Whether you suffer from epilepsy, PTSD or are undergoing chemotherapy, the reasons to use medically prescribed marijuana are many. Not only can it address many conditions often seen as untreatable or highly difficult to treat — like some variants of childhood epilepsy — it can also offer benefits for sufferers of illnesses whose standard medical route is fraught with hefty side effects. Because laws on marijuana vary wildly from state to state, the path to treatment isn’t always the same. It might be tempting to pack up and move to Colorado for unfettered access, (the mountains! The skiing! Arts and culture! All those craft breweries!) but before you do, familiarize yourself with the laws in your state to see if you can access marijuana at home.
A handful of states, like Colorado, California, Alaska and Massachusetts, have completely legalized weed for both recreational and medicinal use. These states do have limits on how much you can possess both inside and outside your house. For example, in Colorado you can carry up to 1 oz., while in Maine …Read More