There are 24 states that allow some form of legal marijuana; Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia are the only states that recreational marijuana is fully legal.
Come November, voters in nine states will decide on whether to legalize either the recreational use or the medical use of marijuana; Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, Nevada and North Dakota. California California has a long history of voting on marijuana reform. The latest measure, Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), legalizes:
- the possession of 1 ounce of marijuana flower, or up to 8 grams of cannabis concentrates for those 21 years and older,
- the cultivation of up to 6 plants,
- the industrial cultivation of hemp,
- a taxed and regulated system for a recreational marijuana industry.
- possession of 1 ounce of marijuana,
- a taxed and regulated recreational cannabis industry with tax revenue supporting K-12 education,
- and includes a clause that allows anyone who does not live within 25 miles of a marijuana store to grow up to 6 marijuana plants.
- the possession of up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana,
- the possession, cultivation and transportation of up to 6 flowering marijuana plants, 12 immature marijuana plants and unlimited seedlings, and possession of all the marijuana produced by the marijuana plants at that person’s residence.
- the possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana,
- a taxed and regulated recreational cannabis industry,
- adults to grow up to 6 marijuana plants in an enclosed, locked space within their residences and possess the marijuana produced by those plants in the location where it was grown. A limit of the total marijuana plants grown in a single residence is limited at 12.
- possession up to 1 ounce of marijuana outside of an individual’s residence,
- possession of up to 10 ounces of marijuana in an enclosed, locked space within their residences,
- growing up to 6 marijuana plants in an enclosed, locked space within their residences and possess the marijuana produced by those plants in the location where it was grown. No more than 12 total marijuana plants can be grown in a single residence.
- the medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a licensed Florida physician,
- allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana,
- and that the Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute marijuana for medical purposes and shall issue identification cards to patients and caregivers.