Oregon releases medical marijuana guidelines

Oregon releases medical marijuana guidelines

An Oregon committee is coming up with a set of guidelines for medical marijuana regulation.

Beginning March 2014, medical marijuana retailers will be required to register with the state, maintain encrypted electronic records and ensure around-the-clock security for their valuable inventory.

The committee has met since September to hammer out details such as security, background checks and marijuana testing. A draft version of the rules – covered in 30 pages – spells out the specifics of how the industry will operate in Oregon, which in 1998 was one of the first states to allow marijuana for medicinal use.

Read more at OregonLive.com.