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Montana   Marijuana Laws

Montana medical marijuana law has been in effect since 2004.

QUALIFYING CONDITION

Cachexia or wasting syndrome
Cancer
Chronic pain
Crohn’s disease
Glaucoma
HIV/AIDS
Nausea
Seizures
Severe or persistent muscle spasms

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Effective June 30, 2017: A registered cardholder who has named a provider may possess up to one ounce of usable marijuana. A registered cardholder who has not named a provider may possess up to 4 mature plants, 4 seedlings, and the amount of usable marijuana allowed by the department by rule. If two or more registered cardholders share a residence and have not named providers, the cardholders may have a maximum of 8 mature plants, 8 seedlings, and the amount of usable marijuana allowed by the department by rule.
HOME CULTIVATION
Yes. See above.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES ALLOWED

Passage of Initiative I-182 in November 2016 once again permits licensed medical marijuana providers to serve more than three patients at one time. The courts have ruled that this provision may take immediate effect.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUTES

Montana Medical Marijuana Act, Mont. Code Ann. §§ 50-46-1 to 50-46-2 (2007)

CAREGIVERS

Yes, but caregivers may provide for no more than two patients at one time (or three, if the caregiver is also a patient).
ESTIMATED NUMBER OF REGISTERED PATIENTS
17,819
Source: Montana Marijuana Program

RECIPROCITY
No