Retail | Purchase Limits for Medical and Recreational Cannabis by State

Purchase Limits for Medical and Recreational Cannabis by State

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Alabama (AL)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.3%), high CBD oil as determined by the University of Alabama at Birmingham health care practitioner.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Alaska (AK)

Recreational and Medical: A customer or patient may purchase up to 1 ounce of flower, or 7 grams of concentrate. Total products purchased in one day may not exceed more than 5,600 milligrams of THC of marijuana or marijuana products. 

Last Updated 8/22/2022 Source

Arizona (AZ)

Recreational:  1 ounce (28 grams) of marijuana or cannabis-infused products with no more than 5 grams of it in concentrate form.

Medical: A patient can purchase up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis during a 14-day period. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source  Source

Arkansas (AR)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.

Medical: A patient can purchase up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis during a 14-day period. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

California (CA)

Recreational: A retailer may sell up to 28.5 grams of non-concentrated cannabis, 8 grams of concentrated cannabis (includes concentrated cannabis contained in cannabis products), and 6 immature cannabis plants in one day to a customer.

Medical:  A patient or their primary caregiver can purchase up to 8 ounces of dried cannabis, and 6 mature or 12 immature cannabis plants in one day. If the patient has a physician’s recommendation different from this amount they may purchase the amount consistent with the recommendation. Local jurisdictions may also allow for an increased limit. 

Last Updated 8/27/2021 Source 1 Source 2

Colorado (CO)

Recreational: A retailer may sell up to 1 ounce of marijuana flower, or 8 grams of concentrate, or 800-milligram servings of edible product, or more than 6 seeds in a day to a customer. This does not include non-edible, non-psychoactive products such as topicals.

Minors under 18-21 are limited to 2 grams of concentrate.

Medical: In a single day a medical marijuana store may not sell more than 2 ounces of marijuana flower, or 8 grams concentrate, or marijuana products totaling more than 20,000 milligrams. The medical marijuana store shall not sell more than 6 immature plants or seeds to a patient without documentation allowing an increased plant limit. If the patient has a physician’s recommendation exempting them from these limitations and has designated this store as their primary care center they may purchase the amount consistent with the recommendation.

Last Updated 8/22/2022 Source 1 

Connecticut (CT)

Recreational: Can purchase up to one ounce of cannabis or the equivalent amount of cannabis products or a combination of cannabis and cannabis products.

Medical: A dispensary shall not exceed the patients' one-month supply in a one-month period (thirty days). This may be dispensed at any time within this period and in any quantity as long as the one-month supply limit has not been reached. The maximum one-month supply amount is 2.5 ounces unless your physician’s recommendation is for less. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022  Source 1 Source 2 Source 3

Delaware (DE)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed. 

Medical: Patients can purchase up to 3 ounces every 14 days. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Florida (FL)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.  

Medical: Based on the physicians' recommendation, the patient or caregiver may purchase no more than a 70-day supply of marijuana products or one 35-day supply (2.5 ounces) in a form for smoking. The physician may not prescribe more than three 70-day supply limits of marijuana or more than six 35-day supply (2.5 ounces) in a form for smoking. A physician may request an exception to these rules. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Georgia (GA)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.  

Medical: Patients may obtain a maximum of 20 fluid ounces of low THC (0.3%), high CBD oil. The content of CBD must be equal to or greater than the amount of THC. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

Hawaii (HI)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A dispensary shall not sell an excess of the 4 ounce limit of marijuana, or it's equivalent of manufactured marijuana, in a 15-day period to any patient or caregiver. Manufacturers are required to calculate the physical weight of marijuana used to manufacture each marijuana product.  

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Idaho (ID)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: No Medical Use Is Allowed (not even low THC, CBD oil is allowed) The Idaho Cannabis Coalition needs 55,057 signatures to add medical marijuana to the 2020 Idaho Ballot.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Illinois (IL)

Recreational and Medical (State Residents): A customer can purchase up to 30 grams of dried cannabis, no more than 500 mg of THC contained in infused products, or 5 grams of concentrate.

Recreational and Medical (Out Of State Residents): A customer can purchase up to 15 grams of dried cannabis, no more than 250 mg of THC contained in infused products, or 2.5 grams of concentrate.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Indiana (IN)

Recreational and Medical: Act 52 passed allowing low THC (0.03%), CBD oil for sale. There are no purchase limits at this time. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Iowa (IA)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.  

Medical: Patients with a Medical Cannabidiol Registration Card can purchase 4.5 grams of THC in a rolling 90-day period. Exemptions may be determined by the practicing physician. Smokable products are not allowed. 

Last Updated 7/1/20 Source

Kansas (KS)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (5%), high CBD oil.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

Kentucky (KY)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may obtain industrial hemp or low THC (0.3%), high CBD Oil. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Louisiana (LA)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical:  A patient or their primary caregiver can obtain marijuana as recommended by a permit holding physician. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Maine (ME)

Medical (State Residents): A retailer may sell up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana flower or a combination of marijuana flower and marijuana concentrate, totaling no more than 2 1/2 ounces daily.

