Washington D.C Medical Marijuana State Regulations:

Washington D.C Medical Marijuana Basic Information:

  • Voter Percentage: (13-0) Vote
  • Date Approved:   May 4, 2010
  • Took Effect:  July 27, 2010
  • Law(s): Amendment Act B18-622
  • Amount: >2 ounces
  • Reciprocity: No
  • Profit: Non-Profit & For-Profit Eligible
  • Statutes: D.C. Act 13-138 §2 (3) (2010)


Washington D.C Medical Marijaua Brief Summary:

  • Qualified patients will be able to obtain medical cannabis at these facilities, but will not be permitted under the law to grow their own medicine


Washington D.C Medical Marijuana Approved Conditions: 

  • HIV or AIDS
  • Glaucoma
  • Cancer

Conditions characterized by severe and persistent muscle spasms or any other condition, as determined by rulemaking, that is:

  • (i) chronic or long-lasting
  • (ii) debilitating or interferes with the basic functions of life; and
  • (iii) A serious medical condition for which the use of medical marijuana is beneficial: (I) That cannot be effectively treated by any ordinary medical or surgical measure; "(II) For which there is scientific evidence that the use of medical marijuana is likely to be significantly less addictive than the ordinary medical treatment for that condition.