In November 1998, Initiative 692 (or the Medical Use of Marijuana Act) passed in the state of Washington. The act allows patients with certain debilitating conditions to legally posses, use and cultivate medical marijuana. The Washing Department of Health Medical Marijuana Program Patients in Washing State that wish to join the medical marijuana program must… Read More

The Rhode Island Medical Marijuana Laws were signed in 2006. Late June, this year, there was a medical cannabis festival celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Rhode Island medical marijuana program. RI’s Department of Health administers the provisions of the state’s Medical Marijuana Act and related regulations. Rhode Island medical cards can only be obtained… Read More

In 1998 the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act was established, which allowed the cultivation, possession, and use of marijuana by doctor recommendation for patients with specific medical conditions. The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program is administered by the Oregon Department of Health Services (DHS) and is responsible for processing all medical cannabis card applications. We go into… Read More

In July of 201, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York Legislature enacted the Compassionate Care Act, which gave New Yorkers with qualifying medical conditions and a doctor’s prescription limited access to marijuana products. We’ll have a look at the Medical Marijuana laws in New York and show you how and if you are… Read More

In 2007, the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use act was established, which allows the New Mexico Department of Health to register patients to legally possess and use medical cannabis. Under this bill, patients can also legally grow their medical marijuana. The New Mexico Department of Health Cannabis Program The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program is… Read More