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Arizona Medical Marijuana Law

Status

Operational

Law Signed:

2011

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nausea
  • PTSD (eligibility begins January 1, 2015)
  • Seizures

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Two and one-half ounces of usable marijuana

HOME CULTIVATION

Yes, if residence is further than 25 miles from a state-licensed dispensary facility. No more than twelve marijuana plants in an "enclosed, locked facility."

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES ALLOWED

Yes, state-licensed nonprofit dispensaries may produce and dispense marijuana to authorized patients on a not-for-profit basis.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL

Yes

CAREGIVERS

Yes

RECIPROCITY

Yes, the act defines a 'visiting qualifying patient' as a person 'who has been diagnosed with a debilitating medical condition by a person who is licensed with authority to prescribe drugs to humans in the state of the person's residence.'

CONTACT INFORMATION

Final rules for the program, physician certification forms, and a frequently asked questions (FAQs) are all available online at the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program.



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