The state of Michigan legalized the use of medical marijuana with the passing of the Michigan Compassionate Care Initiative in November 2008. With the legalization of MMJ in Michigan, a wide range of MMJ products became available to patients. So, how much MMJ can you buy at a dispensary in Michigan?
Today we’re here to outline the rules and limits around the quantities of medical marijuana you can buy at Michigan dispensaries. We’ll discuss the different MMJ products available at Michigan dispensaries and their various possession limits. We will also answer important questions for patients in Michigan, such as… How can you get an MMJ card in Michigan? How much is an MMJ card in Michigan? And what medical conditions qualify you for a medical card in Michigan?
Read on for all you need to know!
Where Can You Buy Medical Marijuana In Michigan?
You can buy medical marijuana products at licensed Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries. These businesses are called “provisioning centers” in Michigan.
What Medical Marijuana Products Are Available In Michigan Dispensaries?
The following MMJ products are available in Michigan medical marijuana dispensaries:
- Marijuana flower
- Infused products
Is There A Dispensary Purchase Limit In Michigan?
Yes, there is a dispensary purchase limit in Michigan. Dispensaries must use the statewide monitoring system to verify that a purchasing patient or caregiver is not buying an amount of MMJ that will push them beyond the daily purchase limit.
How Much MMJ Can You Buy At A Dispensary In Michigan?
So, how much can you buy from a dispensary at a time in Michigan?
- MMJ patients are allowed to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a day.
- Caregivers are permitted to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a day for each of their registered qualifying patients.
Patients can purchase up to 10 ounces in a month. This means they can buy the maximum of 2.5 ounces over four visits in each month.
Usable marijuana, such as extract, resin, and flower, is sold by weight, with a limit of 2.5 ounces in one day. Other types of MMJ products have a usable marijuana equivalency conversion as outlined in the Michigan Marijuana Act.
- For marijuana-infused edibles, 16 ounces is equal to one ounce of usable marijuana.
- For liquid marijuana-infused products, 36 fluid ounces is equal to one ounce of usable marijuana.
How Much Flower Can You Buy At A Dispensary In Michigan?
You can buy up to 2.5 ounces of MMJ flower in one day. There is a monthly limit of 10 ounces.
How Many 100mg Edibles Can I Buy In Michigan?
You can buy up to 700 100mg edibles in one day, provided you buy no MMJ in any other form on the same day. This amount of 100mg edibles is equal to the 2.5 ounces of flower you can buy in one day.
Is Home Cultivation Of MMJ Legal In Michigan?
Home cultivation is legal in Michigan. It is legal to grow up to 12 plants at home for recreational use. Medical marijuana cardholders can grow a further 12 plants (all the more reason to get a Michigan MMJ card!).
How Can You Get An MMJ Card In Michigan?
The first step in applying for a Michigan MMJ card is to have a telemedicine consultation with a licensed medical professional at the MMJRecs online clinic. Once the doctor has verified your suitability for MMJ treatment, you will receive your Michigan MMJ certificate from MMJRecs within 24–48 hours.
Next, you must complete a Michigan medical marijuana application form on the State of Michigan Medical Marijuana Program website. Once your application is approved, you will get provisional access to a dispensary so you can start purchasing medical marijuana while you wait for your card to arrive.
How Much Is An MMJ Card In Michigan?
The application fee for a Michigan medical marijuana card is $40.
What Medical Conditions Qualify You For A Medical Card In Michigan?
The medical conditions that qualify you for a Michigan medical marijuana card are:
- HIV positive
- Hepatitis C
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Crohn’s disease
- Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
- Nail patella
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Spinal cord injury
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Tourette’s disease
- Chronic pain
- Cerebral palsy
- A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
- Cachexia or wasting syndrome
- Severe and chronic pain
- Severe nausea
- Seizures (including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy)
- Severe and persistent muscle spasms (including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis)