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Medical Cannabis

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Maryland passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2014 through passage of House Bill 881. The bill allows qualifying patients to possess 4 ounces of medical cannabis. The amount has yet to be determined. 

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Maine passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in a 1999 through a ballot question that received 61% of the vote. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 2.5 ounces of medical marijuana and cultivate up to 6 plants.

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Illinois passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in a 2013 House Bill that identified it is a four-year pilot program. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 2.5 ounces of medical marijuana. Cultivation of medical cannabis is not allowed. 

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Hawaii passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in a 2000 Senate amendment. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 4 ounces of medical marijuana and grow 7 plants. Hawaii residents who wish to obtain medical cannabis must submit a “Hawaii Medical Marijuana Registry Application” that includes a certification...

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Florida passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2016 through ballot amendment that received 71.3% of the state’s vote. Lawmakers failed to agree on rules for Florida medical cannabis program during their regular legislative session that ended May 5, 2017. 

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Delaware passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2011 through passage of Senate Bill 17. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 6 ounces of medical marijuana. Cultivation of marijuana plants by patients or caregivers is not allowed.

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Connecticut passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2012 through House Bill 5389. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 2.5 ounces of medical marijuana. Patients are not allowed to grow their own medical cannabis.

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Colorado passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 2000 through ballot amendment that received 54% of the state’s vote. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 2 ounces of medical marijuana and grow 6 plants, 3 of which can be mature.

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California passed a law to legalize medical cannabis in 1996 through Proposition 215 that received 56% of the state’s vote. The law allows qualifying patients to possess 8 ounces of medical marijuana and to grow 6 mature or 12 immature plants

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