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growing marijuana legally in oregon

Growing marijuana legally in oregon

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Gifting of recreational marijuana to adults 21 and older is allowed, so long as the amount gifted falls within the personal possession limits and no financial consideration associated with the transfer.

There are limits to the amount of marijuana and marijuana products that adults 21 and older may possess at any one time.

Public places are places to which the general public has access. This includes, but is not limited to: common areas in apartments and hotels; highways and streets; schools; parks and playgrounds; premises used for public passenger transportation (such as bus stops); and amusement parks.

Some aspects of the law are still being determined.
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Flying within the state of Oregon:
The Portland International Airport does allow airline passengers flying within the state to board with the legal public possession amount (1 ounce) of marijuana on them. However, smoking marijuana onboard the plane is strictly prohibited.

Adults 21 and older can use recreational marijuana at home or on private property. You can’t use recreational marijuana in public places.

What are the limits on gifting and giveaways?

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*DISCLAIMER: Employers, landlords and licensing bodies maintain discretion to enforce their own regulations as far as the use, possession and cultivation of marijuana by employees, tenants and licensees. Federally recognized Tribes are subject to their own governance and may or may not permit marijuana on their sovereign land. Marijuana is not allowed on federal land.

Possession of over 8 lbs pounds of marijuana is a class C felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $125,000.

Possession of over 8 lbs pounds of marijuana is a class C felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of up to $125,000.


Any delivery (with or without compensation) of 150 grams or more is punished more severely with the term of imprisonment varying depending on the offender’s prior record.

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Marijuana is a Schedule II substance under the Oregon Uniform Controlled Substances Act as decided by rulemaking by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

Growing marijuana legally in oregon

“We’re in close contact with the governor and our federal partners are starting to open their eyes. I’ve talked to the FBI, and the DEA. And everyone is going, ‘Something’s not right in southern Oregon.’”

A gated property where an illegal cannabis operation was located in Cave Junction, Oregon.

Pot was legalized for recreational use in Oregon in 2015, making it legal for any person to grow up to four plants. But in the past year, longtime locals have been alarmed by the rapid proliferation of unlicensed pot farms, unprecedented in terms of size and allegedly controlled by crime syndicates from eastern Europe, China and Mexico.

The couple have not confronted their neighbors. They fear reprisals and asked that their names be changed.

This part of south-western Oregon – which encompasses Josephine, Jackson and Douglas counties and was settled by goldminers in the 1850s – has always kept a touch of the wild west anti-authority streak, contributing to its status as a stronghold of illegal cannabis farms since the 1960s.