Adults ages 21 and older may grow up to four marijuana plants at home or private property and out of public view. Renters must check with their landlords, who retain the right to limit cannabis use and growth on their properties.
Under OMMP caregiver rules , A patient may designate a caregiver if he or she is needed to obtain, use, or grow cannabis. Patients younger than 18 must assign a caregiver. Caregivers must be at least 21 years old and be an Oregon resident with a valid state or federal identification.
Harvested medical and recreational cannabis, including marijuana-infused products, are subjected to testing to ensure quality and safety control standards.
The Oregon Health Authority oversees all licensing and regulatory oversight of the OMMP.
Yes, adults 21 and older in Oregon are allowed to possess and use recreational cannabis, which can be purchased from a marijuana dispensary or shop. Adult-use cannabis has been legal in the state since 2014, while Oregon voters allowed medical marijuana in 1998.
Following Oregon voters’ passage of Measure 67, the Oregon Medical Mariuana Act, in 1998, the state became one of the first to implement a medical cannabis program. In 2014, voters in the Beaver State approved the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act, or Measure 91, legalizing the sale, possession, and use of recreational cannabis.
Patients growing medical marijuana or assigning a grower must provide the OMMP with the name of the grower and grow site address, which must be a physical location in Oregon. One registered grow site address is allowed per patient. Once approved, medical patients are permitted to cultivate more than recreational users.
If the grow site is outside city limits or not zoned residential within city limits, then the grow site can have 48 mature plants; 96 immature plants 24 inches, or 61 centimeters; or taller; and 288 immature plants shorter than 24 inches, or 61 centimeters.
- 24 ounces, or 680.4 grams, of usable marijuana ;
- 16 ounces, or 453.6 grams, of cannabis-infused products in solid form;
- 72 fluid ounces of cannabis-infused products in liquid form;
- 5 grams of cannabis extracts and concentrates;
- 50 marijuana seeds, and
- Four immature marijuana plants.
View the marijuana laws & regulations for Oregon.
The state doesn’t regulate the production of BHO and other concentrates in the state’s medical marijuana program.
— Under the new law, local communities can go through the process of opting out of licensed and regulated marijuana production, processing and sales, but local governments cannot ban home grows. If you live in a community that opts out of the licensed recreational marijuana industry, residents may still consume, possess and grow marijuana at home.
But home growers face some restrictions under the new law.
(Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian)
Starting July 1, 2015, households will be allowed to have up to four marijuana plants, a provision already generating interest among people interested in growing recreational pot at home.
— If you’re growing in your yard, plants should be behind a fence or another barrier. It’s a violation – the equivalent of a traffic ticket – to grow in public view.
Jennings stocks at least four strains — Northern Lights, Super Silver Haze, Mt. Hood Magic and a fourth with a profane name not suitable for print. He figures he sells about 300 plants a month.
— You can give away marijuana – and clones – but you cannot sell either unless you are licensed by the state.
What you need to know before you grow marijuana in Oregon (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian) Business is brisk when it comes to selling marijuana clones. The plants, rooted clippings from mature