By being 21 years and older in Washington with a valid ID, you are allowed to "purchase any combination of the following from a licensed retail marijuana store:

  • One ounce of usable marijuana
  • Sixteen ounces of marijuana-infused product in solid form
  • Seventy-two ounces of marijuana-infused product in liquid form, or
  • Seven grams of marijuana concentrate

You are not allowed to grow your own Cannabis. If you follow these two steps, your rights change.

Talk to your Doctor



Ask your primary care physician, specialist, or authorized medical professional if your symptoms or condition is approved in the State of Washington for medical Cannabis. Learn the Washington State Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis.

Get Authorized


at this point you have kept your authorization between you and your medical professional. this authorization Does serve as an affirmative defense to criminal prosecution, but the state can not guarantee arrest protection if it is not aware of your status as a patient. You can

register in the database.

Then you will receive a recognition card that law enforcement can verify against a state database. The Card will also allow you to purchase High THC compliant products.

follow these steps to become a Washington State (RECOGNIZED and tracked) medical "Marijuana" patient.

find a medical store



Locate a state licensed retail Cannabis store that has a medical endorsement . You can call your local shop and ask if they have an endorsement, or use this list of medically endorsed cannabis stores.

visit and verify



Bring your original authorization on tamper proof paper and your Washington State ID to the medically endorsed retailer of your choice. Ask to speak with the medical Cannabis consultant. They will enter your information in the state database. 

Follow these last steps to support fellow and future WASHINGTON STATE MEDICAL "MARIJUANA" PATIENTs.


Share your experience with friends and family. Conversation about Cannabis helps normalize the issue and encourages research.


state certified medical Cannabis consultants can

describe risks and benefits

give advice on storage

show how to use products

answer questions about mmj law


consultants may not

provide medical advise

diagnose conditions

recommend changing current treatments

open products when demonstrating


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