How old do I have to be to purchase, possess, or consume recreational marijuana?
You must be 21 or older to buy, possess, or use retail marijuana. It is illegal to give or sell retail marijuana to minors.
Is it legal for me to possess marijuana in public?
Adults 21 years or older may legally possess up to an ounce of marijuana in public. All marijuana products must be concealed in a shopping bag or on one's person.
Can I consume marijuana in public?
No, it is illegal to consume marijuana in public. Cannabis products are all to be consumed in your private residence.
How much marijuana can I purchase at one time?
Adults 21 years or older may purchase up to one ounce (or the equivalent) per day. Edibles, concentrates, and topicals all count towards the ounce limit.
Can I consume marijuana in a licensed dispensary?
No, it is illegal to consume any cannabis products (including topicals) in a licensed marijuana dispensary.
What are the consequences if I violate marijuana laws?
Penalties range from a fine to a possible jail or prison sentence. Schools, universities, and employers are allowed to put in place their own disciplinary actions for marijuana-related infractions.
Can I have marijuana in my car?
Yes, marijuana may be carried in cars but it may not be in an open container and cannot cross state boundaries. It is illegal to use or consume marijuana in a motor vehicle and it is illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana. When traveling with marijuana always ensure that any cannabis product is put away and out of reach of the driver.
Can I take marijuana through airport security or travel out of state with it?
No, it is illegal to take marijuana through airport security and across state lines, regardless of your destination's cannabis laws.