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Oregon Medical Marijuana Program

About Us

The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is a state registry program within the Public Health Division, Oregon Health Authority.

Our role is to administer the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act as approved by the voters of the state in November 1998. The program actively pursues administrative streamlining processes in an effort to better serve our patients while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality. Multiple states have requested information on Oregon's program to use as a model for their own medical marijuana initiatives and registration systems.

The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is part of the Center for Health Protection.

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Mission
To process the applications of Oregonians suffering from qualifying debilitating medical conditions for the use of medicinal marijuana without the fear of civil or criminal penalties when their doctors advise that such use may provide a medical benefit.
Goals
  • Conduct the administrative process of all applications for the purpose of issuing a medical marijuana registry identification card.
  • Maintain records in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Provide administrative support to the DHS director appointed Advisory Committee on Medical Marijuana.
  • Promote knowledge of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, program policies and processes to patients, caregivers and growers by participating in advocate work group sessions.
  • Promote consistency and awareness concerning the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act (OMMA) by providing statewide training to law enforcement agencies.
  • Monitor 24/7 electronic law enforcement verification data system to ensure that OMMP cardholders receive the best protection against arrest and prosecution.

What We Do

Contact Us

Phone:971-673-1234
For telephone questions, staff is available between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Address

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program
PO Box 14450
Portland, OR
97293-0450

Hours of Operation

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Telephone services Monday through Friday only. Customer service window CLOSED as of March 5, 2012.