General Questions

Yes, individuals 18 years and older can possess a medical marijuana card, while those without a card must be 21 years or older to legally purchase or possess recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana cards are for Washington residents only.

In the state of Washington, purchasing medical marijuana requires a state medical license, which is only available to Washington residents with an official written consent by a doctor. Medical marijuana patients can purchase marijuana from a primary caregiver, from a licensed dispensary or grow their own.

Additionally, recreational marijuana is available to residents and non-residents of Washington, who are 21 years old and older.

Recreational and medical marijuana stores are currently open for business. There are now over 153 recreational marijuana stores open in Washington.

If you have a medical marijuana card, you may purchase cannabis from a licensed medical marijuana dispensary.

Any adult 21 years and older is allowed to possess up to one ounce of cannabis flower, seven grams of concentrates, 16 ounces of cannabis-infused edibles or 72 ounces of liquid cannabis product like tinctures.

There are a variety of different types of marijuana to purchase including numerous strains of flower or bud, hash, oil, edibles (candy and baked goods), drinks and more.

Always be sure to talk to your budtender about the type of marijuana that you are purchasing as different types result in different effects including energizing, head highs or full body, sedative highs.

Marijuana prices in Washington have dropped considerably since 2014. Grams now average between $10-$15. Washington does have one of the highest tax rates for recreational marijuana, which charges 37% to the retail customer..

No, you cannot. The laws in Washington state that consumption of cannabis is restricted to private areas only. Note that you can get a civil penalty of $100 -- or a $27 fine for public consumption in Seattle, specifically. Needless to say, because this is a very large grey area right now, please use discretion when consuming.

No. Traveling with cannabis over state lines is 100% illegal.

There are numerous penalties that could be implemented if you break the law, ranging from monetary fines to community service and jail time.

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