How Much Cannabis Can You Possess In Each State?

Joe Evans
Joe Evans - Content Writer

Dec 03 2020 - 19 min read

Medical marijuana programs are different in every state. From the list of qualifying conditions to the process of getting your card to how much marijuana you can purchase and carry at one time.

As cannabis remains illegal at the federal level, it’s important you know how much cannabis you can possess as a medical marijuana patient. And, as mentioned, it’s different in every state. Plus, for states where recreational marijuana use is legal, there are often two different possession limits in place. Confusing, right?

Thankfully that’s where we have your back here at Leafwell. This article is going to be a comprehensive guide to the laws and regulations around possession of medical and recreational cannabis in each state and U.S. territory, arming you with the knowledge you need to safely use your cannabis products without being at odds with the local authorities.

Let’s get right into it, shall we?

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How Much Cannabis You Can Possess State-by-State

Here’s a comprehensive state-by-state guide on how much cannabis you can possess legally in each state:

Alabama

Medical:

There is no medical marijuana program in Alabama yet.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Alabama. Possessing even a single joint can mean as much as a year in prison. Possessing any amount of processed cannabis is considered a misdemeanor with up to one (1) year in prison or a $6,000 fine. Those suspected of possessing marijuana for any purpose other than personal use may face a felony with up to 10 years in prison or a $15,000 maximum fine.

Alaska

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Alaska. Medical marijuana card holders in Alaska can carry up to 1 ounce of concentrate or flower.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Alaska. Recreational users can purchase up to an ounce of cannabis (28.35 grams), 7 grams of cannabis concentrate, and grow up to six plants, but no more than three mature plants for non-commercial purposes. Adults looking to consume cannabis onsite are limited to purchasing no more than 1 gram with a limit of 10 milligrams of THC per transaction. You’re not allowed to smoke in public.

Arizona

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Arizona. Medical marijuana card holders in Arizona can carry up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana (70 grams) in a 14-day period.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Arizona. Adults can possess up to an ounce at a time with only 5 grams of concentrate and grow up to six plants. Adults won’t be able to purchase cannabis for recreational purposes until at least March 2021.

Arkansas

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Arkansas. Patients and caregivers may purchase up to 2.5 ounces, or 70.87 grams, of medical cannabis every 14 days from one state-approved dispensary. Arkansas patients may consume medical marijuana only in their homes. Consumption in public is not allowed.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Arkansas. Getting caught with even less than 4 ounces can land even first-time offenders in prison for a year. Possession of less than 4 ounces, or 113.4 grams, of marijuana on a first offense is a misdemeanor that comes with up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $2,500.

California

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in California. Medical cannabis patients and their caregivers can possess and transport up to 8 ounces, or 226.8 grams, of dried cannabis or concentrates and up to six mature plants, or 12 immature plants.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in California. Adults over the age of 21 can possess up to an ounce. Adults 21 or older can buy and possess up to 1 ounce, or 28.35 grams, of cannabis, and up to 8 grams of cannabis concentrate.

Colorado

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Colorado. Patients and their caregivers may legally possess up to 2 ounces (57 grams) usable cannabis.Cannabis delivery is allowed for medical marijuana patients in Colorado. Delivery for all adult-use marijuana begins Jan. 2, 2021.

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Recreational:

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. Adults over the age of 21 can possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or cannabis-infused products and 8 grams of concentrates.

Connecticut

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Connecticut. Patients can’t purchase more than 2.5 ounces (57 grams) of cannabis per month. Patients may only ingest their cannabis medicine in private.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Connecticut, but the possession of small amounts has been decriminalized. First and second offenses of less than a half-ounce yield a civil penalty of $150 and $200 to $500 respectively.

Delaware

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Delaware. Patients and caregivers can only purchase 3 ounces (85 grams) of processed cannabis every 14 days, but can possess up to 6 ounces (170 grams) of cannabis at a time.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Delaware, but marijuana is decriminalized, so a person caught with up to one ounce gets a fine of $100 instead of jail time. Minors smoking weed in public or a moving vehicle can face criminal charges however.

Florida

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Florida. Patients and legal representatives may not possess more than a 70-day supply of cannabis at any given time. Patients may not purchase more than a 35-day supply of cannabis (2.5 ounces) or possess more than 4 ounces of smokable cannabis at any one time.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Florida, with 20 grams or less punishable with up to a year in prison.

Georgia

Medical:

Medical cannabis is not legal in Georgia, but the state does allow patients to use medical CBD in the form of extracts high in CBD and low in THC.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Georgia. However, first time offenders might be eligible for probation over incarceration, including mandatory drug treatment. Atlanta, Savannah, and a few other cities have decriminalized possession of up to 1 ounce of cannabis and set penalties at $75 to $300.

