- Any debilitating condition as recommended by a DC licensed doctor
PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS
STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES ALLOWED
Yes, medical dispensaries may grow up to 500 plants on site at any one time. Both non-profit and for-profit organizations are eligible to operate the dispensaries.
STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES OPERATIONAL
MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUTES
- D.C. Act 13-138 §2 (3) (2010)
Yes, a caregiver is a person designated by a qualifying patient as the person authorized to possess, obtain from a dispensary, dispense, and assist in the administration of medical marijuana. The caregiver must be 18 years of age or older. The caregiver must be registered with the Department as the qualifying patient’s caregiver. A caregiver may only serve one qualifying patient at a time.
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS
- Source: Department of Health Health Regulation and Licensing Administration, as of June 2020
Yes. Separate legislation approved by the Council in 2017 “provides access to medical marijuana in the District of Columbia to those patients enrolled in a medical marijuana program from other jurisdictions.”