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We long ago recognized alcoholism to be a disease, and abandoned efforts to treat alcoholics simply by locking them up. Possession of more than one ounce, no matter the proximity to a school, was a Class B felony until July 3,at which point it became a Class B misdemeanor.
However, public use, and also driving under the influence of intoxicants are punishable offenses. Selling or giving away marijuana was an offense Unlawful delivery of marijuana that varied in severity and penalty depending on the amount of marijuana involved in the transaction, whether or not consideration was involved, the relative ages of the people involved, and the proximity of the transaction to nearby schools attended by minors ORS Giving away five grams approx.
InOregon's Ballot Measure 5 sought to legalize cannabis. According to bill sponsor Jerry Grisham R — BeavercreekHB was meant to counter a circulating initiative petition called The Oregon Cannabis Tax Act ofwhich would have allowed state liquor stores to sell marijuana and permitted hemp production for paper, fabric, oil, and protein.
Taxes on these products would go to schools to replace funding allegedly lost by Measure 5. The petition was sponsored by a political action committee named Pay for Schools by Regulating Cannabis.
According to Eric Schlosser of Rolling StoneJohn Kitzhaberthen Oregon's governor, signed the bill because he did not want to appear soft on crime. John SperlingPeter Lewisand George Soros were the principal financial backers of the referendum signature drive.
Congressman Barney Frank D — Massachusetts has endorsed the idea, though support from Oregon state officials has been limited. Oregon Ballot Measure 67 Cannabis dispensary in Portland Oregon marijuana law is further complicated due to the existence of Oregon's medical marijuana program.
The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program allows individuals with a medical history of one or more qualifying illnesses and a doctor's recommendation to apply for registration with the program. Accepted applicants are issued a Medical Marijuana Cardwhich entitles them to different treatment under the law.
Essentially, medical marijuana patients are allowed to possess, without fear of citation, arrest, or penalty, up to 1. Possession of a greater amount, however, does become punishable by law. In addition to legal possession, cardholders may also legally grow, without fear of citation, arrest, or penalty, up to 18 immature cannabis plants and 6 mature ones at a single time.
Cardholders are also allowed to designate a primary caregiver and a grower of their choice, if so inclined. These people enjoy the same freedoms, in regard to possession, as the cardholder as long as they remain officially registered.
The above limits of legal possession apply to the total combined property of the cardholder, caregiver, and grower. If a grower is growing plants for more than one cardholder, he or she may possess up to 18 immature plants per cardholder.
A grower may not grow plants for more than four cardholders at a time. The privileges which normally protect cardholders, caregivers, and growers from citation, arrest, and penalty do not excuse possession, manufacture, or delivery in cases where they are simultaneously guilty of certain offenses listed in ORS Iverson was quoted as saying "Sure, working within the system is the best way.
But we've been robbed of this resource for too many years. It modified state law to allow the cultivation, possession, and use of marijuana by prescription by patients with certain medical conditions. The ballot measure passed by a margin of Bernie Hobson, spokesman for the DEA's Seattle regional office, said "From a federal standpoint, there is no such thing as medical marijuana.
As of April 1,there were 20, patients registered, with 10, caregivers holding cards for these patients. It simply does not address federal law," and, "Marijuana or products containing any amount of marijuana will not be available by prescription in Oregon unless they have been approved by the FDA.
If approved, it would have legalized marijuana for recreational adult use, regulated and taxed the cultivation and sale of marijuana, and legalized the production, use, and sale of hemp.
Measure 91 was approved inlegalizing non-medical cultivation and uses of marijuana in Oregon starting July 1, Measure 91 only allows the state to tax marijuana, so local governments are hoping they'll be able to get their taxes grandfathered in if they pass them now.
Additional legislation signed into law by Governor Brown in March allowed the sale of medical and recreational marijuana from the same outlets.
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