Illinois Medical Cannabis FAQ
No. Unlike many other state’s medical cannabis program, patients in Illinois are not permitted to grow their own cannabis.
Patient’s are able to legally access 2.5 ounces cannabis every 14 days.
It is illegal to consume cannabis and operate a motor vehicle under any circumstance.
No. A patient is not allowed to gift, give, or donate any form of medical cannabis to another person. Every patient must go to a state licensed dispensary to get medical cannabis products.
No. In accordance with the Smoke-Free Illinois Act, smoking medical cannabis is prohibited anywhere smoking tobacco is. Additionally, being publicly intoxicated on other forms of medical cannabis is not recommended.
No. It is illegal and punishable by law to travel outside of the state with medical cannabis.
The proper dosage of medical cannabis will be different for each person, and will vary depending upon which method of consumption is used. It is important to start with a low dose, and gradually increase until you learn what works best for you.
This process will be different for each patient. The effects produced by each strain of medical cannabis will differ depending upon the cannabinoid and terpene profiles. Typically, a patient will start by deciding whether they are looking for a Sativa, Indica or Hybrid strain.