Do Your Own Research For Your State
I can only speak in this post about my particular US state; make sure to do you own thorough research for your own state and country.
In the US, marijuana is still illegal according to federal law. Despite all the states here legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational (known as Adult-Use) use. It is still illegal federally Always keep this in mind.
And trust me on this point...if someone tells you this is the way the law is... be smart! Check into it yourself. NEVER trust or believe another's word. Because chances are pretty close to 100%- if you get busted, this other person will not bail you out. They will keep all communications shut down with you. Do your homework and check the laws
In The State Of Michigan
- It is illegal for a person with a Medical Marijuana Card (known as an MMMP card here), anyone who uses cannabis in Michigan to own, possess or purchase a handgun or ammunition
- Unless you possess a caregiver's MMMP card with approved patients, you can only have 12 plants per house, no matter how many people residing there have an MMMP card. It's not a free-for-all of 12 plants per person, per household.
- Drying cannabis (wet) is not covered under the medical marihuana law- Back in July of this year the state of Michigan Court of Appelas declared a ruling that wet (drying) marijuana is illegal
- If you are NOT the home or land/property owner where you are growing and cultivating cannabis, you need the landowners permission to grow, possess or use cannabis
- You as a person and individual CANNOT legally sell cannabis; BUT you can gift cannabis to another person.
- Just like with alcohol, you can get a DUI ticket while operating a motor vehicle
- You cannot smoke in public places... yet. municipalities participating and having local ordinances for cannabis will have designated areas for smoking and vaping
- Indoor grows MUST be behind locked doors and not visible from the street (or through binoculars)
The federal statute prohibits certain classes of individuals from shipping, transporting, receiving or possessing firearms or ammunition. One of those classes includes people who are unlawful users of, or addicted to, any controlled substance and marijuana falls into that category.
According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF), “Any person who uses or is addicted to marijuana, regardless of whether his or her state has passed legislation authorizing marijuana for medicinal purposes is an unlawful user of or addicted to a controlled substance and is prohibited by Federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition”.