How To Qualify for Medical Marijuana In All 25 States

Summary Chart: 25 states and DC have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana

I. Summary Chart: 25 states and DC have enacted laws to legalize medical marijuana
StateYear
Passed
How Passed
(Yes Vote)
Possession Limit
1998
Ballot Measure 8 (58%)
1 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature)
2010Proposition 203 (50.13%)2.5 oz usable; 12 plants
1996
Proposition 215 (56%)8 oz usable; 6 mature or 12 immature plants
2000
Ballot Amendment 20 (54%)
2 oz usable; 6 plants (3 mature, 3 immature)
5. Connecticut2012House Bill 5389 (96-51 H, 21-13 S)2.5 oz usable
2010Amendment Act B18-622 (13-0 vote)2 oz dried; limits on other forms to be determined
6. Delaware2011Senate Bill 17 (27-14 H, 17-4 S)6 oz usable
2000
Senate Bill 862 (32-18 H; 13-12 S)
4 oz usable; 7 plants
8. Illinois2013House Bill 1 (61-57 H; 35-21 S)2.5 ounces of usable cannabis during a period of 14 days
1999
Ballot Question 2 (61%)
2.5 oz usable; 6 plants
10. Maryland2014House Bill 881 (125-11 H; 44-2 S)30-day supply, amount to be determined
11. Massachusetts2012Ballot Question 3 (63%)60-day supply for personal medical use (10 oz)
2008Proposal 1 (63%)2.5 oz usable; 12 plants
13. Minnesota2014Senate Bill 2470 (46-16 S; 89-40 H)30-day supply of non-smokable marijuana
2004
Initiative 148 (62%)
1 oz usable; 4 plants (mature); 12 seedlings
2000
Ballot Question 9 (65%)
2.5 oz usable; 12 plants
16. New Hampshire2013House Bill 573 (284-66 H; 18-6 S)Two ounces of usable cannabis during a 10-day period
2010
Senate Bill 119 (48-14 H; 25-13 S)
2 oz usable
2007Senate Bill 523 (36-31 H; 32-3 S)
6 oz usable; 16 plants (4 mature, 12 immature)
2014
Assembly Bill 6357 (117-13 A; 49-10 S)
30-day supply non-smokable marijuana
20. Ohio2016House Bill 523 (71-26 H; 18-15 S)Maximum of a 90-day supply, amount to be determined
1998
Ballot Measure 67 (55%)
24 oz usable; 24 plants (6 mature, 18 immature)
22. Pennsylvania2016Senate Bill 3 (149-46 H; 42-7 S)30-day supply
2006
Senate Bill 0710 (52-10 H; 33-1 S)
2.5 oz usable; 12 plants
2004
Senate Bill 76 (22-7) HB 645 (82-59)
2 oz usable; 9 plants (2 mature, 7 immature)
1998
Initiative 692 (59%)
24 oz usable; 15 plants