AG Yes On Denying Deschutes Carte Blanc Access To OMMP

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Sheriff L. Shane Nelson

Based on a request of OHA by Deschutes County Sheriff’s office and DA for a complete list of all OMMP grow sites in their county, the OHA recently asked the AG’s office for an opinion on the issue of disclosing carte blanche the addresses of OMMP grow sites.

The AG has concluded that the OHA is within statutory right to deny law enforcement access to complete lists of grow site addresses within their jurisdictions and upheld the confidentiality of the OMMP registry and OHA’s right to refuse the Sheriff’s request and provide this information only if a particular grow site, patient or caregiver are registered with the OHA and law enforcement cannot call in with a list for verification.

“ORS 475B.822(1)(b) makes grow site addresses, patient cardholder names, and primary caregiver names confidential.”
Link to AG Issued Doc


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Anthony Taylor

Anthony Taylor is a long time activist in the marijuana reform movement. He was responsible for changes to the initiative process and has been a persistent voice in Salem for marijuana reform. His recent efforts led to the addition of PTSD to the list of qualifying conditions for the use of medical marijuana as well as sentencing reform including the creation of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and hashish, a long overdue change in Oregon statute.


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