Massachusetts has legalized medical marijuana for qualifying patients and caregivers to possess no more than 10 ounces every months, and cultivate a limited number of plants. Cannabis is also decriminalized, possession of up to 1 ounce is punishable by a fine of $100.

On November 4th, 2008, voters decriminalized possession of up to 1 ounce of marijuana by approving Ballot Question 2, or the Sensible Marijuana Policy Initiative.

On November 6th, 2012, voters approved Question 3 and legalized medical marijuana for qualifying patients and created a system of state-regulated dispensaries.

List of qualifying conditions:

  • Cachexia, Anorexia, or Wasting Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persisitent muscle spasms

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