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Getting Inside Oregon’s New Marijuana Rules

Oregon is rolling out a series of complex rules that will govern the medical marijuana industry, and, for the first time, regulate production and processing in the state.

On Tuesday, the Oregon Cannabis Association, which represents many in the state’s burgeoning pot industry, held a forum in Portland with the Oregon Health Authority’s André Ourso, manager of the health authority’s medical marijuana section, went over a wide range of questions submitted by industry representatives.

Here are the questions and Ourso’s answers. (This Q&A has been edited for length and clarity.)


Q: How many mature plants can a grow site have under these new limits, and are the limits different for residential locations in the city versus industrial and farm use?

A: Inside city limits in an area zoned residential, 12 mature plants.

Inside city limits but not in a residential zone, or outside city limits, 48 mature plants. [Read more at the Portland Oregonian]

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