Montana

Passed in 2004 by Initiative 148 (62%)
Possession Limit: 1 oz usable; 4 plants (mature); 12 seedlings
Fee: $25/$10
Allows Dispensaries: No
Accepts other states registry ID cards? No

Qualifications for a Medical Marijuana ID Card:
1.Must be a Montana Resident with a valid Montana I.D. as proof of residency. 2.Obtain a copy of your medical records indicating diagnosis of a qualifying condition. 3.Obtain a Written Certification from a physician licensed in the state of Montana that you are a qualifying patient. 4.If you are applying for marijuana use for chronic pain, you must provide necessary and relevant x-ray, MRI or other diagnostics; OR have a second physician may confirm the chronic pain diagnosis, after performing a physical exam. 5.Register with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services by sending your application form, Written Certification and a $25 annual application fee. Please note that minors who are applying to qualify for medical marijuana on or after June 20, 2011 must have a recommendation from two physicians in order to be on the registry. UPDATE: Due to changes with SB 423, all caregivers must now register as

Qualifying Condition(s):
cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, or acquired immune deficiency syndrome when the condition or disease results in symptoms that seriously and adversely affect the patient's health status; b. cachexia or wasting syndrome; c. severe chronic pain that is persistent pain of severe intensity that significantly interferes with daily activities as documented by the patient's treating physician and by: objective proof of the etiology of the pain, including relevant and necessary diagnostic tests that may include but are not limited to the results of an x-ray, computerized tomography scan, or magnetic resonance imaging; or confirmation of that diagnosis from a second physician who is independent of the treating physician and who conducts a physical examination; d. intractable nausea or vomiting; e. epilepsy or an intractable seizure disorder; f. multiple sclerosis; g. Crohn's disease; h. painful peripheral neuropathy; i. a central nervous system disorder resulting in chronic, painful spasticity or muscle spasms; j. admittance into hospice care in accordance with rules adopted by the department; or k. any other medical condition or treatment for a medical condition approved by the legislature.

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