2017 ORS 475B.965¹
City, county ordinances regarding medical marijuana

If a city or county enacts or has enacted an ordinance prohibiting or allowing marijuana processing sites registered under ORS 475B.840 (Marijuana processing site registration system) or medical marijuana dispensaries registered under ORS 475B.858 (Medical marijuana dispensary registration system), the governing body of the city or the county may amend the ordinance, without referring the amendment to the electors of the city or county under ORS 475B.968 (Adoption of ordinances), to prohibit or allow the premises of a licensee, as those terms are defined in ORS 475B.015 (Definitions for ORS 475B.010 to 475B.545), that has been designated an exclusively medical licensee under ORS 475B.122 (Exclusively medical licensee designation for marijuana producer), 475B.127 (Exclusively medical licensee designation for marijuana processor), 475B.129 (Exclusively medical licensee designation for marijuana wholesaler) or 475B.131 (Exclusively medical licensee designation for marijuana retailer). [2017 c.613 §17]


(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.