Yes. Per Chapter 7.50 of the Bend Municipal Code, the city permits marijuana dispensaries to be established within its borders.
Yes. Bend permits the operation of medical marijuana retailers within its borders according to the provisions of Chapter 7.50 of its municipal code.
Yes, it is possible to purchase cannabis from online weed dispensaries in the city.
Prior to your visit to a Bend weed dispensary, prepare to abide by the following regulations:
Only persons 21 or older with valid government-issued ID can enter a dispensary
Tourists can purchase recreational cannabis but not medical cannabis
Medical marijuana card holders from other states where it is legal can buy from the adult-use market
Bring cash or use an on-site ATM, as credit card payment may not be accepted
There is a limit to the amount of cannabis you can purchase, as dispensaries across the State of Oregon track cannabis sales
Cannabis use on dispensary premises in Bend is illegal
Bend requires dispensaries selling weed in the city to operate by the following regulations:
Per Section 7.50.025 of the Bend Municipal Code, a marijuana business operating license is required to operate a marijuana dispensary in the city
Dispensaries must not open before 7:00 a.m. or remain open after 10:00 p.m.
All aspects of a marijuana dispensary must be located inside a permanent building
On-site cannabis consumption is prohibited except where the consumption is conducted for testing in compliance with OAR 333-008-1190, or the consumption is permitted under the medical exception granted in OAR 333-008-1200
Dispensaries must track sales using the Oregon Cannabis Tracking System
No persons under 21 may be allowed inside a recreational cannabis dispensary
Medical marijuana may only be sold to persons with valid registrations in the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program registry or their designated and OMMP-approved caregivers
Bend adapts its recreational cannabis laws from the recreational cannabis legalization law in Oregon – Measure 91. Under the measure:
The possession and use of cannabis is legal in Bend for people 21 and older
Cannabis may only be sold at licensed dispensaries in the city. Participating in an unlicensed sale of the substance is a crime
Persons of legal age can possess up to 1 ounce of flower and 5 grams of concentrates
Adults are permitted to cultivate up to four cannabis plants at home, but only in enclosed locations that are not visible to the public
Gifting of up to one ounce of recreational cannabis to other adults 21 and older is permitted but may not involve any financial considerations
It is unlawful in Bend to consume cannabis in public places or to drive while under the influence of cannabis
It is also prohibited to transport cannabis over state boundaries
Measure 67 in Oregon legalized medicinal marijuana in 1998, enabling medical cannabis use for Bend residents with qualifying conditions. Under Measure 67, the following laws apply to medical marijuana possession and use in Bend:
To legally purchase medicinal cannabis from authorized dispensaries, patients in the city must enroll in the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program and obtain OMMP registration identification cards
Medical marijuana users registered in the OMMP can grow up to six mature plants and twelve immature plants
Patients under 18 or who cannot make health decisions for themselves are required to designate caregivers in order to access medical cannabis legally
Patients or their caregivers may possess up to 24 ounces of flower, 16 ounces of concentrated cannabis, 72 ounces of cannabis in liquid form, and 5 grams of cannabis extracts
You can get a medical marijuana card in Bend if you apply for enrollment in the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program. Before applying to the Oregon Health Authority for inclusion in the program, you must have one of the qualifying conditions and obtain a medical marijuana certification from an approved healthcare provider.
After obtaining a certification, create an account on the OMMP system and submit the required items:
A $200 fee. You qualify for a discounted application fee if you can provide proof of participation in SSI, SNAP, or OHP
Alternatively, you may complete a paper application and include the application fee in the form of a check or money order in your submission to the following:
P.O. Box 14450
Portland, OR 97293-0450
After completing your application online, you may print a registration reception on the system. The receipt allows you to purchase up to 24 ounces of cannabis over a 30-day period. Typically, you will receive your medical marijuana card before the printed receipt expires. See the OMMP New Patient page on the OHA website for more information on obtaining a medical marijuana card in Bend.
Cannabis use is legal in private homes or properties if you are of legal age to consume cannabis in Bend.
To purchase cannabis at a Bend dispensary, visit the dispensary's location and provide a valid ID showing you are 21 or older. Alternatively, provide a medical marijuana card issued by the Oregon Health Authority to purchase medical cannabis. Cash will be required at the dispensary, not a credit card, to complete your purchases.
A gram of pre-rolls in Bend costs about $15.
Some popular cannabis strains in Bend are:
Ice Cream Cake
No. Cannabis smoking in public places is illegal in Bend.
Individuals aged 21 or older are allowed to possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis flowers, 72 ounces of cannabis products in liquid form, 5 grams of smokable cannabis, 16 ounces of cannabis products in solid form, 4 non-flowering cannabis plants, 5 grams of cannabis concentrates, and 10 cannabis seeds.
Patients in Bend can possess up to 24 ounces of cannabis flowers, 72 ounces of cannabis products in liquid form, 5 grams of cannabis extracts, 16 ounces of cannabis products in solid form, 4 immature cannabis plants, 16 grams of concentrates, and 50 seeds.
No. Transporting cannabis across state lines into or out of Bend is illegal.
Yes. You can order cannabis online from Bend weed dispensaries.
No, there are no 24-hour dispensaries in Bend. Per Chapter 7.50.045 of the Bend Municipal Code, no dispensary may operate earlier than 7:00 a.m. or later than 10:00 p.m.
Yes, visitors may use Bend recreational dispensaries but not medical marijuana dispensaries. As long as they have valid government-issued IDs showing they are 21 or older, they can use adult-use dispensaries in the city.
You need an acceptable ID showing you are at least 21 to enter a Bend recreational marijuana dispensary. To enter a Bend medical marijuana dispensary, you need an OMMP-issued medical marijuana card.
Some of the best dispensaries in Bend include:
Bend marijuana dispensaries scan your ID before allowing you to enter their facilities to ensure you are qualified to purchase cannabis in the city.
According to the OLCC active marijuana retail licenses list, there are 27 marijuana dispensaries selling recreational cannabis in Bend.
Bend dispensaries do not typically take credit cards. The usual payment option is cash.
You can visit several Bend marijuana dispensaries in a single day; however, your purchases will be restricted by the state's purchase caps.
No. Cannabis dispensaries in the City of Bend do not take health insurance.
Yes. Bend dispensaries use the OMMP-approved tracking system to monitor purchases.
You can only enter a Bend dispensary to purchase cannabis at 18 if you have a medical marijuana card issued by the Oregon Health Authority. In such a case, you can only purchase medical cannabis. To buy recreational cannabis in a Bend dispensary, you must be 21 or older.
Medical marijuana operations in Bend are regulated by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Recreational cannabis is regulated by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC). The addresses of the agencies are listed below:
500 Summer Street, NE, E-20
Salem, OR 97301-1097
Phone: (503) 947-2340
Fax: (503) 947-5461
Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission
9079 SE McLoughlin Boulevard
Portland, OR 97222
Phone: (503) 872-5000
To file a complaint about illegal cannabis activities in Bend, you may contact the following:
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) (OLCC): For adult-use cannabis-related complaints
The Oregon Health Authority (OHA): For medical cannabis-related complaints