QUALIFYING CONDITIONS

• Anorexia
• Arthritis
• Cachexia
• Cancer
• Chronic Pain
• HIV or AIDS
• Glaucoma
• Migraine
• Persistent Muscle Spasms
• Severe Nausea
• Seizures
• Any debilitating illness where the
  medical use of marijuana has been
  "deemed appropriate and has been
  recommended by a physician"

PATIENT POSSESSION LIMITS

No possession limits specified

HOME CULTIVATION

Yes, but no cultivation limits are specified.

STATE-LICENSED DISPENSARIES ALLOWED

Yes. Dispensaries must be compliant with local guidelines prior to receiving a state license. State-licensed dispensaries will be permitted to operate on a 'for profit' basis. However, the new regulations will not override municipal moratoriums, nor will they prohibit the collection of local sales taxes on marijuana purchases in communities that presently impose them.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA STATUTES

• Cal. Health & Saf. Code, §11362.7 (2003)
• Cal. Health & Saf. Code, §§ 11362.7 -
  11362.83 (2003)
• California Compassionate Use Act 1996,
  Cal. Health & Saf. Code, § 11362.5 (1996) of
  marijuana has been "deemed appropriate
  and has been recommended by a
  physician"

CAREGIVERS

Yes, primary caregiver is the individual, designated by a qualified patient or by a person with an identification card, who has consistently assumed responsibility for the housing, health, or safety of that patient or person. The caregiver must be 18 years of age or older (unless the primary caregiver is the parent of a minor child who is a qualified patient or a person with an identification card).

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