Marijuana Laws by State

  
State Seal of Alabama - Medical Marijuana laws by StateAlabama
Uses:
Limited medical treatment
Conditions:
Epilepsy or other disorders that cause serious, debilitating, or life threatening conditions. Any others must be approved by Alabama Department of Health and Social Services
Type of cannabis permitted:
High CBD, Low HTC (less than 3% THC)
Dispensaries/Access:
Law does not include means of access to medical cannabis
State Seal of Alaska - Medical Marijuana laws by StateAlaska
Uses:
Medical treatment and personal use up to one ounce
Conditions:
Cachexia, cancer, chronic pain, epilepsy, Glaucoma, Multiple Sclerosis, Nausea
Type of cannabis permitted:
Not restricted
Dispensaries/Access:
No state licensed dispensaries
Can cultivate up to 6 plants - only 3 mature at most
State Seal of Arizona - Medical Marijuana laws by StateArizona
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, ALS, Crohn’s disease, cachexia,
chronic pain, seizures, severe muscle spasms, severe nausea, Alzheimer’s disease
Type of cannabis permitted:
Not restricted
Dispensaries/Access:
Allows registered, nonprofit dispensaries
Limit is 2.5 ounces in a 14 day period
If patient lives more than 25 miles from dispensary they can cultivate up to 12
Plants
State Seal of Arkansas - Medical Marijuana laws by StateArkansas
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state.
State Seal of California - Medical Marijuana laws by StateCalifornia:
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Over 250 chronic or persistent medical conditions
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation – up to 6 mature plants
State Seal of Colorado - Medical Marijuana laws by StateColorado
Uses:
Medical treatment and personal use
Conditions:
Chronic pan, severe nausea, cancer, HIV/AIDS, seizures, muscle spasms, and
others subject to approval by Colorado Board of Health
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
State sanctioned dispensaries, approved by local government
State Seal of Connecticut - Medical Marijuana laws by StateConnecticut
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Parkinson’s disease, HIV/AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, glaucoma,
cachexia, Crohn’s disease, PTSD, and others subject to approval by Department
of Consumer Protection
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
State Seal of Delaware - Medical Marijuana laws by StateDelaware
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
HIV/AIDS, cancer, decompensated cirrhosis, PTSD, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease,
or a medical condition that has not responded to other treatments for three months or for which the treatment produced severe side effects
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State-regulated, non-profit compassion centers distribute medical marijuana
State Seal of Florida - Medical Marijuana laws by StateFlorida
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer and medical conditions that chronically produce seizures and/or muscle spasms
Type of cannabis permitted:
High CBD (more than 10%), Low-HTC (less than 0.8%) only
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
State wide shipping by licensed manufacturers
State Seal of Georgia - Medical Marijuana laws by StateGeorgia
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer, ALS, multiple sclerosis, seizure disorders, Crohn’s disease, mitochondrial
disease, and Parkinson’s disease
Type of cannabis permitted:
Low THC oil only
Dispensaries/Access:
Law does not address manufacturing, purchasing, or distribution of low THC oil
State Seal of Hawaii - Medical Marijuana laws by StateHawaii
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer, HIV/AIDS, cachexia, severe pain, nausea, seizures, muscle spasms, and
others subject to approval by Hawaii Department of Health
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries will open July 2016
State Seal of Idaho - Medical Marijuana laws by StateIdaho
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state.
State Seal of Illinois - Medical Marijuana laws by StateIllinois
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Muscular dystrophy, Crohn’s disease, cancer, glaucoma, spinal cord
injury/disease, HIV/AIDS, traumatic brain injury, or a severely debilitating or terminal medical condition
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
Must select one dispensary from which to purchase – can be changed
State Seal of Indiana - Medical Marijuana laws by StateIndiana
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state.
