State: Massachusetts

Qualifying Conditions

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Other conditions as determined in writing by a qualifying patient's physician

Patient Possession Limits

No more than 10 ounces every two months.

Home Cultivation

Yes, limited amounts are allowed.

Caregiver Information

Yes, individual patients will be permitted to designate a "personal caregiver" at least 21 years old to cultivate for them if they are unable to access a state-authorized dispensary or if they can verify "financial hardship."



Possession for Personal Use

An adult may possess up to one ounce of marijuana; up to 5 grams of marijuana may be marijuana concentrate in their home.

Sale or Distribution

For first offenders, selling less than 50 pounds of marijuana is punishable by a fine of $500-$5,000 and/or imprisonment of up to 2 years. Subsequent offenses are punishable by a fine of $1,000-$10,000 and/or imprisonment for 1 - 2.5 years.


An adult may grow six marijuana plants at the adult's primary residence with a limit of a total of twelve plants at the residence. Adults may grow up to six plants per person with a maximum (limit) of twelve plants per household.

Hash & Concentrates

An adult may possess up to five grams of marijuana concentrate.


An adult may buy and use marijuana paraphernalia.