Medical Marijuana Laws by State

Medical marijuana laws by state vary drastically in their scope and implementation, including the regulation of dispensaries and the types of illnesses treated. Please write to your Senators and let them know how you feel.


Recreational and medical use


Medical use only


CBD only state


Currently still an illegal state



Legalization: This state has legalized marijuana for medical use.
Law:Proposal 1 – Michigan Medical Marijuana Act passed in 2008.

Possession: 2.5 ounces (oz) usable – 12 plants

Can you use other Legal State Cards: Yes

How The Law Reads:

Proposal 1 “Michigan Medical Marijuana Act” – Approved by 63% of voters on Nov. 4, 2008
Approved: Nov. 4, 2008
Effective: Dec. 4, 2008

Approved Conditions: Approved for treatment of debilitating medical conditions, defined as Cancer, Glaucoma, HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Crohn’s Disease, Agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease, Nail Patella, Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome, Severe and Chronic Pain, Severe Nausea, Seizures, Epilepsy, Muscle spasms, Intractable Pain, PTSD and Multiple Sclerosis.

Possession/Cultivation: Patients may possess up to two and one-half (2.5) ounces of usable marijuana and twelve marijuana plants kept in an enclosed, locked facility. The twelve plants may be kept by the patient only if he or she has not specified a primary caregiver to cultivate the marijuana for him or her.

On September 20, 2016, Gov. Rick Snyder signed three bills into law that create a
regulatory system for medical marijuana businesses, along with new protections for
patients. More information is availible at

Michigan Medical Marihuana Program
Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
P.O. Box 30083
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-373-0395

[email protected]

MI Medical Marihuana Program