2015 ORS 475B.070¹
Production license
  • fees
  • rules

This section is amended
Effective March 3, 2016
Relating to cannabis; creating new provisions; amending ORS 90.396, 305.620, 316.680, 419C.239, 419C.420, 419C.443, 471.001, 471.775, 475.245, 475.752, 475.856, 475.858, 475.860, 475.862, 475.864, 475.898, 475B.015, 475B.063, 475B.070, 475B.075, 475B.090, 475B.100, 475B.110, 475B.150, 475B.160, 475B.185, 475B.218, 475B.235, 475B.245, 475B.250, 475B.255, 475B.340, 475B.375, 475B.415, 475B.420, 475B.428, 475B.435, 475B.443, 475B.450, 475B.705, 475B.710, 475B.760, 475B.800, 809.265 and 813.215 and section 3, chapter 20, Oregon Laws 2015; repealing ORS 475B.120, 475B.285 and 811.481 and sections 173 and 175b, chapter 614, Oregon Laws 2015; and declaring an emergency.
This section is amended
Effective March 29, 2016
Relating to cannabis; creating new provisions; amending ORS 336.241, 475B.015, 475B.070, 475B.090, 475B.100, 475B.110, 475B.160, 475B.245, 475B.285, 475B.345, 475B.375, 475B.450, 475B.625, 475B.730 and 475B.750 and section 2, chapter 784, Oregon Laws 2015; repealing ORS 475B.080; and declaring an emergency.

(1) The production of marijuana is subject to regulation by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

(2) A marijuana producer must have a production license issued by the commission for the premises at which the marijuana is produced. To hold a production license under this section, a marijuana producer:

(a) Must apply for a license in the manner described in ORS 475B.040 (Application process for all licensees);

(b) Must, until January 1, 2020, provide proof that an applicant listed on an application submitted under ORS 475B.040 (Application process for all licensees) has been a resident of this state for two or more years, and must provide proof that the applicant is 21 years of age or older; and

(c) Must meet the requirements of any rule adopted by the commission under subsection (3) of this section.

(3) The commission shall adopt rules that:

(a) Require a marijuana producer to annually renew a license issued under this section;

(b) Establish application, licensure and renewal of licensure fees for marijuana producers;

(c) Require marijuana produced by marijuana producers to be tested in accordance with ORS 475B.555 (Testing standards and processes);

(d) Require marijuana producers to submit, at the time of applying for or renewing a license under ORS 475B.040 (Application process for all licensees), a report describing the applicant’s or licensee’s electrical or water usage; and

(e)(A) Require a marijuana producer to meet any public health and safety standards and industry best practices established by the commission by rule related to:

(i) The production of marijuana; or

(ii) The propagation of immature marijuana plants and the seeds of the plant Cannabis family Cannabaceae.

(B) For purposes of establishing rules under subparagraph (A)(ii) of this paragraph, the commission may not limit:

(i) The number of immature marijuana plants that may be possessed by a marijuana producer licensed under this section;

(ii) The size of the grow canopy a marijuana producer licensed under this section uses to grow immature marijuana plants; or

(iii) The weight or size of shipments of immature marijuana plants made by a marijuana producer licensed under this section.

(4) Fees adopted under subsection (3)(b) of this section:

(a) May not exceed the cost of administering ORS 475B.010 (Short title) to 475B.395 (Severability of ORS 475B.010 to 475B.395) with respect to marijuana producers;

(b) Shall be in the form of a schedule that imposes a greater fee for premises with more square footage or on which more mature marijuana plants are grown; and

(c) Shall be deposited in the Marijuana Control and Regulation Fund established under ORS 475B.240 (Marijuana Control and Regulation Fund). [2015 c.1 §19; 2015 c.614 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475B—Cannabis Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475B.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.