OMMP Information

Cannabis Education: OMMP Information

1What are the Qualifying Medical Conditions in Oregon for Medical Marijuana Cards?
  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Agitation due to Alzheimer’s disease
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Any other medical condition or treatment for a medical condition that produces one or more of the following:

  • Cachexia (a weight-loss disease that can be caused by HIV or cancer)
  • Severe pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures: including but not limited to seizures caused by epilepsy
  • Persistent muscle spasm: including but not limited to spasms caused by multiple sclerosis.
2How do I get an Oregon medical marijuana card?

After you have determined that you have a qualifying medical condition. Send your medical records to a medical marijuana clinic such as Empower or the Portland Alternative Clinic. Links at the bottom of this page.

3Will my primary care physician write the medical marijuana recommendation for me?

You would have to ask your physician yourself. Many doctors do not write medical marijuana prescriptions. This is why there are medical marijuana card clinics with a doctor who will prescribe marijuana for qualifying conditions.

4Where do I find the information and application to acquire my medical marijuana card?
5How do I change the information on my medical marijuana card?

You must fill out an OMMP change form and pay the fee if necessary. Follow this link to the OMMP change form.

6Where do I find the rules and legislation for Oregon Medical Marijuana?
7What are the benefits of having an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) card?

You can purchase cannabis and cannabis products at a dispensary tax free. State of Oregon recreational marijuana tax is 17%. Each city also has the option to tax marijuana. In the city of Portland, the tax is 3% to the city.

Recreational users are allowed to grow 4 total marijuana plants at one time. As an OMMP patient that designates yourself the grower, you are permitted to grow 6 mature plants and 12 vegetative plants at one time. Please note OMMP plants must be grown at a registered OMMP grow site. Please see this link for plant limits as they vary based on your zoning:

As an OMMP patient, you may possess up to 24 ounces of usable marijuana.

8If I have an Oregon Medical Marijuana Patient (OMMP) card, what are my daily limits of purchase at a dispensary?
  • 8 ounces of usable marijuana;
  • 16 ounces of a medical cannabinoid product in solid form;
  • 72 ounces of a medical cannabinoid product in liquid form;
  • 16 ounces of a cannabinoid concentrate whether sold alone or contained in an inhalant delivery system;
  • Five grams of a cannabinoid extract whether sold alone or contained in an inhalant delivery system;
  • Four immature marijuana plants; and
  • 50 seeds.
9Local Portland Medical Marijuana Clinics:
  • Empower Clinic

    Formerly: The Hemp & Cannabis

    Foundation (THCF)

    105 SE 18th Ave.

    Portland, OR 97214

    Phone: (503) 281-5100

    Fax: (503) 235-0120

  • Portland Alternative Clinic

    9045 SW Barbur Blvd Suite 106

    Portland, OR 97219

    Phone: (503) 477-5643