November 8, 2016

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Passes

November 8, 2016
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Updated: 11:10 PM EST

North Dakota has passed medical marijuana into law. With 70.6% of precincts reporting, the North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative passes with a strong margin!

North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative passes with 64% in favor.

North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Law legalizes:

  • the possession of up to 3 ounces of medical marijuana for patients,
  • cultivation of up to 8 plants, if the patient lives more than 40 miles from a compassion center,
  • and create a system of compassion centers that would dispense medical cannabis.

Qualified patients are defined by the initiative include those suffering from:

  • cancer and it’s treatments
  • HIV and AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
  • Glaucoma
  • Epilepsy
  • and more.

Patients will have to apply for a registry identification cards to receive treatment from the medical marijuana compassionate care program.

You can find the full text on North Dakota Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative here.



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