Health-related marijuana (file photo)

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Health-related Marijuana Plan warned hundreds of cannabis growers Wednesday that they have to have to come into compliance with inventory reporting specifications or face stiff penalties.

The OMMP issued a bulletin that reminds health-related growers at develop web-sites necessary to use the Oregon Health-related Marijuana On the web Technique (OMMOS) that they need to report their onsite cannabis inventory and any item transfers. Growers are necessary to log into OMMOS to report they had no inventory or item transfers in the course of the month.

“Reporting to OMMOS is important in that it needs growers to report cannabis solutions going into or out of their web page, or remaining onsite, which aids to avert diversion to the black market place,” mentioned Megan Lockwood, OMMP manager.

Lockwood noted that a current Oregon Secretary of State Audit that identified administrative shortcomings at the OMMP listed OMMOS tracking enforcement as an region the system necessary to address to minimize diversion.

Oregon Administrative Guidelines 333-008-0033(three) and 333-008-0630 state that a grower need to report the preceding month’s transfers and onsite inventory by the 10th of every month. These necessary to report need to build an on the net account in OMMOS to submit reports. OMMOS reporting has been a requirement due to the fact July 2016.

A total of 1,618 of 1,903 growers who fall below the OMMOS rule did not report their inventory and transfers for February.

Growers can anticipate to obtain warning letters later this month, permitting them time to come into compliance, just before notices of civil penalty are issued in Might.

If a grower fails to come into compliance, a civil penalty of at least $200 will be issued, officials mentioned. Failure to spend the civil penalty when issued, and come into compliance, could outcome in added civil penalties and grower card registration revocation, they warned.

Growers at develop web-sites with two or fewer individuals need to report month-to-month to the OMMP employing OMMOS if they:

  • Are the designated grower for an OMMP patient other than themselves.
  • Are a patient developing for themselves at their personal residence and they are transferring marijuana things to a health-related processor or dispensary.
  • Are a patient developing for themselves at a develop web page address that is not their residence.

The state reporting guidelines do not apply to individuals developing only for themselves at their residence, unless they are transferring usable marijuana to a registered processing web page or dispensary.

The bulletin is posted to the OMMP web page: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/CHRONICDISEASE/MEDICALMARIJUANAPROGRAM/Pages/bulletins.aspx.