The people of California are quite lucky as the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes have been legalized in the state. However, the laws surrounding medicinal marijuana in California are quite stringent and there are strict restrictions as to who may possess the substance for medicinal purposes. There are also restrictions on who can buy, cultivate and transport medical cannabis plant clones & seeds.
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Laws related to medicinal marijuana California also dictates the amount of marijuana a patient can have in his or her possession.
Medicinal marijuana is used for a number of conditions in California. Some of these conditions include:
– Seizure including those which are associated with epilepsy
– Persistent muscle spasms
– Severe nausea and other chronic conditions
California was the first state to legalize the use of this substance in the US. It had issued the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 which states that a person has the legal rights to make use of cannabis if it can be established that his medical conditions require him to do so.
It is believed that marijuana has healing properties and can help people get relief from debilitating medical conditions. After marijuana was legalized in California, 13 other states in the US had made use of the substance legal for medical patients on the recommendation of licensed physicians.