23 Legal States

Washington Medical Marijuana

Washington’s Ballot Initiative I-692 was approved by 59% of state voters on November 3, 1998.

Ballot Initiative I-692 removed state-level criminal penalties for the use, possession, and cultivation of medical marijuana by patients who possess proper documentation from their attending physicians that affirms the patient suffers from a debilitating disease that has the potential to be treated via the therapeutic properties of marijuana.

Washington State Laws and Regulations Regarding the Possession and Cultivation of Medical Marijuana

A state qualifying patient and their designated caregiver may not possess more than 24 ounces of usable cannabis and no more than 15 mature plants. This described amount became the “official” state ’60-day supply’ as of November 2nd 2008.

Washington Updated Program Details

In order to aid patients in their search for information we have created the following index of medical marijuana resources for patients in the state of Washington to serve as a legal library. We kindly ask that you review the information below in regards to legal references about Washington laws and regulations about medical marijuana.

For more information click the corresponding link below to find out more information about Washington’s medical marijuana program.

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 Washington medical marijuana qualifying conditions you can visit our qualifying conditions section located on the top of our menu under “Legal States”

Senate Bill 6032 – Effective 2007

Senate Bill 5072 – July 22, 2011

On January 21, 2010 the Supreme Court of the state of Washington ruled that Ballot Initiative I-692 did not legalize marijuana but “provided an authorized user with an affirmative defense if the user shows compliance with the requirements for medical marijuana possession.”




Washington Qualification

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

Washington Medical Marijuana Laws

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

Washington Medical Marijuana Card

Find out how to obtain a{n} Washington Medical Marijuana Card with our guide to Washington'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 Washington's requirements.

Washington Medical Marijuana Facts

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