Legal Overviews

California statutes

Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, effective 2016

AB243: Cultivation Regulation
AB266: Medical Marijuana Regulation
SB643: Reconciliation

Senate Bill 420, effective 2004

Background/Analysis of Proposition 215

Text of California Compassionate Use Act of 1996 (Proposition 215)


California MMJ case law

Mower decision on California’s limited immunity for patients

Trippet decision on amounts reasonably related to need

Kelly decision on SB420 possession limits

Conant decision on the right of physicians to recommend cannabis

Peron decision on the right of caregivers to receive compensation

Raich decision on federal powers to interfere in medical states

MAMM decision on the budgetary limits on federal powers to interfere


Other California medical cannabis laws


Other state MMJ laws

Nevada medical marijuana law

Oregon medical marijuana law