Cannabis Regulation

ORS 475B.804
Designated primary caregivers


If a person who is applying for a registry identification card under ORS 475B.797 (Registry identification cardholders), or who is a registry identification cardholder, chooses to designate, or to change the designation of, a primary caregiver, the person must include the primary caregiver’s name and address:


On the person’s application for a registry identification card;


On the person’s application to renew a registry identification card; or


In a form and manner prescribed by the authority, in a signed statement notifying the Oregon Health Authority of the designation.


A registry identification cardholder may have only one designated primary caregiver at any given time.


If a registry identification cardholder who previously designated a primary caregiver chooses to designate a different primary caregiver, the authority shall notify the previous designee of the new designation and issue an identification card to the newly designated primary caregiver. [Formerly 475B.418]
§§ 475B.785 to 475B.949

(formerly 475.300 to 475.346, then 475B.400

to 475 B.525)

Notes of Decisions

Registry identification cardholder may not confer immunity on person other than designated primary caregiver to possess medical marijuana on behalf of cardholder. State v. Fries, 212 Or App 220, 158 P3d 10 (2007), aff'd 344 Or 541, 185 P3d 453 (2008)

Law Review Citations

52 WLR 1 (2015)

§§ 475B.400 to 475B.525

(formerly 475.300 to 475.346)

See annotations under ORS 475B.785 to 47B.949.


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Jun. 26, 2021