2017 ORS 475B.952¹
Oregon Cannabis Commission

(1) The Oregon Cannabis Commission is established within the Oregon Health Authority. The commission consists of:

(a) The Public Health Officer or the Public Health Officer’s designee; and

(b) Eight members appointed by the Governor as follows:

(A) A registry identification cardholder, as defined in ORS 475B.791 (Definitions for ORS 475B.785 to 475B.949);

(B) A person designated to produce marijuana by a registry identification cardholder, as defined in ORS 475B.791 (Definitions for ORS 475B.785 to 475B.949);

(C) An attending physician, as defined in ORS 475B.791 (Definitions for ORS 475B.785 to 475B.949);

(D) A person representing the Oregon Health Authority;

(E) A person representing the Oregon Liquor Control Commission;

(F) A local health officer, as described in ORS 431.418 (Local public health administrator);

(G) A law enforcement officer; and

(H) A person knowledgeable about research proposal grant protocols.

(2) The term of office of each member of the commission is four years, but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on January 1 of the following year. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(3) The appointment of each member of the commission is subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner prescribed in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).

(4) Members of the commission are not entitled to compensation, but may be reimbursed for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by them in the performance of their official duties in the manner and amounts provided for in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). [2017 c.613 §1]

(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.