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Oregon Cannabis Commission

Overview

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 Control 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
The Oregon Cannabis Commission (OCC) is seeking candidates to fill open positions. OCC is currently looking to fill two vacant positions; an attending provider as defined in 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 executive.appointments@oregon.gov for assistance.


OCC All Subcommittee Roundtable Meeting

August 18, 2022 


OCC Meetings

The Oregon Cannabis Commission meets on a regular basis. Upcoming meeting Events:

OCC Subcommittee Meetings

The OCC has organized Subcommittees that will meet on a regular basis. Below are the upcoming Subcommittee Meeting Events.


Research and Leadership Subcommittee

Research and Leadership Subcommittee Members (pdf)


Health Equity Subcommitte

Health Equity Subcommittee Members (pdf)


Merged Governance Frame Working/Patient Equity Subcommittee

Merged Governance Frame Working and Patient Equity Subcommittee Members (pdf)


Governance Frame Working Subcommittee

The Governance Frame Working subcommittee and Patient Equity Subcommittee have merged for 2021.


Patient Equity Subcommittee

The Patient Equity and Governance Frame Working subcommittees have merged for 2021.