Category: US Cannabis Laws

New Mexico

New Mexico

In 2007, The New Mexico Legislature enacted SB 523, The Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act, which made New Mexico the 12th state to legalize marijuana for medical use. Governor Bill Richardson signed the bill into law on April 2,...

Nevada

Nevada

On November 7, 2000, 65% of Nevada voters approved Question 9 which amended the States. constitution to recognize the medical use of marijuana. Question 9 took effect on October 1, 2001 and removes state-level criminal penalties on the use, possession...

Montana

Montana

In November 2004, Montana voters by a significant margin (62 percent) passed Initiative I-148, allowing certain patients with specific medical conditions to alleviate their symptoms through the limited use of marijuana under medical supervision. The new law, effective immediately upon...

Michigan

Michigan

In 2008, the Michigan Legislature passed the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act (MMMA), allowing for the medical use of marijuana by people with a debilitating medical condition. This legislation provides protection for the medical use of marijuana and provides for a...