Hawaii

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Hawaii. Patients and caregivers may not purchase more than 4 ounces (113 grams) of cannabis within a period of 15 consecutive days, or no more than 8 ounces (227 grams) within a period of 30 consecutive days, and are permitted up to 4 ounces (113 grams) of usable cannabis between them at one time.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Hawaii but cannabis is decriminalized for up to 3 grams of cannabis, making it punishable by a fine of $130.

Idaho

Medical:

There is no medical marijuana program in Idaho yet.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Idaho. In fact, the state has some of the strictest laws on record when it comes to cannabis. People caught with less than 3 ounces of cannabis face up to a year in prison. Possession of more than 3 ounces can result in 5 years in prison.

Illinois

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Illinois. Patients may possess up to 2.5 ounces (71 grams) of cannabis or cannabis products during any 14-day period. Patients can ask their doctor for a recommendation to possess more cannabis if needed. Medical patients can cultivate up to five plants more than five inches tall, as long as they’re stored in an enclosed, locked space and not visible to the public.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Illinois. Adult residents of the state age 21 and over can legally possess up to 30 grams of cannabis, while out-of-state visitors can only possess 15 grams.

Indiana

Medical:

There is no medical marijuana program in Indiana yet.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Indiana. Possession of any amount of cannabis carries a misdemeanor charge, 180 days in jail and a $1000 fine. Those with prior offenses could go to prison for up to a year and have to pay a $5000 fine and those caught with 30 grams or more are charged with a felony, between 6 months and 2 ½ years in jail and a $10,000 fine.

Iowa

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in Iowa, but registered patients and caregivers are allowed to purchase medical CBD products from state-licensed dispensaries.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Iowa. Getting caught with any amount results in jail time and a fine, with first offenders spending 6 months behind bars and $1000 fine, second time offenders a year in jail and a $1875 fine and a third offense carrying a two year sentence and a $6250 fine.

Kansas

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in Kansas, but patients with debilitating medical conditions who possess CBD oil with less than 5 percent THC can avoid criminal conviction with a letter from their physician. But they can still be arrested, charged, and taken to court.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Kansas. Possession of any amount of cannabis means a misdemeanor charge, six months in jail and a $1000 fine.

Kentucky

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in Kentucky, but residents may legally purchase and possess hemp-derived CBD products with no more than 0.3 percent THC.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Kentucky. Possession of less than 8 ounces of cannabis carries a misdemeanor charge, 45 days in jail and a $250 max fine.

Louisiana

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Louisiana. Patients and caregivers may possess up to a one-month supply, as determined by their physician, of non-smokable cannabis in a form recommended by their physician.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Louisiana. Possession of 14 grams or less means 15 days in prison and a $300 fine, with between 14 grams and up to 2.5 lbs carrying 6 months in jail and a $500 fine.

Maine

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Maine. Qualified patients and caregivers can possess up to 2.5 ounces (71 grams) of prepared marijuana, six mature plants, 12 immature female plants, unlimited seedlings and up to 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms) of dried cannabis.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Maine. Maine residents can possess up to 2.5 ounces (71 grams) of cannabis and up to 5 grams of concentrate, three mature plants, 12 immature plants, and unlimited seedlings.

Maryland

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Maryland. Patients are limited to 120 grams (4 ounces) of usable cannabis or 36 grams (1 ounce) total THC in a rolling 30-day period. Physicians can recommend more. Edible cannabis products are not available from dispensaries in Maryland since cannabis-infused food and beverages are prohibited.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Maryland, but possession has been decriminalized. Possessing less than 10 grams of cannabis carries no jail time and only a $100 fine.

Massachusetts

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Massachusetts. Registered patients can purchase a 60-day supply of medical cannabis from any state-licensed dispensary. The 60-day supply is limited to 10 ounces, though the certifying health care provider can specify more on the patient’s certificate.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Massachusetts. Adults over the age of 21 can purchase up to 1 ounce of marijuana but cannot consume it in public. Possession of more than 1 ounce but not more than 2 ounces outside the home is a misdemeanor with a potential penalty of a $100 fine and forfeiture of the cannabis in excess of 1 ounce.

Michigan

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Michigan. Patients and primary caregivers may cultivate and possess up to 12 cannabis plants at a time. Home-cultivated plants must be kept in a locked, enclosed space. If a company or person wants to grow more, they need to apply for a Michigan commercial grow license.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Michigan. Adults can possess up to 2.5 ounces (71 grams) of cannabis, cultivate and harvest from 12 plants up to a limit of 10 ounces (284 grams) at a time.

