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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to marijuana; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Expands definition of "debilitating medical condition" for purposes of Oregon Medical Marijuana Act.
Provides that person registered with Oregon Health Authority to engage in medical use of marijuana may designate organization providing hospice, palliative or home health care services or residential care facility as primary caregiver. Requires authority to issue lifetime registry identification cards to individuals with lifelong debilitating medical conditions and end-of-life registry identification cards to individuals with terminal debilitating medical conditions. Prohibits physician from refusing, or being required by another to refuse, to dispense or prescribe medication to patient on basis that patient engages in medical use of marijuana in accordance with Oregon Medical Marijuana Act. Provides certain protections for persons registered to engage in medical use of marijuana who possess, deliver or produce marijuana or who transfer usable marijuana or immature marijuana plant to or from medical marijuana facility. Provides same protections for persons who are in process of applying to Oregon Health Authority to use marijuana for medical purpose. Becomes operative January 1, 2016. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Health Care
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