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Existing Opportunities
//application possible in 2018
Upcoming Program
//likely to pass in 2018
Existing Program
//medical or recreational
Limited Programing
//CBD only, expansion likely in 2019
Dry State
//no marijuana programs

    States with Upcoming/Current Permit Opportunities

    States with upcoming or current application opportunities to obtain a license to open a marijuana facility. Please click on states below for more information on individual marijuana state laws.

  • Florida // In Florida, qualified registered medical marijuana patients may be in possession of marijuana, and state licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • Massachusetts // In Massachusetts, individuals age 21+ may possess up to an ounce of marijuana, keep up to 10 ounces of marijuana at home and grow up to six plants. State licensed businesses may cultivate, manufacture, distribute and sell Marijuana.
  • Michigan // In Michigan, qualified registered medical marijuana patients may be in possession of marijuana, and state licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • Montana // In Montana, registered cardholders may possess and use marijuana. State licensed providers and marijuana-infused product providers may produce and dispense marijuana and marijuana-infused products to registered cardholders.
  • Nevada // In Nevada, individuals age 21+ may be in possession of Marijuana, and state licensed businesses may cultivate, manufacture, distribute and sell Marijuana.
  • New Jersey // In New Jersey, all individuals with a legal prescription may be in possession of Marijuana, and state licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • North Dakota // In North Dakota, qualified individuals may use medical marijuana and licenced businesses may cultivate and dispense medical marijuana. It is illegal for other individuals or businesses to consume, dispense or cultivate marijuana.
  • Oregon // In Oregon, individuals age 21+ may be in possession of Marijuana, and state licensed businesses may cultivate, manufacture, distribution and sell Marijuana.
  • Connecticut // In Connecticut, all qualified patients with a legal prescription may be in possession of marijuana, and state licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • West Virginia // In West Virginia, qualified registered medical marijuana patients may be in possession of marijuana, and state licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • Pennsylvania // In Pennsylvania, qualified patients may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Virginia // In Virginia, qualified patients may possess and use CBD extracts. State licensed pharmacuetical processors may cultivate, process, and dispense the CBD extracts to patients.

    Pending States

    States with pending medical marijuana laws. Please click on states below for more information on individual marijuana state laws.

  • Oklahoma // In Oklahoma, qualified patients may be prescribed CBD products by a physician but there is no way to obtain CBD in Oklahoma. Any other possession, consumption, dispensing, cultivating or processing of marijuana is not legal for any individuals or businesses. A medical marijuana bill is pending.
  • Maine // In Maine, all individuals may be in possession of Marijuana. The state is currently drafting rules to establish a system for state licensed businesses to grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana for recreational use. Qualified patients may access medical marijuana through the state's exisiting licensed businesses.
  • Missouri // In Missouri, qualifying patients may possess and use CBD oil. State-licensed businesses may cultivate, produce, and distribute CBD oil. Medical Marijuana Initiatives are making their way to the November 2018 ballot.
  • Nebraska // In Nebraska, it is currently illegal to possess, cultivate or dispense marijuana for any reason. A resolution is before the state legislature to approve medical marijuana for qualified patients.

    Medical Marijuana States:

    States with comprehensive medical marijuana programs. Please click on states below for more information on individual marijuana state laws.

  • Hawaii // In Hawaii, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Illinois // In Illinois, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Rhode Island // In Rhode Island, qualifying patients may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Louisiana // In Louisiana, individuals with a legal recommendation from their doctor may be in possession of medical marijuana, and state licensed pharmacies may dispense medical marijuana.
  • Maryland // In Maryland, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Minnesota // In Minnesota, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • New Hampshire // In New Hampshire, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense marijuana.
  • New Mexico // In New Mexico, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • New York // In New York, all individuals with a legal prescription may possess and use medical marijuana. State licensed businesses may grow, process, transport, and dispense medical marijuana.
  • Ohio // In Ohio, qualified patients may possess and use medical marijuana. State licenced businesses may dispense, cultivate, lab test and process marijuana.
  • Vermont // In Vermont, all individuals 21 years of age or older may possess and use marijuana. Home cultivation is allowed as there is not yet a system to regulate retail production and sale of marijuana. Vermont also has a medical marijuana program for qualifying patients.
  • Washington // In Washington, individuals age 21+ may be in possession of Marijuana, and state licensed businesses may cultivate, process and dispense marijuana.

    CBD Only States:

    States with limited medical marijuana programs. Please click on states below for more information on individual marijuana state laws.

  • Kentucky // In Kentucky, all individuals may possess and use CBD Hemp oil. Limited individuals with medical approval may possess CBD oil derived from marijuana.
  • Mississippi // In Mississippi, qualifying patients may use and possess CBD oil. Only the University of Mississippi may produce and dispense the CBD oil.
  • North Carolina // In North Carolina, qualifying patients can possess and use CBD products. The state does not have or allow a regulated system for cultivation, production, or dispensing of the CBD products.
  • South Carolina // In South Carolina, qualifying patients can possess and use CBD extracts. The law does not allow for home cultivation or a state-regulated dispensary system.
  • Tennessee // In Tennessee, qualified patients may possess and use CBD extracts. The current law does not allow for a state-regulated dispensary system.
  • Texas // In Texas, only medically qualified individuals may possess or use CBD oil. State licensed businesses are allowed to dispense, cultivate and process low THC marijuana.
  • Utah // In Utah, terminally ill patients with a doctor recommendation may possess and use cannabinoid products. Licensed entities may cultivate and process medical cannabis for academic or medical research.
  • Wisconsin // In Wisconsin, qualified patients may possess and use CBD extracts. State-permitted physicians and pharmacies may dipense CBD extracts to patients.
  • South Dakota // In South Dakota, individuals may not possess marijuana for recreation or medical use. A bill that would allow Cannabis oil use by medically qualified individuals was approved but will only take effect if the FDA approves it.
  • Wyoming // In Wyoming, it is legal for medically qualified individuals to possess CBD oil, but there are no methods provided for obtaining CBD oil in Wyoming. All other use or possession of marijuana is illegal.
  • Indiana // In Indiana, it is legal for medically qualified individuals to possess CBD oil. There is currently no way to obtain CBD oil in Indiana. All other use, possession, cultivation, or dispensing of marijuana is illegal for individual or businesses.
  • Iowa // In Iowa, qualified patients may use, possess, and access low-THC cannabis oil. Production, delivery, transportation, and dispensing of cannabidiol is allowed by authorized license holders.

    Dry States:

    States without any marijuana programs or pending legislation.

  • Idaho // In Idaho, all forms of marijuana are illegal to possess, use, cultivate or distribute for individuals and businesses.
  • Kansas // In Kansas, all use or possession of marijuana is illegal.