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California Medical Marijuana Qualification
Who Qualifies for Medicinal Marijuana in California?
On November 05, 1996, California voters approved Ballot Proposition 215 (effective November 06), thereby removing the state-level criminal penalties on the use, possession and cultivation of marijuana by patients possessing either a “written or oral recommendation” from their physician, advising that he or she may benefit from the medical use of marijuana.
Qualified patients and their primary caregivers, may possess no more than eight ounces of dried marijuana, and/or six mature (or 12 immature) marijuana plants. However, patients are allowed to possess larger amounts of marijuana when recommended by a physician, as per Senate Bill 420.
What Ailments Qualify For Medical Cannabis in California
Patients in California diagnosed with one of the following medical conditions, are afforded legal protection under the California Medical Marijuana law, as per Ballot Proposition 215: