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The City of Portland, Oregon

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Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Frequently Asked Questions and Information

Learn About Portland Marijuana Rules


Portland Cannabis Program Q & A: Learn about our program, what we do, and why we're here!

PCC 14B.130Portland's Cannabis Program is guided by PCC 14B.130, and any requirements in PCC 14B.130 can ONLY be changed by a vote from Portland City Council: our program cannot change them on our own.

Portland Marijuana FAQClick this FAQ for City-level answers to questions about cannabis possession, consumption, and more.

Cannabis Facilities Code Guide: Guide for commercial building and mechanical permitting for cannabis businesses.

Portland Map of Medical Dispensaries and Marijuana Retailers: Our Licensing page offers an interactive map where you can see all Medical Dispensaries and Marijuana Retailers who have applied with (or are licensed by) our program!

Administrative Guidelines: Administrative Guidelines on Application Procedure and Licensure 

Cannabis Policy Oversight Team (CPOT): Portland's CPOT is comprised of community and industry members who make recommendations on Portland marijuana policy. These meetings are held monthly at Portland City Hall, and are open to the public.

Public Records Request: Click the link to make a Public Records Request.

Marihuana Recreacional: Información sobre las leyes en cuanto marihuana recreacional en Oregon.

Environmental Requirements for Portland Cannabis Businesses: The City of Portland's Bureau of Environmental Services created a guide for Portland cannabis businesses regarding environmental requirements for sewer, stormwater, and other issues.



Text of Measure 91: Measure 91 is the Oregon ballot measure that legalized and regulated cannabis in Oregon.

Oregon Cannabis FAQ: Click this FAQ for state-level frequently asked marijuana questions from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC).

Oregon Rules on Cannabis Labeling, Concentration Limits, and Testing: From the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), this includes edibles packaging rules.

The Cole MemoWritten by U.S. Deputy Attorney General James Cole in 2013, The Cole Memo offers guidelines on Federal cannabis enforcement, and is used by many states (including Oregon) when developing state-level cannabis regulation.



Presentation for 2016 Educational Cannabis TrainingPresentation by the City, the State, the Cannabis Industry, and Portland NORML for the Educational Cannabis Training sponsored by Big Village.

2016 Canna Talks: Portland hosted Canna Talks - the first in a biannual summit on marijuana industry best practices, regulations, and conversations - on Nov. 15, 2016 from 1:30 to 6pm. Click to learn more about Canna Talks, full audio of the event, and more.