Beginning midnight on July 1st, those 21 and older will be allowed to possess up to eight ounces of cannabis at a private residence, or up to an ounce of cannabis in public. In addition, adults will be authorized to cultivate up to four cannabis plants for personal use.
Measure 91 also legalizes cannabis retail outlets, giving the Oregon Liquor Commission until January 1st to establish rules and regulations. These outlets are expected to be open by summer of next year.
According to a study conducted by ECONorthwest, the price of cannabis in Oregon is expected to be around $140 an ounce once cannabis stores are operating throughout the state.