New medical marijuana protocol approved |

New medical marijuana protocol approved

A new set of medical marijuana guidelines designed to provide clarity to both officers and patients was approved by the District Attorney’s office and local law enforcement.

Within the new Medical Marijuana Inter-Agency Protocol, qualified patients and caregivers will be allowed no more than six mature female plants or no more than 75 feet of vegetative canopy growing at one time.

That’s a change from the previous protocol, in place since 2000, which allowed for five to ten plants or no more than two pounds of processed marijuana. The rules for the amount of processed marijuana will remain the same.

To download the protocol visit the District Attorney’s drug page at:

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