Yes, some retail marijuana dispensaries licensed by the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) operate within the borders of Beaverton, enabling legal access to recreational cannabis to adults 21 years and older. In 2014, Oregon residents enacted Measure 91 to legalize adult-use marijuana, ultimately establishing recreational weed dispensaries in the state. In line with Measure 91, Beaverton permits the operation of recreational marijuana facilities within the city limits as stipulated in Chapter 7.02 of the Beaverton Municipal Codes.
Yes, there are medical marijuana dispensaries in Beaverton, as permitted by Chapter 7.02 of the Beaverton Municipal Codes. However, Section 7.02.015 of the Beaverton Municipal Codes requires an individual intending to operate a medical marijuana facility in the city to obtain a marijuana facility license. Generally, licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Beaverton sell medical cannabis to patients registered under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP).
Medical marijuana became legal in Oregon following the enactment of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act, establishing the OMMP and making provisions for qualifying patients' access to medical cannabis by allowing the operations of medical marijuana dispensaries statewide. In addition to serving medical patients, Senate Bill 460, passed in 2015, allows licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Beaverton and other parts of the state to sell limited cannabis retail products to individuals at least 21 years of age, although subject to some conditions.
Yes. Oregon marijuana laws permit Beaverton residents to legitimately purchase cannabis from licensed weed dispensaries offering online cannabis sales services. Such dispensaries usually allow customers to make online orders on their websites and typically include guidelines on buying weed online. An internet search using "online dispensaries in Beaverton" will return a list of marijuana dispensaries in the city offering such service.
Before visiting a dispensary in Beaverton, it can be helpful to check out the dispensary menu online via their website to see their products. Inquiring about their products by calling them beforehand can shorten the trip and the purchasing process. It is typical to meet dispensary employees who guide and take further customer questions while at the dispensaries.
Generally, registered medical cannabis patients must hold their Oregon Medical Marijuana Program card and present them at the point of buying medical cannabis at any Beaverton medical marijuana dispensary. Similarly, customers who visit dispensaries in Beaverton to purchase adult-use marijuana must have valid government-issued identification cards to prove they are at least 21 years old. Dispensaries in Beaverton usually insist on taking cash as payment means, and anyone visiting their outlets is often advised to go with cash.
Per Section 7.02.015 of the Beaverton Municipal Codes, it is illegal to operate a marijuana dispensary without obtaining a marijuana facility license. Also, according to Section 7.02.030 of the City Municipal Codes, a licensed weed dispensary may not transfer or assign its license to another person or entity. Licensed dispensaries must operate only at the location listed on their license.
In Beaverton, a recreational marijuana dispensary that has obtained a marijuana facility license and is licensed by the OLCC to process and sell medical cannabis does not need to secure another marijuana facility license to sell medical marijuana. Under Oregon marijuana laws, a licensed dispensary may not be located on federal property or within 1,000 feet of a school. Similarly, state law prohibits establishing a weed dispensary in an area zoned solely for residential use. On-site consumption of marijuana at Beaverton dispensaries is illegal.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Beaverton, and the following are some of the laws regulating adult-use cannabis in the city:
Only adults 21 years and over can legally consume and possess recreational marijuana, subject to certain limits
Adults over 21 can give away (not sell) cannabis to other adults at least 21 years old
It is legal to grow up to four marijuana plants per household. Homegrown cannabis must not be visible to the public. However, Oregon marijuana laws permit a landlord to ban tenants from cultivating or using cannabis in rental apartments
Public consumption of marijuana is prohibited
It is illegal to take marijuana from Beaverton out of state. Doing so is a federal offense
It is unlawful to drive while under the influence of marijuana in Beaverton
Consuming cannabis on federal property in Beaverton is illegal
It is legal for patients with certain debilitating health conditions enrolled in the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMPP) to possess and use cannabis for medical purposes in Beaverton. However, possession is restricted to certain limits under the state's Medical Marijuana Act. Medical marijuana may be purchased from Beaverton dispensaries by patients at least 18 years old. A registered patient may possess up to six mature plants but must be cultivated at a registered grow site address. Only licensed attending providers can recommend medical cannabis in Beaverton.
