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Delaware Medical Marijuana

Delaware Medical Marijuana Program and General Delaware Medical Cannabis Information

Signed into law by Gov. Jack Markell on May 13, 2011, Approved: By House 27-14, by Senate 17-4 and effective July 1, 2011

The State of Delaware has an official legal medical marijuana program for Delaware, which allows legal medical marijuana patients to receive a marijuana recommendation from a certified physician, apply for a State-issued Delaware Medical Marijuana ID Card, and grow and/or purchase marijuana for medicinal use per state guidelines.

Possession and Cultivation in Delaware

Patients 18 and older with certain debilitating conditions may possess up to six ounces of marijuana with a doctor's written recommendation. A registered compassion center may not dispense more than 3 ounces of marijuana to a registered qualifying patient in any fourteen-day period, and a patient may register with only one compassion center. Home cultivation is not allowed. Senate Bill 17 contains a provision that allows for an affirmative defense for individuals "in possession of no more than six ounces of usable marijuana."


Updated Delaware Regulations

We have compiled the following index of medical marijuana information in Delaware to serve as a legal library to our users for legal reference of Delaware's laws and guidelines regarding Medical Cannabis.

Since the Delaware medical marijuana program is still changing their laws and new Delaware medical marijuana laws are being enacted on a monthly basis, please be sure to visit our site frequently to get the most updated laws as it pertains to the Delaware medical marijuana program.

Please click a corresponding link to find out more about Delaware's Medical Marijuana Program for patients, doctors and caregivers.


Please note: In order to become a legal medical marijuana patient you must first have a qualifying condition as outlined by the department of health services and/or department of justice. For a comprehensive list of Delaware's medical marijuana qualifying conditions you can visit our qualifying conditions section located on the top of our menu under "legal states".

Senate Bill 17 - Effective as of May 21, 2010

Delaware Lawmakers Letter - Issued August 15, 2013

Delaware Qualification

Find out Who Qualifies for Marijuana in Delaware in our definitive guide of Delaware's qualification guidelines. Read up on medical conditions that are covered under Delaware's medical marijuana program, age restrictions, criminal conviction restrictions, and more.

Delaware Medical Marijuana Laws

Read Delaware's Full Medical Marijuana Laws to gain full specific knowledge of Delaware's exact legal guidelines without interpretation. We suggest that you print Delaware's Full Medicinal Marijuana Laws for use with our MyDoc program in order to provide your physician full insight into Delaware's laws for his knowledge.

Delaware Medical Marijuana Card

Find out how to obtain a{n} Delaware Medical Marijuana Card with our guide to Delaware's state medicinal marijuana ID program. Some states require that you obtain your card prior to obtaining your medicine, so read here first to ensure that you know Delaware's requirements.

Delaware Medical Marijuana Facts

Our list of Delaware Medical Marijuana Facts will help you seperate the facts from the myths in Delaware's state program. Find out the truth from the leading source in marijuana education.