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Medical Marijuana Laws in New Jersey

In New Jersey Senate Bill #119 was approved by the state legislature for the regulation of medical marijuana and signed to become law by then Governor Jon Corzine in January of 2010 -- it became law six months later in June of 2011. The law is designed to protect patients who

Medical Marijuana Laws in New Hampshire

House Bill #573 for the use of medical marijuana was approved and made into law for the state of New Hampshire on the 23rd of July, 2013. Authorized by the bill is the use of medical marijuana throughout the state and the creation of a registration card identification system, which will

Medical Marijuana Laws in Nevada

Ballot Query #9 on the use of Medical Marijuana in the State of Nevada was approved in November of 2000, but did not go into effect until nearly a year later October of 2001. Only patients with symptoms and/or diseases approved by the Nevada Department of Human Resources are exempt from

Medical Marijuana Laws in Montana

The Montana Department of Health and Human Services was empowered by state initiative #148 to begin issuing ID cards for patients who intend to use medical marijuana on the advice of their physician, beginning November in 2004. Registration is mandatory for any and all patients who are in possession of,

Medical Marijuana Laws in Minnesota

SF #2470 became state law in Minnesota beginning in May of 2014. The Minnesota Commissioner of Health determines which medical conditions qualify for treatment with medical marijuana. As of 2017, the following are included: Obstructive sleep apnea; autism with certified spectrum disorders; any cancerous condition where chemotherapy is producing severe nausea, chronic

Medical Marijuana Laws in Michigan

  Michigan is the only state in the Union to spell 'marijuana' as 'marihuana.' The Michigan Marihuana Medical Act was approved by the state legislature in November of 2008 and went into effect in December of 2008.   As of July of 2018, the following are the only approved diseases and symptoms for

Medical Marijuana Laws in Massachusetts

Medical marijuana was put on the ballot in Massachusetts in November of 2012 and was approved. It went into effect on January first of 2013. The new law states that no punishment under state authority exists for health care professionals, doctors, and qualifying patients or for agents of state approved medical

Medical Marijuana Laws in Maryland

The Maryland legislature passed House Bill #881 in April of 2014, and it went into effect in June of the same year. The law requires the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to work in tandem with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Marijuana Commission in formulating procedures for the registering

Medical Marijuana Laws for Maine

As Ballot Question #2, the state of Maine passed a medical marijuana law in December of 1999. It removed all state penalties for the cultivation, use, and the possession of medical marijuana by patients who have either an oral or a written documentation from a licensed physician that she or

Medical Marijuana Laws in Illinois

Illinois' state legislature has added a puzzling caveat to their medical marijuana legislation. According to House Bill #1, which was approve in April of 2013 and became effective in January of 2014, the law will actually expire on July First of 2020, and either have to be renewed or re-egineered