State Seal of Iowa - Medical Marijuana laws by StateIowa
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Epileptic seizure disorders where standard treatments do not improve seizures or
where standard treatment causes harmful side effects
Type of cannabis permitted:
Low-THC oil only (less than 3% THC)
Dispensaries/Access:
No dispensaries in state
State Seal of Kansas - Medical Marijuana laws by StateKansas
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Kentucky - Medical Marijuana laws by StateKentucky
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Intractable seizure disorders
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabidoil – high CBD, low THC
Dispensaries/Access:
No dispensaries in state – not addressed in law
State Seal of Louisiana - Medical Marijuana laws by StateLouisiana
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
HIV/AIDS, cancer, glaucoma, seizure disorders, spasticity, Crohn’s disease, muscular dystrophy, cachexia, and multiple sclerosis
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabidoil – high CBD, low THC
Dispensaries/Access:
No dispensaries in state yet – may take up to two years
State Seal of Maine - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMaine
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Epilepsy; cancer; HIV/AIDS; hepatitis C; glaucoma; nausea; multiple sclerosis; PTSD; nail-patella syndrome; Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease; chronic pain; Alzheimer’s disease; cachexia; diseases characterized by muscle spasms
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabidoil – high CBD, low THC
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to 6 plants, 3 mature
State Seal of Maryland - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMaryland
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cachexia; chronic pain; anorexia; seizures; several nausea; severe/persistent
muscle spasms; or other medical conditions approved by the Natalie M. LaPadre Medical Marijuana Commission
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
No dispensaries open yet – application for license currently open
State Seal of Massachusetts - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMassachusetts
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Glaucoma; cancer; HIV/AIDS; ALS; Parkinson’s disease; Crohn’s disease,
multiple sclerosis; other conditions approved by physician
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State registered marijuana dispensaries
State Seal of Michigan - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMichigan
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Debilitating medical conditions
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation of up to 12 plants
State Seal of Minnesota - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMinnesota
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer; HIV/ADIS; glaucoma; Tourette’s syndrome; multiple sclerosis; ALS;
Crohn’s disease; terminal illness with life expectancy under one year
Type of cannabis permitted:
Oil, pill, and/or vaporized delivery method
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
State Seal of Mississippi - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMississippi
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Debilitating epileptic conditions
Type of cannabis permitted:
CBD oil with more than 15% CBD and less than 0.5% THC
Dispensaries/Access:
Must be dispensed by University of Mississippi’s Department of Pharmacy
Serivice
State Seal of Missouri - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMissouri
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Epilepsy that has been untreatable with three or more treatment options
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabis extract oils with at least 5% CBD and less than 0.3% THC
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed, private cannabidoil care centers
State Seal of Montana - Medical Marijuana laws by StateMontana
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer; glaucoma; HIV/AIDS; Cachexia or wasting syndrome; Severe, chronic
pain; Intractable nausea or vomiting; Epilepsy or intractable seizure disorder; Multiple sclerosis; Chron’s Disease; Painful peripheral neuropathy; A central nervous system disorder resulting in chronic, painful spasticity or muscle spasms; Admittance into hospice care.
