Medical and Recreational
Overview of Medical Cannabis in Massachusetts
Ballot Question 3 was passed as a ballot initiative in 2012. Patients are required to obtain electronic recommendation from a state-certified doctor or nurse practitioner. Home Cultivation is allowed only for caregivers under certain circumstances.
10 oz every two months.
Overview of Recreational Cannabis in Massachusetts
Ballot Question 4 was passed as a ballot initiative in 2016. Home Cultivation is allowed.
10 oz and 6 plants per person (12 per household), and only 1 oz is allowed to be carried in public. Of that 1 oz allowed in public, only 5 grams can be concentrate.
Overview of Hemp in Massachusetts
Hemp was federally legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, signed December 20, 2018.