Consumers may purchase up to 12 immature marijuana plants or seedlings in one day.

Recreational: A retailer may sell up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana flower or a combination of marijuana flower and up to 5 grams of marijuana concentrate, totaling no more than 2 1/2 ounces in a day.

Medical (Out Of State Residents): A retailer may sell up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana flower or a combination of marijuana flower and concentrates totaling no more than 2 1/2 ounces in a 15-day period.

Out-of-state residents are not allowed to purchase immature marijuana plants or seedlings.

Last Updated 8/22/2022 Source 1 Source 2

Maryland (MD)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: Patients are allowed to purchase up to their allowed 30-day supply. Most patients are certified at the standard 30-day supply of 120 grams of dried cannabis flower or 36 grams of THC in a processed marijuana product.  

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Massachusetts (MA)

Recreational: A retailer may sell up to 1 ounce of dry marijuana or its equivalent in concentrate or edible marijuana products per day. 1 ounce of dry marijuana is equal to 5 grams of active THC in marijuana concentrate or 500 milligrams of THC in edibles. Topical products are not subject to daily sales limitations. 

Medical: A patient with a temporary 14-day registration may be sold 2.5 ounces of marijuana within the 14-day period. A registered, qualified patient may receive up to 10 ounces within a rolling, 60-day period unless otherwise directed by the physician. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

Michigan (MI)

Recreational: A retailer may sell up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana flower or a combination of marijuana flower and up to 15 grams of marijuana concentrate, totaling no more than 2 1/2 ounces daily.

Medical:  A retailer may sell up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana daily and no more than 10 ounces each month. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

Minnesota (MN)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: The patient must not purchase an amount in excess of the 30-day supply determined by the pharmacist in a 23-day period. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Mississippi (MS)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.5%), high CBD (at least 15%) oil as determined by the prescribing physician.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Missouri (MO)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient or caregiver can purchase up to 4 ounces of unprocessed, dry marijuana, or it's equivalent in a 30-day period. 3.5 grams of dry marijuana is equal to 1 gram of concentrate or 100 milligrams of infused marijuana products. Before seeds may be purchased the dispensary must verify the customer is authorized to cultivate marijuana. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Montana (MT)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient can purchase up to 1 ounce of usable marijuana a day and no more than 5 ounces of usable marijuana in one month. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Nebraska (NE)

Recreational and Medical: No recreational or medical use is allowed.   

Last Updated 4/27/20 

Nevada (NV)

Recreational: A customer may purchase up to 1 ounce of usable marijuana, or its equivalent, within one day. 

Medical: A patient may not purchase more than 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana or 10,000 milligrams of THC infused product on a 14-day period and no more than 1 ounce of usable marijuana per day. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

New Hampshire (NH)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may purchase up to 2 ounces of usable cannabis during a 10-day period. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

New Jersey (NJ)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: Patients are limited to 3 ounces of usable marijuana unless their illness is terminal, in which case no limitations apply.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

New Mexico (NM)

Recreational: Two ounces of cannabis, sixteen grams of a cannabis extract, and eight hundred milligrams of edible cannabis at one time.

  

Medical: Patients can buy up to 230 units (approximately 8 ounces) of cannabis or cannabis products over a rolling 90-day period. 1 unit is 1 gram dried cannabis, 0.2 grams of THC, or 200 milligrams of THC.  

Last Updated 9/24/21 Source

New York (NY)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may purchase up to a 30-day supply, as prescribed by their physician, as long as the patient has no more than a 7-day supply of previously dispensed marijuana. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

North Carolina (NC)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.9%), high CBD (at least 5%) oil as determined by the practicing neurologist.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

North Dakota (ND)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may purchase, or obtain from their caregiver, up to 2.5 ounces (70.87 grams) of usable marijuana in a 30-day period, and up to 4,000 milligrams cannabinoid concentrate or medical cannabinoid product (i.e. capsule, solution, transdermal patch, topical). Patients with a card authorizing an enhanced amount can purchase up to 6 ounces (107.01 grams) of usable marijuana in a 30-day period, and up to 4,000 milligrams cannabinoid concentrate or medical cannabinoid product (i.e. capsule, solution, transdermal patch, topical).  

