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Action Ideas and Items > These are the local (Ore.) activites. To add yours, go here. To see Oregon legislation and legislators, go here. For more on Federal stuff, go here.

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  • Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA), I-9

  • Oregon Marijuana Policy Initiative (OMPI), I-24

  • Sensible Oregon


Oregon State Initiative Oregon State > Initiative 09 > Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA) >> Allows personal marijuana, hemp cultivation/use without license; commission to regulate commercial marijuana cultivation/sale.   Status: Groups and Volunteers are Collecting Signatures for this Initiative.  The OCTA 2012 Petition is currently available for Download. Click here for more.

Oregon State Initiative Oregon State > Initiative 24 > Amends Constitution: Allows adult marijuana use, possession, production, except actions endangering children, public safety; state may regulate.   Status: Groups and Volunteers are Collecting Signatures for this Initiative.  The OMPI Petition is currently available for Download. Click here for more.

Oregon State Initiative Oregon State > Initiative by Sensible Oregon > Removes criminal and civil penalties, for adults 21 and over, for possession, cultivation, and use of marijuana; retains penalties for minors.   The Sensible Oregon Petition is currently available for Download. Status: Groups and Volunteers are Collecting Signatures for this Petition.  Click here for more.


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Oregon State legislation and legislators Oregon State > legislation and legislators > in the State of Oregon.   the year 2010. The OCTA 2010 Petition is currently available for Download. Status: Groups and Volunteers are Collecting Signatures for this Petition.  Click here for more.

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United States Congress, House Resolution 5842 U.S. House > Resolution 5842 > Federal Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced by Rep. Ron Paul.   Washington, DC:  Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) has introduced H.R. 5842, the “Medical Marijuana Patient Protection Act,”.  This bill would make federal authorities respect states' current laws on medicinal cannabis and end DEA raids on facilities distributing medical marijuana legally under state law.  Status: Trying to get before a committee and get a vote.  Click here for more.


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in Oregon State: Legislative Items past and present

Legislative items from year 2012 2012, Legislative items

   Initiative 9 notes and information I - 9, Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA). [Legalization]

   Initiative 24 notes and information I - 24, Oregon Marijuana Policy Intiative (OMPI). [Legalization]

   Initiative by Sensible Oregon notes and information Initiative by Sensible Oregon; Removes criminal and civil penalties, for adults 21 and over, for possession, cultivation, and use of marijuana. [Legalization]

   Initiative by Sensible Oregon notes and information Initiative by Sensible Oregon; Removes criminal and civil penalties, for adults 21 and over, for possession, cultivation, and use of marijuana. [Legalization]

   Initiative by Sensible Oregon notes and information Initiative by Sensible Oregon; Removes criminal and civil penalties, for adults 21 and over, for possession, cultivation, and use of marijuana. [Legalization]


Legislative items from year 2011 2011, Legislative items

   Senate Bill 777 notes and information SB 777, Removes Conditions from Qualifying List.

   House Bill 3202 notes and information HB 3202, Guts OMMA for Law Enforcements Sake.

   House Bill 2982 notes and information HB 2982, Denies "Card", and Medicine thereby, for Felony Convictions.


Legislative items from year 2010 2010, Legislative items

   Initiative 28 notes and information I-28, the Dispensary Initiative

   Initiative 73 notes and information I-73, the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act (OCTA) Initiative


Legislative items from year 2009 2009, Legislative items

   Initiative 28 notes and information I-28, the Dispensary Initiative

   Senate Bill 388 notes and information SB 388, changes the Program for Law Enforcement; Decreases amount of marijuana that may be possessed by persons responsible for marijuana grow sites to 24 ounces, etc.

   Senate Bill 426 notes and information SB 426, Expands ability of employer to prohibit use of medical marijuana in workplace

   Senate Bill 427 notes and information SB 427, Relates to drug-free workplace policies; Requires applicant for medical marijuana registry identification card to notify employer before using marijuana, etc.

   House Bill 956 notes and information HB 956, Sponsored by COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (at the request of Oregon Association Chiefs of Police, Oregon State Sheriffs' Association, Oregon District Attorneys Association, Oregon Narcotics Enforcement Association and Oregon Partnership) -- Modifies definitions related to marijuana for purposes of certain criminal laws; Declares emergency, effective on passage.

   House Bill 957 notes and information HB 957, Modifies provisions of Oregon Medical Marijuana Act; Declares emergency, effective on passage.

   House Bill 958 notes and information HB 958, Modifies provisions in Oregon Medical Marijuana Act related to designated primary caregivers; Declares emergency, effective on passage.

   House Bill 959 notes and information HB 959, Modifies provisions of Oregon Medical Marijuana Act; Declares emergency, effective on passage.

   House Bill 960 notes and information HB 960, Requires Department of Human Services to revoke registry identification card, marijuana grow site registration card or designated primary caregiver identification card of person who refuses inspection; Removes exception from criminal liability for person who refuses inspection; Declares emergency, effective on passage.

   House Bill 2313 notes and information HB 2313, a Land Use bill that could effect Dispensarys

   House Bill 2497 notes and information HB 2497, Relating to employment; Expands ability of employer to prohibit use of medical marijuana in workplace

   House Bill 2503 notes and information HB 2503, Relating to medical marijuana in the workplace; Prohibits discrimination in employment under certain circumstances, etc.

   House Bill 3274 notes and information HB 3274, Directs Department of Human Services to establish and operate marijuana production facility and distribute marijuana to pharmacies for dispensing to medical marijuana cardholders and designated primary caregivers, and more.

   House Bill 3371 notes and information HB 3371, Relating to driving under the influence of marijuana; declaring an emergency.


Legislative items from year 2007 2007, Legislative items

   House Bill 465 notes and information SB465, a Fire-em-All-and-let-God-sort-out bill


Legislative items from year 2005 2005, Legislative items

   House Bill 1085 notes and information SB1085, needs your attention
   Senate Bill 2693 notes and information HB2693, the "dumb bill gone bad" bill
   Senate Bill 3457 notes and information HB3457, the "Forfeiture" bill
   House Bill 717 notes and information SB717, the anti-Medical Marijuana bill
   House Bill 772 notes and information SB772, the pro-Medical Marijuana bill
   House Bill 2485 notes and information HB2485, the anti-Meth & Marijuana bill
   Senate Bill 294 notes and information SB294, the Hemp bill
   Senate Bill 397 notes and information SB397, Denies Benefits
   Senate Bill 2695 notes and information HB2695, DUI & 2nd-Hand Smoke
   House Bill 5077 notes and information HB5077, the "Rob the Sick and Dying Pot-heads" bill

Legislative items from year 2003 2003, Legislative items

   House Bill 2939 notes and information HB2939, a previous bad Medical Marijuana bill

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