Washington legalized medical cannabis for patients suffering from qualifying conditions with Initiative 692 in November, 1998, allowing the possession of up to 24 ounces and cultivate up to 15 plants. Washington legalized recreational cannabis for all adults 21 and over, allowing the possession of up to an ounce of dried cannabis (nugs, leaves, etc), 16 ounces of pot-infused solids (edibles), 72 ounces of pot-infused liquids (tincture) or 7 grams of concentrated cannabis (hashish, BHO, etc).
Qualifying conditions for medical cannabis:
- Crohn’s disease
- Hepatitis C
- HIV or AIDS
- Intractable pain
- Muscle spasms, and/or spasticity
- Multiple Sclerosis