On August 23, 2018 the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) adopted a temporary rule restricting patient access to a one-time daily purchase of one ounce of usable marijuana. This overbroad rule is unacceptable, and outrage from patients, caregivers and retailers Continue reading OLCC Limits Medical Purchases
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 Continue reading AG Yes On Denying Deschutes Carte Blanc Access To OMMP
We would like to take a moment to let everyone know that after three years of service as President of Compassionate Oregon, Anthony Taylor has stepped away from his role as president to focus his attention on the legislature and Continue reading Andrew Gwin is our New President
Prescriptions for all opioids decreased by 3.742 million daily doses per year when medical cannabis dispensaries opened. Medical cannabis policies may be one mechanism that can encourage lower prescription opioid use and serve as a harm abatement tool in the Continue reading Two Studies Show Medical Cannabis Laws Associated with Significant Reductions in Opioid Prescribing in Medicare Part D Population.
The World Health Organization issues report on Cannabis and its medical use. Summary and Conclusions “It has been advanced that whole plant cannabis can be used for multiple therapeutic purposes. The evidence presented on potential medical uses and risks Continue reading World Health Organization – Update of Cannabis and its medical use
Oct 13, 2017 — On August 31, 2017, the Oregon Health Authority issued a letter notifying growers under the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) that they must tell the OHA whether they are going to continue to grow for patients Continue reading And the Rules Keep on Changing
American Legion adopts Resolution, becomes first Veterans organization to advocate for Cannabis reform. NINETY-EIGHTH NATIONAL CONVENTION OF THE AMERICAN LEGION Cincinnati, Ohio August 30, 31, September 1, 2016 Resolution No. 11: Medical Marijuana Research Origin: Louisiana Submitted by: Convention Committee on Continue reading American Legion urge Congress to remove Marijuana from schedule I
Orrin Devinsky, M.D., J. Helen Cross, Ph.D., F.R.C.P.C.H., Linda Laux, M.D., Eric Marsh, M.D., Ian Miller, M.D., Rima Nabbout, M.D., Ingrid E. Scheffer, M.B., B.S., Ph.D., Elizabeth A. Thiele, M.D., Ph.D., and Stephen Wright, M.D., for the Cannabidiol in Dravet Continue reading Trial of Cannabidiol for Drug-Resistant Seizures in the Dravet Syndrome