Qualified patients in Beaverton can apply for an Oregon medical marijuana card online after creating an account via the Oregon Medical Marijuana Online System. Applicants can use the Instructions for Online Patient Application and Renewal provided by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) to guide them with the online application process.
Alternatively, Beaverton residents can apply for a state medical marijuana card via mail. To do so, they must provide a copy of their valid ID and submit it to the OHA with the following forms:
Medical Marijuana Grow Site Consent Form (if applicable)
Declaration of Person Responsible For a Minor Form (for a minor patient application)
Applicants should submit these forms and their IDs to the OHA at:
Oregon Medical Marijuana Program
Oregon Health Authority
P.O. Box 14450
Portland, OR 97293-0450
Beaverton residents can legally consume marijuana in their private residences. Public cannabis consumption is a punishable offense in Oregon.
To buy marijuana at licensed dispensaries in Beaverton, consumers must hold valid IDs (for adult-use cannabis) showing they are 21 years or older or Oregon medical marijuana cards. They should also bring cash.
Although subject to change due to market forces, currently, high-quality marijuana costs about $215 per ounce.
Common strains of marijuana in Beaverton include Purple punch, GMO cookies, Duct tape, Blue dream, and Blue mango.
No, it is unlawful to smoke marijuana in public in Beaverton in compliance with the Smokefree Workplace Law, also known as the Oregon Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA).
In Beaverton, registered medical patients may possess up to the following amounts of cannabis for medical purposes:
24 ounces of usable medical marijuana
16 ounces of medical cannabis product in solid form
72 ounces of medical cannabis product in liquid form
16 ounces of cannabis concentrate
50 marijuana seeds
5 grams of cannabis extract
Six marijuana plants
Similarly, Oregon marijuana laws permit adults 21 years and older to possess the following amounts of adult-use cannabis in Beaverton:
16 ounces of solid-form cannabis products
8 ounces of usable marijuana at home
Four marijuana plants
2 ounces of usable cannabis in public
72 ounces of marijuana products in liquid form
1 ounce of cannabis extracts
No. Anyone who ships marijuana in Beaverton commits a federal offense because cannabis remains illegal at the federal level.
Yes, Beaverton residents can order cannabis online. Oregon law permits the delivery of marijuana products by licensed dispensaries, but only through dispensary employees.
There are no 24-hour dispensaries in Beaverton. Oregon laws only permit the operations of licensed dispensaries between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.
Tourists 21 years and older from other states can use recreational dispensaries in Beaverton for adult-use cannabis purposes. However, Oregon does not accept out-of-state medical marijuana cards. Hence, medical cannabis patients from other states on tour in Beaverton cannot use medical dispensaries in the city.
Yes. Cannabis patients must provide their Oregon medical marijuana cards, while adults 21 years and older must present valid IDs at the point of cannabis sale in Beaverton dispensaries.
Nectar and Green Mart, LLC are some of the best dispensaries in Beaverton.
Yes. Dispensaries in Beaverton scan customers' identification cards to determine whether they are fake or genuine.
As of January 2023, 11 out of Oregon recreational dispensaries licensed by the OLCC are in Beaverton. They operate from 17 different locations within the city's borders. Similarly, the list of OHA-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries operating in Beaverton is available on the OHA website.
Dispensaries in Beaverton do not take credit cards as payment means.
Beaverton residents can visit multiple dispensaries in the city in one day, but they cannot purchase more than the legal daily cannabis purchasing limits.
No. It is illegal for dispensaries in Beaverton to take health insurance from customers.
Yes. Beaverton dispensaries track the amount of cannabis a person buys using the Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) in compliance with Oregon marijuana laws.
Medical marijuana patients can enter licensed medical dispensaries in Beaverton at 18.
The OHA regulates medical cannabis, while the OLCC regulates recreational marijuana in Beaverton. Both agencies have their contact information on their websites, as shown below:
Illegal marijuana activities in Beaverton can be reported to the OHA and OLCC at (971) 673-1234 and (503) 872-5000, respectively. Beaverton residents can also report incidents of illegal cannabis activities in the city to the Beaverton Police Department at (503) 526-2260.