How much medical marijuana can a person legally have?
The amount of marijuana a person or their primary caregiver may legally possess for medical reasons depends on their state’s medical marijuana law.
In California, qualified patients and their primary caregivers may legally possess up to eight ounces of dried marijuana and/or six mature (or 12 immature) marijuana plants. However, the state allows patients to possess larger amounts of marijuana when it is recommended by a physician. Also,
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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