Marijuana is illegal throughout the United States and is not approved for prescription as medicine. However, 13 states have approved and regulate its medical use:
o New Mexico
o Rhode Island
The legislation allowing the use of medical marijuana in California are:
o Compassionate Use Act
o Senate Bill 420
Approval for a medical marijuana card requires a recommendation from a physician.
o There is a Marijuana Medicine Evaluation Center located at:
1125 E. 17th St.
Santa Ana, Calif. 92701
These cards can be issued to either a patient or a patient’s caregiver.
o Cardholders may posses up to eight ounces of dried marijuana and six mature plants or 12 immature plants.
Only licensed medical marijuana dispensaries or “clubs” can legally sell marijuana.
o The closest one to Chapman is the Orange County Patient Group Collective located at: 2315 E. 17th Street #4 Santa Ana, Calif. 92705
o For other dispensaries, check out www.legalmarijuanadispensaries.com