In Oregon, there are 10 medical conditions that qualify eligible patients to receive medical marijuana treatment.
The Oregon medical marijuana program issues MMJ cards to patients diagnosed with any of these qualifying medical conditions:
Yes. The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) accepts petitions for the addition of new qualifying conditions eligible for medical marijuana treatments. Any Oregon resident can submit petitions to add new qualifying conditions. A panel of experts selected by the Oregon Health Authority are authorized to hold at least four public meetings every year and submit individual recommendations to the State Public Health Officer (SPHO). The SPHO appointed by the Oregon Health Authority is responsible for giving decisions on petitions within 180 days of submission.
No. Physicians are not allowed to provide medical marijuana recommendations for conditions not recognized as qualifying for medical cannabis in the state even if such conditions are debilitating.
Yes. A patient applying for an Oregon medical marijuana card must obtain a recommendation from their current healthcare provider. Oregon accepts medical recommendations issued by state-licensed:
To obtain a medical marijuana card in Oregon, an eligible patient with a qualifying medical condition must be: