Washington Medical Marijuana

Washington Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to ease symptoms caused by certain medical conditions. Medical marijuana is also known as medical cannabis.

Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds. The best known are delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC is the primary ingredient in marijuana that makes people “high.”

Medical Marijuana Patients in Washington

Patients must be a resident in the state of Washington. Patients must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. If under the age of eighteen (18), patients must have a designated provider. Patients under the age of 21 cannot receive Medical marijuana that was produced, processed or delivered through a cooperative garden, nor, participate in a cooperative garden. The designated provider can only participate on behalf of the patient. Patients must be diagnosed with a Qualifying Condition.

QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Intractable pain
  • Persistent muscle spasms, and/or spasticity
  • Nausea
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Any “terminal or debilitating condition”

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

Those entered in the state’s voluntary patient database may possess: 48 ounces of marijuana-infused product in solid form; 3 ounces of useable marijuana; 216 ounces of marijuana-infused product in liquid form; or 21 grams of marijuana concentrates.

The best way to receive comprehensive care while using medical cannabis is to establish a relationship with a Washington dispensary. Come visit one of our dispensaries located in Longview and Port Angeles today. All of our budtenders are highly trained and ready to answer all your questions.