Marijuana Caregivers Massachusetts
On November 6, 2012, the State of Massachusetts became
the 18'th state in the nation to legalize the use and
possession of marijuana for medicinal purposes.
With an overwhelming 63% of votes cast in favor of the
measure and 37% cast against it, the State of Massachusetts will now
allow qualified patients the opportunity to obtain and use marijuana for
controlling symptoms of certain medical conditions, including AIDS/HIV,
glaucoma, cancer and other debilitating medical conditions.
The proposed new law will allow qualified patients to possess up
to a sixty-day supply of medical marijuana and the Massachusetts
Department of Public Health will decide exactly what amount of marijuana
constitutes a “sixty-day supply.”
Under the new ballot measure, the Massachusetts Department of
Public Health will work closely over the next few months with health
care professionals and local public safety individuals to develop a
system of cultivation, distribution, sales and use of medical cannabis
for qualified patients in the state. The Department of Health will be responsible for medical
marijuana regulation and will consider the experiences of other states
that allow medical use in formulating the system under which the State
of Massachusetts will provide medical marijuana for use by its qualified
residents, including the opening of 35 medical marijuana dispensaries
and the establishment of facilities from which to grow and process the
Although it seems that a majority of residents in
Massachusetts favor legalization of medical marijuana, some are still
apprehensive about the ramifications of the new law.
Some communities are already looking for ways to ban
dispensaries in their localities and others are looking for ways to
The medical marijuana legalization became law in December of
2012 and the Massachusetts Department of Health will have approximately
four months to open at least one medical marijuana dispensary in every
county in the State of Massachusetts.
Like in many other states, the people of the State of Massachusetts have
spoken and possession and use of marijuana will now be allowed and
criminal charges will be terminated for those who have qualified
debilitating medical conditions, the symptoms of which can be eased by
the use of medical cannabis.
Marijuana Caregiver List Massachusetts
Marijuana Patient Forum
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intermediary between the product and the patients.
Marijuana Caregiver.com does not directly engage in the sales,
or growing of medical marijuana. Medicinal cannabis should only be used by
patients holding a medical marijuana ID card.