician as "a physician who has established a physician/patient relationship with the patient; … is primarily responsible for the care and treatment of the patients; … has reviewed a patient’s medical records at the patient’s request, has conducted a thorough physical examination of the patient, has provided a treatment plan and/or follow-up care, and has documented these activities in a patient file."[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Also, Senate Bill 1085, which took effect on January 1, 2006, raises the quantity of cannabis that authorized patients may possess from seven plants (with no more than three mature) and three ounces of cannabis to six mature cannabis plants, 18 immature seedlings, and 24 ounces of usable cannabis. However, those state-qualified patients who possess cannabis in amounts exceeding the new state guidelines will no longer retain the ability to argue an "affirmative defense" of medical necessity at trial. Patients who fail to register with the state, but who possess medical cannabis in amounts compliant with state law, still retain the ability to raise an "affirmative defense" at trial.[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Other amendments to Oregon's medical marijuana law redefine "mature plants" to include only those cannabis plants that are more than 12 inches in height and diameter, and establish a state-registry for those authorized to produce medical cannabis to qualified patients.[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]CONTACT INFORMATION: Application information for the Oregon medical marijuana registry is available online or by writing:[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif] [/FONT] [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Oregon Department of Human Services
    800 NE Oregon St.
    Portland, OR 97232
    (503) 731-4000
    State of Oregon: Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP)
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    Tronica Well-Known Member

    Can anyone tell me what the laws are regarding outdoor grows for legal patients?

    What are the guidelines that must be met if it's even legal to grow outdoors?

    70micronboee Member

    you gotta list the address where you do it. I believe it's fine as long as it's on your property(have a big fence, low odor strains, and respect your neighbors). Keep it under 1.5 lbs at harvest though, and you may be reported and checked on so stay within guidelines. 6 mature per patient.

    afrawfraw Well-Known Member

    Oregon has the BEST MM program!

    calicko Member

    I would like move here soon..the mm seems pretty fair in OR. I come from MN with several botched outdoor grows and in search of a "safe haven" for cultivation. I also hear it's got one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country.
    Hey, anyone know how difficult to become a mm patient with no real disabilities??? Just want to grow and learn more, not about the money. Anyways, let me know...

    spandy Well-Known Member

    Other than the 1.5lb limit, it's pretty solid imo. Some guys go through an OZ a day, what good is a months supply going to do for them if they can only grow outdoors once a year? It forces them to either grow indoors all year long, or find someone to grow for them.

    But I like that they try and keep the profiteers out of the biz, unlike california, those fuckers might as well put on the white coats, open a pharmacy and suck the governments dick like the other drug companies do because they are in it for the money.
    in the woods

    in the woods Member

    I live in oregon and i am a MM user. the limit is 6 mature plants (defined as a plant in flowering stage or larger than 1 cubic foot) and 18 immature plants. There is a limit to how many cards you can hold. 4 cards per person.

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