However, marijuana cannot be consumed in public spaces. Medical marijuana patients can have up to 2.5 ounces on their persons without breaking state law. Qualifying patients and their caregivers are allowed to purchase weed from a dispensary. They are excluded from the growing of any marijuana for either medical or personal use.
Patients can have up to three ounces on their person but no more within a two-week period. A qualifying patient or caregiver with a “329” card is allowed to grow a maximum of ten mature plants and must be an MMJ cardholder. The area where the plants are grown must also be registered with the Hawaii Department of Health. Those seeking to use marijuana recreationally can do so and have it on their person if it is not over an ounce. Hawaiians can grow up to six marijuana plants (three or fewer can be mature and flowering) and are not subject to arrest or fine. Legal recreational marijuana will be a reality in Illinois beginning in January of 2020 due to the passage of HB 1438.
At the time of this article, qualifying medical patients can purchase marijuana at any legal dispensary. However, cultivation is reserved for those that have been designated as “cultivation center agents,” or someone that is employed or does business on behalf of a legalized dispensary center. Medical marijuana was officially legalized on August 1, 2019. However, unlike many states that boast a loose network of dispensaries that are licensed according to certain guidelines, the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) will be responsible for overseeing the production and processing of medical marijuana. The marijuana will then be dispensed to patients through state-sanctioned entities for sale. Only designated Louisiana State University and Southern University departments can grow medical marijuana. Cannabis has had a rich and varied history in the state of Maine. It was one of the first to prohibit the herb in 1913 but was also one of the first to decriminalize it in the modern era in 1976. Marijuana was legalized for medicinal use in 1999, and then in 2016, it became legal for recreational use after Question I passed. Individuals 21 years of age or older can cultivate up to six mature, flowering plants. They can also have up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis in their possession. In 2018, lawmakers in Maine passed LD 238 which allows for third-party extraction of medical marijuana. LD 1539 added the provision that any patient can use medical cannabis if they have a doctor’s recommendation. These amendments also eliminated the need to name a caregiver or dispensary as their sole source of medical marijuana, giving patients more options. However, patients can choose to grow their own marijuana, but it must be less than three plants. Qualifying patients and caregivers can apply to receive an MMJ card (there can be up to two designated caregivers per patient). Approved patients and caregivers can only purchase marijuana from state-approved dispensaries. Unfortunately, patients and caregivers cannot grow their own marijuana  . Marijuana was legalized in Massachusetts in 2016 when Question 4 passed with 54% of the vote. Each household is permitted to grow six plants, but the maximum increases to 12 if there is more than one adult in the house. However, your plants cannot be visible from the street. You can store up to ten ounces of dry herb at home. in your home, it must be contained in a locked place. Marijuana was legalized in Michigan in 2008 for medical purposes, but it is only available to acute and terminally ill patients. In 2018, however, cannabis was recreationally legalized in Michigan. You can have up to 2.5 oz in your possession and up to 10 oz in the home.
You can grow up to 12 plants in a private and enclosed space if you are 21 years or older; your caregiver is also legally allowed to cultivate if you are unable to grow them yourself and are a medical marijuana patient.
After paying a fee, you can grow up to six plants that are mature and flowering. However, the space must be enclosed, locked and secure. Weed was legalized for medicinal use in Montana in 2004. If you are a registered cardholder, you are allowed to grow a maximum of 4 mature plants, including four seedlings.