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§ 10231.304. Unlawful use of medical marijuana

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: May 17, 2016

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 64. Medical Marijuana Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3. Program
Effective: May 17, 2016
35 P.S. § 10231.304
§ 10231.304. Unlawful use of medical marijuana
(a) General rule.--Except as provided in section 303, section 704, Chapter 19 or Chapter 20,1 the use of medical marijuana is unlawful and shall, in addition to any other penalty provided by law, be deemed a violation of the act of April 14, 1972 (P.L. 233, No. 64),2 known as The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act.
(b) Unlawful use described.--It is unlawful to:
(1) Smoke medical marijuana.
(2) Except as provided under subsection (c), incorporate medical marijuana into edible form.
(3) Grow medical marijuana unless the grower/processor has received a permit from the department under this act.
(4) Grow or dispense medical marijuana unless authorized as a health care medical marijuana organization under Chapter 19.
(5) Dispense medical marijuana unless the dispensary has received a permit from the department under this act.
(c) Edible medical marijuana.--Nothing in this act shall be construed to preclude the incorporation of medical marijuana into edible form by a patient or a caregiver in order to aid ingestion of the medical marijuana by the patient.

Credits

2016, April 17, P.L. 84, No. 16, § 304, effective in 30 days [May 17, 2016].

Footnotes

35 P.S. §§ 10231.303, 10231.704, 10231.1901 et seq., 10231.2001 et seq.
35 P.S. § 780-101 et seq.
35 P.S. § 10231.304, PA ST 35 P.S. § 10231.304
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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