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Ohio (OH)

Recreational: Adults 21 and older could purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis and up to 15 grams of marijuana concentrates. They could grow up to six plants for personal use, with a maximum of 12 plants per household 

Medical: A patient may purchase up to a 90-day supply but must also purchase no less than a 1-day supply. Patients must purchase at least 2.83 grams of plant material, 295 milligrams of topical THC, 110 milligrams of ingestible THC [oil, capsule, or edible (50 milligrams per edible)], or 590 milligrams of THC oil to be vaporized. There are two tiers of plant material; tier-one is smokable medical marijuana with a THC content of 23% or less and tier-two is medical marijuana with more than 23% THC but less than 35% THC. A 90-day supply is no more than 8 ounces of tier-one marijuana, 5.3 ounces of tier-two marijuana, 26.55 grams of THC in topical marijuana product, 9.9 grams of THC in ingestible marijuana product, and 53.1 grams of THC in oil to be vaporized. Terminally ill patients are allowed an extended supply of no more than 10 ounces of tier-one marijuana, 6.6 ounces of tier-two marijuana, 33.3 grams of THC in topical marijuana product, 11.7 grams of THC in ingestible marijuana product, and 65.7 grams of THC in oil to be vaporized. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source

Oklahoma (OK)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: Patients can purchase up to 3 ounces of marijuana, 1 ounce of marijuana concentrate, 72 ounces of edible marijuana product, 6 mature plants, and 6 seedlings. Patients under 18 years of age are limited to 1 ounce of marijuana concentrate.

Last Updated 7/7/20 Source

Oregon (OR)

Recreational: A recreational customer may purchase up 2 ounces of usable marijuana, 5 grams of cannabinoid extracts or concentrates, 16 ounces of a cannabinoid product in solid form, 72 fluid ounces of a cannabinoid product in liquid form, 10 marijuana seeds and 4 immature marijuana plants in one day.

Medical: A medical customer or their caregiver may purchase up 24 ounces of usable marijuana, 5 grams of cannabinoid extracts or concentrates, 16 ounces of a cannabinoid product in solid form, 72 fluid ounces of a cannabinoid product in liquid form, 50 marijuana seeds and 4 immature marijuana plants in one day. Additionally, they are limited to 32 ounces of usable marijuana or the equivalent in one calendar month. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

Pennsylvania (PA)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may purchase up to a 30-day supply, as prescribed by their physician, as long as the patient has no more than a 7-day supply of previously dispensed marijuana. There may be restrictions on the types of products the patient is recommended to use, this will be listed on the certification. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Rhode Island (RI)

Recreational: Adults age 21 and older now can possess up to an ounce of cannabis, may grow cannabis within their primary residence—up to certain limits—and possess up to 10 ounces of cannabis in addition to live plants. Retail sales may begin as early as Dec. 1  

Medical: A patient can purchase up to 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana in a 15-day period. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source

South Carolina (SC)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient may be administered low THC (0.9%), high CBD (98%) oil as determined by the practicing physician.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

South Dakota (SD)

Recreational and Medical: CBD, approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration is approved to be sold without purchase limits.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Tennessee (TN)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.9%), high CBD oil as determined by the practicing physician.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Texas (TX)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.5%), high CBD oil as determined by the doctors' recommendation.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Utah (UT)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient can purchase up to a 30-day supply as determined by the daily dosage on your recommendation. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Vermont (VT)

Recreational:  Possession of up to two ounces of cannabis, 10 grams of hashish, four mature plants, and eight immature plants

Medical: A patient can purchase up to 2 ounces of usable marijuana in a 30-day period. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source 1 Source 2

Virginia (VA)

Recreational: Adults who are 21 or older could possess up to one ounce of cannabis, or the equivalent amount of cannabis products, and could share the same amount with other adults.

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain marijuana-derived, low THC (5%), high CBD (at least 15%) oil and low THC (5%), high THC-A (at least 15%) oil, as determined by the physicians' certification. 

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source

Washington (WA)

Recreational: A recreational user is allowed to purchase up to 1 ounce of usable marijuana in one day. 1 ounce of flower is equivalent to 16 ounces of solid marijuana-infused edibles, 72 ounces of liquid marijuana-infused edibles, and 7 grams of marijuana concentrate. 

Medical: Three ounces of usable cannabis, Forty-eight ounces of cannabis-infused product in solid form, Two hundred sixteen ounces of cannabis-infused product in liquid form or Twenty-one grams of cannabis concentrate

Last Updated 8/19/2022 Source 1 Source 2

Washington, DC (District of Columbia)

Recreational: A person may transfer up to 1 ounce of marijuana to another person 21 or older as long as there is no exchange of payment, goods, or services. Recreational sales are not legal. 

Medical: A patient may purchase up to 4 ounces in a 30-day time frame. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source 1 Source 2

West Virginia (WV)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.   

Medical: A patient can obtain marijuana as determined by their physician. No smokable flower is allowed at this time. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Wisconsin (WI)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.    

Medical: A patient is authorized to possess marijuana-derived CBD oil as recommended by their physician.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Wyoming (WY)

Recreational: No recreational use is allowed.     

Medical: A patient is allowed to obtain low THC (0.3%), high CBD (at least 5%) oil as determined by the practicing neurologist.

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

Canada (CAN)

Recreational and Medical: All consumers are limited to 30 grams of dry cannabis or its equivalent. 1 gram of dry cannabis is equal to 5 grams of fresh cannabis, 15 grams edible cannabis, 70 grams of a liquid cannabis product, 0.25 grams of concentrated cannabis (in solid or liquid form) or 1 cannabis seed. 

Last Updated 4/27/20 Source

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