2015 ORS 475B.483¹
Prohibition against taking disciplinary action against attending physician

The Oregon Medical Board may not impose a civil penalty or take other disciplinary action against an attending physician for:

(1) Advising a person diagnosed as having a debilitating medical condition by the attending physician or another physician licensed under ORS chapter 677 about the risks and benefits associated with the medical use of marijuana or that the medical use of marijuana may mitigate the symptoms or effects of the person’s debilitating medical condition, provided that the advice is based on the attending physician’s personal assessment of the person’s medical history and current medical condition; or

(2) Providing the written documentation necessary for issuance or renewal of a registry identification card under ORS 475B.415 (Registry identification cardholders), provided that the written documentation is based on the attending physician’s personal assessment of the person’s medical history and current medical condition and the attending physician has discussed with the person the potential risks and benefits associated with the medical use of marijuana. [Formerly 475.326]


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.