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Portland police release pot guide after Washington legalizes marijuana

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Friday, December 07, 2012

KGW: Portland police released a guide that answers questions Oregonians may have about interstate marijuana use and possession.

As of Thursday morning, it is no longer a violation of Washington state law for people 21 and over to possess up to an ounce of marijuana for personal use. People can also possess up to 16 ounces of marijuana-infused solids, such as baked goods and candies, or 72 ounces of infused liquids, like cooking oils.

The state has one year to come up with the rules and licensing procedures for the growing and selling marijuana. Oregon law regarding marijuana possession, distribution and manufacturing has not changed.

But in Oregon possessing up to an ounce is a violation, not a criminal offense.

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