2017 ORS 475B.480¹
(Title not available: statute has been repealed or renumbered.)

[Formerly 475.319; renumbered 475B.913 (Affirmative defense) in 2017]

(formerly 475.319)

Notes of Decisions

For defendant to assert medical marijuana af­firm­a­tive de­fense, physician advice re­gard­ing use of medical marijuana must occur before incident for which defendant is arrested. State v. Root, 202 Or App 491, 123 P3d 281 (2005), Sup Ct review denied

For defendant to assert “medical marijuana” af­firm­a­tive de­fense under this sec­tion, advice given by attending physician must be based on particular diagnosis of “debilitating medical condi­tion,” diagnosis of which is made within 12 months prior to arrest and also must be given within 12 months prior to arrest. State v. Luster, 271 Or App 425, 350 P3d 575 (2015), Sup Ct review denied

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 475B—Cannabis Regulation, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors475B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 475B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano475B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.