Oregon Medical Marijuana in Numbers – Is Recreational Marijuana Impacting Medical Marijuana Figures?

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The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) oversees the medical marijuana cardholder registry for patients and regulates medical marijuana dispensaries, processors and grow sites.

Their role includes administering the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act by overseeing the registration, database, tracking and reporting requirements for patients, growers, processors and dispensaries.

 

The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is part of the Center for Health Protection.

61,839

Registered patients – 7.90% decrease compared to January 2017.

26,067

Registered caregivers – 8.11% decrease compared to January 2017.

33,764

Registered growers – 7.12% decrease compared to January 2017.

25,228

Registered grow sites – 5.27% decrease compared to January 2017.

9,311

Multnomah is the most popular county for OMMP patients with 9,311 currently residing there. Multnomah is closely followed by Jackson (8,697) and Lane (6,697) making up the top 3.

60 – 64

The age range with the highest count of patients (7,824/12.4%). 55-59 (7,427/11.8%) and 35-39 (6,338/10.0%).

103

The number of registered patients under the age of 10 – 23.70% decrease compared to January 2017.

56,175

The number of patients registered under ‘Severe Pain’. Spasms make up 17,124 of patients and Nausea 7,949 patients

93

Registered dispensaries under the OMMP – 69.71% decrease compared to January 2017.

8570

In June 2015, the OMMP received its highest number of applications. In February 2017, only 3651 applied for a new or renewed medical marijuana card, a 57.40% decrease.

All data, unless otherwise stated, as of April 2017. Source: Oregon Health Authority.

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