Something About Washington Medical Marijuana Law

The medical professionals have clarified that marijuana can be used for its excellent medicinal properties. If truth be told, this drug which was once considered forbidden has been used for the sole purpose of treating diseases and other problems such as cancer, Glaucoma, Alzheimer’s Disease, muscle seizures, Parkison’s Disease and so on and so forth. Any person suffering from a number of life threatening diseases has been relying on the positive effects of marijuana.

Marijuana, also known as weed, herb, grass and pot, has been classified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance. It’s basically a mood-altering drug that affects almost every other organ in the body.

There was a time when this drug could not be bought being illegal under the U.S. Federal Law, but in 2012, the people of Washington voted and made marijuana legalized as they felt a great need to use marijuana or cannabis for medicinal purpose.

There are many medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington that have been established their roots catering to specific requirements of the residents with respect to marijuana, the drug.

Qualifying Conditions

Here are some of the diseases and problems that allow one to qualify for being prescribed with a medical marijuana:

  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Patient Possession Limits

Those who’ve entered in Washington’s voluntary patient database may own: 48 ounces of product soaked in marijuana in solid form, 3 ounces of useable marijuana, 216 ounces of product soaked in marijuana in liquid form, or 21 grams of marijuana concentrates.

Home Farming

Have you been entered in Washington’s voluntary patient database? Then you may cultivate your home up to 6 plants for using marijuana for medicinal purpose. You may even possess up to 8 ounces of usable marijuana produced from your plants.

You may probably not be aware of the medicinal uses of this marijuana until the day it was made legal in Washington. You must have asked yourself, “Could marijuana ever be legalized in the United States, or people shall continue using the same for recreational purposes?” Well, the individuals dwelling in the Washington State realized that at some point or another, the US government would pass a bill that would intensely change the medical marijuana law in “The Evergreen State.”

Are you the owner of one of the Washington medical marijuana dispensaries? Regardless to say you would have already known about the new changes already to Washington’s medical marijuana law. You surely would have thought whether or not the new laws would affect your business.

And if you’re still unfamiliar with medical marijuana law in Washington, know that Senate Bill 5052 was signed almost a year ago and would make relevant changes to the Washinton medical market.

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