Marijuana is legal in Oregon — to possess and grow, but not to buy

As of today, if you are 21 or older, you can legally possess and grow cannabis in Oregon. That’s right, a pretty historic day.

» Hundreds celebrate marijuana’s new legal status in Oregon

If you want to mark the day by buying some pot to consume, you’re out of luck. For now, people can only share or give away marijuana and starter plants so you’ll have to hit up a generous friend, though a bill allowing recreational marijuana sales at dispensaries in the fall is making its way through the Oregon Legislature.

Medical marijuana patients, meanwhile, can continue to purchase cannabis at state-regulated dispensaries. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission isn’t expected to launch the recreational marijuana industry until late 2016.

Read More: http://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/index.ssf/2015/07/legal_marijuana_in_oregon.html#incart_maj-story-1

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