Can a person with a medical marajuana card grow it if on probation?

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Can a person with a medical marajuana card grow it if on probation?

If a person receives a felony for manufacturing marijuana, then later receives his medical card, can he it grow while on probation?

Asked on September 28, 2011 under Criminal Law, Washington

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MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

You need to check to see what requirements there are or prohibitions there are in your state. In Washington, once you have your medical marijuana card, you can grow it for your own use or purchase it from a designated provider. You cannot sell the marijuana you grow. Further, the fact of having a medical marijuana card does not exclude you from federal law violations. You are still in violation of the federal law so keep that in mind when deciding what you plan to do. If you have additional questions, contact the Washington State Department of Health for information regarding the ins and outs of holding a medical marijuana card and what you need to be cognizant of when you have it in your possession.


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