17 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits

17 Legal Medical Marijuana States and DC
Laws, Fees, and Possession Limits

 

 

I. Summary Chart

II. Details by State

III. Sources

 

I. Summary Chart: 17 states and DC that have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana
State Year Passed How Passed
(Yes Vote)
Fee Possession Limit Accepts other states’ registry ID cards?
1. Alaska 1998 Ballot Measure 8 (58%) $25/$20 1 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature) unknown1
2. Arizona 2010 Proposition 203 (50.13%) $150/$75 2.5 oz usable; 0-12 plants2 Yes3
3. California 1996 Proposition 215 (56%) $66/$33 8 oz usable; 6 mature or 12 immature plants4 No
4. Colorado 2000 Ballot Amendment 20 (54%) $35 2 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature) No
5. Connecticut 2012 House Bill 5389 (96-51 House, 21-13 Senate) * One-month supply (exact amount to be determined) No
6. DC 2010 Amendment Act B18-622 (13-0 vote) ** 2 oz dried; limits on other forms to be determined unknown
7. Delaware 2011 Senate Bill 17 (27-14 House, 17-4 Senate) *** 6 oz usable Yes5
8. Hawaii 2000 Senate Bill 862 (32-18 House; 13-12 Senate) $25 3 oz usable; 7 plants (3 mature, 4 immature) No
9. Maine 1999 Ballot Question 2 (61%) $100/$75 2.5 oz usable; 6 plants Yes6
10. Michigan 2008 Proposal 1 (63%) $100/$25 2.5 oz usable; 12 plants Yes
11. Montana 2004 Initiative 148 (62%) $25/$10 1 oz usable; 4 plants (mature); 12 seedlings No
12. Nevada 2000 Ballot Question 9 (65%) $200 +fees 1 oz usable; 7 plants (3 mature, 4 immature) No
13. New Jersey 2010 Senate Bill 119 (48-14 House; 25-13 Senate) $200/$20 2 oz usable No
14. New Mexico 2007 Senate Bill 523 (36-31 House; 32-3 Senate) $0 6 oz usable; 16 plants (4 mature, 12 immature) No
15. Oregon 1998 Ballot Measure 67 (55%) $200/$1007 24 oz usable; 24 plants (6 mature, 18 immature) No
16. Rhode Island 2006 Senate Bill 0710 (52-10 House; 33-1 Senate) $75/$10 2.5 oz usable; 12 plants Yes
17. Vermont 2004 Senate Bill 76 (22-7) HB 645 (82-59) $50 2 oz usable; 9 plants (2 mature, 7 immature) No
18. Washington 1998 Initiative 692 (59%) **** 24 oz usable; 15 plants No