Californians have the advantage of legalizing marijuana for medical purposes. California's laws regarding medicinal marijuana are very strict and there are strict restrictions on who can possess it for medical purposes. It is also prohibited to grow, transport or buy medical marijuana.

The MMPA (Medical Marijuana Program Act) and Proposition 215 stipulate that only qualified patients can possess and use marijuana. A written recommendation from a licensed doctor stating that the patient is suffering from serious illness is essential. Know more about marijuana delivery service via according to your needs.


California laws regarding medicinal marijuana also regulate the amount of marijuana that a patient may have in their possession. Proposition 215 allows for a maximum amount that is reasonably related to the patient’s medical needs. The MMPA allows eight ounces of dried substance. You can have either 6 mature plants or 12 immature plants.

California has a variety of medical conditions that can be treated with medicinal marijuana. These conditions include:

  • Cachexia and Anorexia

  • Migraine

  • Glaucoma

  • Cancer

  • AIDS

  • Seizure, including those that are associated with epilepsy

  • Consistent muscle spasms

  • Severe Nausea and Other Chronic Conditions

California was the first US state to allow the legalization of cannabis. The Compassionate Use Act was passed by California in 1996. It states that anyone can legally use cannabis if their medical condition requires it. 

The healing properties of marijuana are believed to be beneficial for people suffering from severe medical conditions. On the advice of licensed doctors, 13 states in the US made marijuana legal for medical use after it was legalized in California.