Minnesota

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Minnesota. Registered and certified medical marijuana patients and their caregivers can legally possess a 30-day supply of cannabis at the dosage determined by the pharmacist.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Minnesota. Possession of less than 42.5 grams (1.5 ounces) of cannabis is considered a petty misdemeanor. First-time offenders may be ordered to attend drug rehab, though the law does allow a fine of up to $300.

Mississippi

Medical:

Medical cannabis is currently illegal in Mississippi, but the state voted to establish a medical marijuana program in the November 2020 elections. At the moment, patients can purchase CBD oil with at least 15 percent CBD and no more than 0.5 percent THC is legal for patients with debilitating epilepsy. The only qualifying condition in Mississippi is debilitating epilepsy or related conditions.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Mississippi. Cannabis is decriminalized statewide. Possession of up to 30 grams (1 ounce) of cannabis or 10 grams of synthetic cannabinoids is punishable by a fine of $100 to $250 for the first offense. Subsequent offenses and possession of larger amounts carry greater penalties.

Missouri

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Missouri. Patients and their caregivers may not carry more than the legal limit of 20 fluid ounces, or 591.5 milliliters, of low-THC hemp extract. However, if a Missouri physician has signed a waiver, patients may legally obtain and possess more than 20 fluid ounces, or 591.5 milliliters, of CBD oil.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Missouri. Possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana a misdemeanor punishable by a fine. Possession of greater quantities is considered a felony.

Montana

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Montana. Medical patients must choose to either purchase cannabis or grow their own. Under Montana law, usable marijuana includes flower, resin, concentrate, and infused products. Registered patients who have not chosen to grow their own supply can purchase cannabis from a dispensary or have marijuana delivered by registered providers. Cardholders can purchase up to 5 ounces of usable marijuana a month but no more than 1 ounce per day. They can petition the Medical Marijuana Program to purchase more each month, if their physician agrees.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Montana. Possession of more than 60 grams of cannabis or 1 gram of concentrate is considered a misdemeanor punishable by no more than six months in jail and a fine up to $500 for a first offense. After January 1, 2021, possession of more than 1 ounce (28 grams) of cannabis or 8 grams of concentrate is a felony punishable by up to five years and a fine of up to $5,000.

Nebraska

Medical:

There is no medical marijuana program in Nebraska yet.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Nebraska. A first offense of possession of 1 ounce or less of cannabis is considered an infraction, punishable by a fine of up to $300 and an order to attend a drug-abuse education course. Larger amounts or subsequent offenses can incur more severe penalties.

Nevada

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Nevada. Medical marijuana patients and caregivers can possess up to 2.5 ounces of edibles, flower, concentrates, or topicals per two-week period. Patients may grow up to 12 plants for medical purposes.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Nevada. Residents and tourists who are 21 and over can buy 1 ounce of marijuana or one-eighth of an ounce of edibles or concentrates.

New Hampshire

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in New Hampshire. Patients can purchase no more than 2 ounces of marijuana or marijuana products within a 10-day period and may not possess more than that amount. Patients and caregivers between them can’t possess more than 2 ounces at a time.

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Recreational:

New Hampshire decriminalized marijuana in 2017. Possession of 21 grams of cannabis or cannabis-infused products with no more than 300 milligrams of THC, or up to 5 grams of hash can be punished with a fine up to $100 for a first and second offense. A third offense within three years could bring a $300 fine.

New Jersey

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in New Jersey. Patients are allowed to possess 3 ounces (85 grams) in a 30-day period. Patients who are terminally ill or in hospice care do not have a monthly limit. New Jersey patients and caregivers are not allowed to cultivate cannabis plants.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in New Jersey. The new legislation doesn’t specify what amount of cannabis is legal. Unless and until it does, possession of 50 grams of cannabis or less is punishable by six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.

New Mexico

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in New Mexico. Patients have access to ​no more than 8 ounces of cannabis (227 grams) over a three-month period. Once approved, patients and their caregivers can have a combined total of four mature plants and 12 seedlings.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis has been decriminalized in New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, decriminalized the possession of 1 ounce (28 grams) of marijuana in 2018, making the offense a $25 fine.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed SB323 into law on April 3, 2019. The bill decriminalized first time possession of marijuana for adults 18 and older, reducing possession of under a half-ounce (14 grams) to a $50 fine instead of jail time.

New York

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in New York. Patients may hold up to a 30-day supply of an approved medical cannabis product at any time. Patients and designated caregivers must have their medical marijuana registry ID card on hand at all times when possessing medical cannabis. Home cultivation is illegal.

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Recreational:

Although cannabis has been decriminalized in New York since 2019, recreational weed remains illegal in the state. Under the updated provisions, possession of up to 2 ounces (57 grams) is a violation, subject to a maximum fine of $200. Fines do not escalate, nor are misdemeanors charged because of previous offenses as they had been in the old law. The law does not change penalties for possession of larger amounts of marijuana, nor does it decriminalize marijuana dealing, sales, or trafficking.

North Carolina

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in North Carolina, but CBD extract with less than 0.9 percent THC and at least 5 percent CBD by weight is allowed for patients with intractable epilepsy.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in North Carolina. A first offense of possession of 0.5 ounce of cannabis or less or 0.2 ounce of hash or less is a Class C misdemeanor, which is punishable by a maximum fine of $200. Larger amounts and subsequent offenses may carry more severe penalties.

North Dakota

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in North Dakota. Minor patients and their caregivers aren’t allowed to purchase flower or anything with more than 6 percent THC. Otherwise, patients and caregivers can buy up to 2.5 ounces of flower and up to 4 grams of total THC in other products within a 30-day period. Patients with cancer can obtain a special “enhanced” medical marijuana card that allows them to purchase up to 6 ounces of flower.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in North Dakota but has decriminalized small amounts of weed. Possession of less than 0.5 ounces as a first offense is considered a criminal infraction with a penalty of no jail time and a fine up to $1,000. Ingesting marijuana is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,500.

Ohio

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Ohio. Patients and caregivers can purchase a 45-day supply of medical marijuana in the form of creams, edibles, flowers, lotions, oils, patches and tinctures.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Ohio. Possession of less than 100 grams (3.5 ounces) of cannabis is considered a minor misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $150.

Oklahoma

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Oklahoma. Only patients and their designated caregivers who are registered with OMMA can legally possess medical cannabis. Patients and caregivers are permitted to possess up to 3 ounces (85 grams) of usable cannabis on them and 8 ounces (227 grams) at home, one ounce (28 grams) of cannabis concentrates, and 72 ounces (2 kilograms) of edible products.

Patients who elect to cultivate their own cannabis are limited to six mature plants and six seedlings. Patients may also designate a caregiver to grow cannabis plants on their behalf. Plants must not be visible from the street.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Oklahoma.Possession of cannabis for non-medical use is considered a misdemeanor. Individuals caught in possession of cannabis who don’t have a valid registry license but who can show proof of an approved medical condition could face a fine.

Oregon

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Oregon. Patients can possess up to 24 ounces (680 grams) of flower, 16 ounces (454 grams) of a cannabis product in solid form, 72 ounces (2 liters) in liquid form, 16 ounces (454 grams) of concentrates, 5 grams of extract, four immature plants and 50 seeds.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Oregon. On private property or in possession while in public, recreational users may possess up to 1 ounce (28 grams) of cannabis flower, 16 ounces (454 grams) of a cannabis product in solid form, 72 ounces (2 liters) in liquid form, 5 grams intended for smoking or vaping, 5 grams of concentrates, and four immature plants

Pennsylvania

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Pennsylvania. Patients can possess a 30-day supply of medical marijuana.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Pennsylvania. Possession of small amounts of marijuana is decriminalized in certain cities, including Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, York, State College, Erie, Lancaster, Bethlehem, and Steelton. The Philadelphia law passed in 2014 made the city the largest to decriminalize possession of cannabis at the time.

Rhode Island

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Rhode Island. Patients, caregivers, and authorized purchasers are permitted to possess up to 2.5 oz (70.87 grams) of usable cannabis or any combination of dried, edible, or concentrate marijuana at one time. Patients who elect to cultivate their own cannabis are limited to 12 mature plants and 12 seedlings.

Primary caregivers may possess and cultivate medical cannabis for up to five patients at one time. A primary caregiver may possess up to 24 mature marijuana plants with valid medical cannabis tags, as well as 24 seedlings. Primary caregivers may also possess 2.5 oz (70.87 grams) of usable dried cannabis per patient in a single location.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Rhode Island, but possession of small amounts of cannabis has been decriminalized. Possession of 1 ounce (28.35 grams) or less of non-medical cannabis is a civil crime punishable by a fine of $150 for the first offense.

South Carolina

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in South Carolina, but patients can be prescribed and use CBD products. Only qualified patients may consume cannabis, provided it has less than 15 percent of CBD and less than 0.09 percent of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to treat specific conditions, including severe epilepsy.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in South Carolina.

