The Oregon Cannabis Commission (OCC) was established in the 2017 legislative session through House Bill 2198. In 2018, Senate Bill 1544 amended the tasks of the OCC.
The role and responsibility of the OCC is to:
- Provide advice to the Oregon Health Authority with respect to the administration of ORS 475C.770 to 475C.919;
- Provide advice to the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission with respect to the administration of ORS 475C.005 to 475C.525, insofar as those statutes pertain to registry identification cardholders and designated primary caregivers, as those terms are defined in ORS 475C.777;
- Develop a long-term strategic plan for ensuring that cannabis will remain a therapeutic option for persons with debilitating medical conditions as defined in ORS 475C.777;
- Develop a long-term strategic plan for ensuring that cannabis will remain affordable for persons with debilitating medical conditions as defined in ORS 475C.777; and
- Monitor and study federal laws, regulations and policies regarding marijuana.
Membership List Bylaws
OCC Open Positions
ORS 475C.777 and medical grower as defined in ORS 475C.777
. Members serve a term of four years each.
To apply, complete the electronic application on the Governor's Boards and Commissions website at https://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/board-list.aspx.
Note that only completed applications will be processed and considered for appointment. The application site lists items needed to apply, including:
- Uploaded resume (PDF only).
- Uploaded short personal bio.
- Responses to the general application and background questions.
Those unable to complete the form electronically should contact the Executive Appointments Office at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.