Current Cannabis Legislation

What is legal Medical marijuana (Non-psychoactive forms with less than 3 percent THC.) 

When ? March 2014

Who? Patients with “debilitating epileptic conditions”

Learn more about Alabama’s Cannabis Legislation:  Carly’s Law 

Last Update: July 1st, 2015

Alaska

What is legal? Medical and recreational marijuana (up to 1 ounce)

When?  Medical:  November 1998 / Recreational  November 2014, took effect February 24, 2015.

Who? Anyone over 21 years old

Learn more about Alaska’s Cannabis Legislation: Senate Bill 94 Recreational: Ballot Measure 2
More;  http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/VitalStats/Documents/PDFs/MedicalMarijuana.pdf

Last Update: July 1st, 2015

Arizona

What is legal? Medical marijuana (2.5 ounces)

When? November 2010

Who? Qualifying patients who are defined as anyone who has a “debilitating medical condition.” Approved conditions cited in the bill include cancer, glaucoma, HIV, Crohn’s disease, and chronic pain.

Learn more about Arizona’s Cannabis Legislation: Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

Last Update: July 1st, 2015

Arkansas

What is legal? Not legal for anything

Last Update: July 1st, 2015

California

What is legal? Medical marijuana (up to 8 ounces of dried marijuana) 

When?  November 1996 

Who? Patients with a “debilitating illness” that a physician has deemed “would benefit from medical marijuana.”

Learn more about California’s Cannabis Legislation: Medical The Compassionate Use Act of 1996 / Decriminalization SB 1449

Also a good read;  http://stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/2010/oct/01/california_governor_signs_mariju

Last Update: July 1st, 2015

Colorado

What is legal? Medical and recreational marijuana (up to 8 ounces of dried marijuana)

When? Medical: November 2000 / Recreational: November 2012

Who? Anyone over 21 years old

Learn more about Colorado’s Cannabis Legislation; Colorado Ballot Initiative 20 for medical marijuana and Amendment 64  for recreational marijuana.

Last Update: July 1st 2015

 


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