OR – Frequently Asked Questions-Medical Marijuana
Q. What impact does the new recreational marijuana law have on the current Medical Marijuana Program?
A. Beginning in October 2015, participating medical dispensaries can sell a one quarter ounce of marijuana flower to any adult over the age of 21. This provision sunsets on December 31, 2016. Beginning in 2016 medical marijuana growers may apply for an OLCC license to sell their excess product into the recreational market.
Q. Should I get a new OMMP card or renew my existing Card?
A. Only you as an individual can determine answer that question. The OLCC cannot advise you about how to make that determination. Contact Oregon Health Authority OMMP-related information.
Q: What is the difference between recreational marijuana and medical marijuana?
A: Medical marijuana is for patients with qualifying medical conditions. Recreational marijuana, whether grown at a residence, obtained free from an acquaintance, or purchased legally is for personal use for adults 21 years of age or older. For more information on medical marijuana see www.mmj.oregon.gov.