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to four mature plants
State Seal of Nebraska - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNebraska
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Nevada - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNevada
Uses:
Medical Treatment
Conditions:
AIDS; cancer; glaucoma; and any condition/treatment that produces cachexia,
persistent muscle spasms or seizures, severe nausea or pain
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to 7 plants – 3 mature, 4 immature
State Seal of New Hampshire - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNew Hampshire
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
State Seal of New Jersey - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNew Jersey
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Seizure disorder; glaucoma; severe or chronic pain; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
multiple sclerosis; terminal illness; HIV/AIDS; cancer; severe nausea or vomiting
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access: None
State permitted dispensaries
State Seal of New Mexico - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNew Mexico
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
ALS; PTSD; HIV/AIDS; cancer; severe chronic pain; hospice patients; painful
peripheral neuropathy; epilepsy; intractable nausea/vomiting; glaucoma; severe anorexia/cachexia; multiple sclerosis; damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with intractable spasticity
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation of up to 16 plants – four mature and 12 seedlings
State Seal of New York - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNew York
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
HIV/AIDS; spinal cord damage causing spasticity; epilepsy; neuropathies; cancer; Parkinson’s disease; inflammatory bowel disease; multiple sclerosis
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
State Seal of North Carolina - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNorth Carolina
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Intractable epilepsy
Type of cannabis permitted:
High CBD oil (more than 10%), Low-HTC (less than 0.3%) only
Dispensaries/Access:
None
State Seal of North Dakota - Medical Marijuana laws by StateNorth Dakota
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Ohio - Medical Marijuana laws by StateOhio
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Oklahoma - Medical Marijuana laws by StateOklahoma
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Oregon - Medical Marijuana laws by StateOregon
Uses:
Medical treatment and personal use
Conditions:
Cancer; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis; HIV/AIDS; glaucoma; medical condition that produces cachexia, severe pain, severe nausea
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restrictions
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to 24 plants – 6 mature, 18 immature

State Seal of Pennsylvania - Medical Marijuana laws by StatePennsylvania
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Parkinson’s disease; cancer; HIV/AIDS; multiple sclerosis; autism; sickle cell anemia; PTSD; Crohn’s disease; glaucoma; Huntington’s disease; epilepsy; ALS; intractable seizures; damage to nervous tissue of spinal cord; or if conventional therapeutic therapy is contradicted or ineffective
Type of cannabis permitted:
Pill; oil; topical forms; tincture; and liquid
Excludes dry leaf/ plant form
Dispensaries/Access:
None yet – law went into effect May 17, 2016 and it will take between 18 – 24
months to be fully implemented
State Seal of Rhode Island - Medical Marijuana laws by StateRhode Island
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer; glaucoma; HIV/AIDS; hepatitis C; or a chronic disease that produces one
or more of the following symptoms: cachexia, chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe muscle spasms, agitation related to Alzheimer’s
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation of up to 12 plants
State Seal of South Carolina - Medical Marijuana laws by StateSouth Carolina
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, or any other severe form of
epilepsy that is not adequately treated by traditional therapies
Type of cannabis permitted:
Low THC (less than 0.9%) High CBD (15% or higher)
Dispensaries/Access:
No manufactures or dispensaries
Federally approved clinical trials
State Seal of South Dakota - Medical Marijuana laws by StateSouth Dakota
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Tennessee - Medical Marijuana laws by StateTennessee
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Intractable seizures
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabis oil with less than 0.9% THC
Dispensaries/Access:
Tennessee Tech can cultivate, process, and dispense as part of clinical trial
State Seal of Texas - Medical Marijuana laws by StateTexas
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of Utah - Medical Marijuana laws by StateUtah
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Epilepsy that does not respond to three or more treatment options overseen by a neurologist
Type of cannabis permitted:
Hemp extracts with less than 0.3% THC and more than 15% CBD
Dispensaries/Access:
None
State Seal of Vermont - Medical Marijuana laws by StateVermont
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Cancer; AIDS/HIV; multiple sclerosis; or a chronic disease or its treatment which causes: cachexia, severe pain, severe nausea, or seizures
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to 9 plants – 2 mature, 7 immature
State Seal of VirginiaVirginia
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of WashingtonWashington
Uses:
Medical treatment
Personal use
Conditions:
Cancer; HIV/AIDS; epilepsy; cachexia; intractable pain; Crohn’s disease; Hepatitis C; and multiple sclerosis
Type of cannabis permitted:
No restriction
Dispensaries/Access:
State licensed dispensaries
Home cultivation up to 15 plants
State Seal of West VirginiaWest Virginia
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state
State Seal of WisconsinWisconsin
Uses:
Medical treatment
Conditions:
Seizure disorders
Type of cannabis permitted:
Cannabidiol in a form without a psychoactive effect
Dispensaries/Access:
No dispensaries
Only physicians/pharmacies with FDA investigative drug permit can dispense
State Seal of WyomingWyoming
Uses: None
Conditions: None
Type of cannabis permitted: None
Dispensaries/Access: None
Medical marijuana is illegal in this state