Delaware Medical Marijuana

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The Delaware Medical Marijuana program was first made into law in December 2011. This program permits patients who have qualified to possess, purchase, consume and grow marijuana without facing any legal repercussions. It is imperative that the patient acquire a recommendation from a licensed physician that states that cannabis would be a beneficial treatment for the specific disease or illness. There are plenty of diseases and disorders that classify a patient “worthy” to enter into the program. Some of these diseases include; Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Glaucoma, Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety disorders, Stress related disorders and much more. The Delaware Medical Marijuana program ensures that a patient who qualifies for this program will be save from any criminal proceedings when caught with marijuana. A patient that obtained a physician’s recommendation can go to the Department of Health where the patient can apply for a Medical Marijuana Card. There is a fee involved with the Medical Marijuana card that is charged yearly. As of February the State of Delaware ceased to permit the operation of Dispensaries due to a threat from the Department of Justice. In essence the Department of Justice completely ignored State’s right and specified that if Delaware would continue the operation of dispensaries that the DOJ would continue to raid them and “make trouble for them” as was specified in the personal letter. Currently the only way that a patient can obtain Medical Marijuana within Delaware is by either growing it him/herself or to implement the services of a Caregiver. A caregiver is a person who will supply the medical necessities in terms of cannabis to a registered patient. The caregiver requires registration as well. A patient or a caregiver can have up to six ounces of useable marijuana within the State of Delaware. In addition to this, Delaware has Reciprocity Laws, which means that “out-of-state” medical marijuana patients have the right to use the Delaware Medical Marijuana program without facing any legal repercussions if caught or arrested. Marijuana Doctors 411 will continue to monitor Delaware’s Marijuana laws in order to provide the most accurate information relating to State's Marijuana Laws. Follow us or join our Facebook Community for more updates.
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