South Dakota

Medical:

Medical cannabis will be legal in South Dakota as of July 1, 2021. Patients will be able to possess up to three ounces of cannabis at a time as well as being allowed to grow and harvest from up to six plants at home.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis will become legal in South Dakota. Starting July 1, 2021, adults 21 and older will be able to possess 1 ounce of cannabis with no more than 8 grams of that being concentrate.

Tennessee

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in Tennessee, but CBD products containing less than 0.9 percent THC are legal for the treatment of intractable seizures. Under current Tennessee marijuana law, CBD oil must be acquired legally in the U.S. and outside of Tennessee

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Tennessee. Possession of 0.5 ounce or less of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor in Tennessee punishable by up to a $250 fine and one year in jail.

Texas

Medical:

Medical cannabis is illegal in Texas, but a low-THC, high-cannabidiol (CBD) cannabis available to patients. Texas law doesn’t place any restrictions on where a patient can legally possess or consume medical cannabis.The law specifically prohibits smoking low-THC cannabis; therefore, possession of any amount of cannabis flower or cannabis products with THC content above 0.5 percent is prohibited.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Texas.

Utah

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Utah. Medical cannabis cardholders can possess up to 112 grams (3.95 ounces) of cannabis within a 30-day period. When transporting or possessing marijuana outside the home, a patient or caregiver must carry their state-issued medical cannabis card.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis remains illegal in Utah, and possession of small amounts may result in criminal penalties. For those without state-issued medical cannabis cards, possession of less than 1 ounce (28.35 grams) of marijuana is a class B misdemeanor punishable by up to six months imprisonment and a maximum fine of $1,000. A second conviction is a class A misdemeanor, while a third or subsequent conviction could result in a third-degree felony.

Vermont

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Vermont. Patients and caregivers can collectively possess up to 2 ounces (57 grams) of marijuana, two mature marijuana plants, and seven immature cannabis plants. Marijuana harvested from home cultivation does not count towards the 1 ounce total.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Vermont. Adults can carry up to 1 ounce of marijuana or 5 grams of hashish, and grow a maximum of two mature marijuana plants or four immature marijuana plants. Cannabis harvested from home cultivation does not count towards the 1 ounce total.

Virginia

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Virginia. Patients and caregivers are allowed a 90-day supply of medical cannabis products.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Virginia. Possession is decriminalized, meaning it is deprioritized for law enforcement. The maximum penalty for possessing up to 1 ounce of marijuana is a $25 fine, with no arrest or criminal record imposed.

Washington

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Washington. Patients may purchase and possess up to 3 ounces of marijuana, or 85 grams, 48 ounces, or 1.36 kilograms of marijuana-infused products in solid form, 1.69 gallons, or 6.4 liters of marijuana-infused products in liquid form, or 21 grams of marijuana concentrate.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Washington. The state allows people to carry up to 1 ounce, or 28.35 grams, of usable marijuana, 16 ounces, or 454 grams, of cannabis-infused edibles in solid form, 72 fluid ounces, or 2.13 liters, of cannabis in liquid form, and 7 grams, or a quarter-ounce (0.25 oz), of cannabis concentrates.

Washington D.C.

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in Washington D.C. Patients and caregivers can possess up to two ounces of cannabis at a time.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is legal in Washington D.C. People can possess 2 ounces or less of marijuana and “gift” up to an ounce, if neither money nor goods or services are exchanged.

West Virginia

Medical:

Medical cannabis is legal in West Virginia. Patients and caregivers may possess no more than a 30-day supply of medical cannabis as determined by the certifying physician.

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Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in West Virginia. Possession in West Virginia is a misdemeanor punishable by no fewer than 90 days incarceration for the first offense. Trafficking marijuana into West Virginia is a felony punishable by a minimum of one year imprisonment.

Wisconsin

Medical:

Medical cannabis is not legal in Wisconsin, but Gov. Walker signed legislation, Senate Bill 10, expanding the law to allow for the possession of CBD products for any “medical condition” for which a physician recommends it.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Wisconsin.

Wyoming

Medical:

Medical cannabis illegal in Wyoming, but hemp-derived CBD containing less than .3 percent THC can be possessed and used.

Recreational:

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Wyoming. Penalties for those caught with marijuana are among the harshest in the United States. Being found under the influence of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor punishable by six months imprisonment and a $750 fine. Growing, drying, or processing cannabis can result in a misdemeanor, six months imprisonment, and a $1,000 fine. Possession of less than 3 ounces (85 grams) can result in a misdemeanor, 12 months imprisonment, and a $1,000 fine. Additionally, possession within 500 feet of a school is punishable by an additional fine of $500.

 

 

 

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