MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUS: Legal since 2011
- Alzheimer's disease
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Chronic pain
- Intractable epilepsy*
- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms
If the qualifying patient is younger than 18 years of age, the recommending physician must be a pediatric neurologist, pediatric gastroenterologist, pediatric oncologist or pediatric palliative care specialist. Adolescent patients are only permitted to possess oils containing at least 15 percent CBD (and no more than 7 percent THC) and/or oils containing 15 percent THC acid (and no more than 7 percent THC).
Patient Possession Limits
Six ounces is allowed.
Not allowed at this time.
A qualifying patient identifies and designates a primary caregiver, and the designated caregiver must meet specific state requirements.
Not at this time.
RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA STATUS: Not legal
HEMP: Legal since 2014
House Bill 385 permits any higher education institution to “grow or cultivate industrial hemp for the purpose of agricultural or academic research.” Higher education institutions must submit 1) the location where the institution intends to grow or cultivate industrial hemp, 2) a research plan and 3) the names an employee supervising the research to the Department of Agriculture for authorization.