Is medical marijuana legal in the state of Washington?

While marijuana possession is a criminal offense in the state of Washington, it is a defense to a marijuana possession charge that you are a qualified medical marijuana patient and/or caregiver, and that you possess a 60-day supply of marijuana, which is defined as 24 ounces and 15 plants. Medical marijuana, however, remains illegal under federal law.  

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The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.