2017 ORS 475B.916¹
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.797 (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 475B.483]

(formerly 475.300 to 475.346)

Notes of Decisions

Registry identifica­tion cardholder may not confer immunity on per­son other than designated primary caregiver to possess medical marijuana on behalf of cardholder. State v. Fries, 212 Or App 220, 158 P3d 10 (2007), aff’d 344 Or 541, 185 P3d 453 (2008)

Law Review Cita­tions

52 WLR 1 (2015)

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.