Can I Travel With Medical Marijuana In My Car?

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Can I Travel With Medical Marijuana In My Car?

 

 

Going on road trips if you’re an MMJ patient might be a hazy issue, but allow us to clear the smoke.

 

 

Understandably it can be a concern for medical marijuana patients who need to travel within and across states. Traveling with a condition can already be a challenge on its own, but traveling with medical marijuana is risky because it’s still considered illegal at the federal level.

 

Traveling By Car In The Same State

 

 

If you are traveling within your state and are a registered medical marijuana patient, having the plant in your car shouldn’t be an issue. Patients can carry their medicine while walking or even driving around. But if you will be traveling outside the county, it’s important to be aware of certain ordinances established by other counties about medical marijuana use. It will vary according to each county, but in California for example the law states that all counties should allow MMJ patients to carry the minimum state requirements, at the very least. As a word of caution, if you are an MMJ patient, it’s in your best interest to do your homework and familiarize yourself with state laws. It would also be wise for you to avoid traveling to areas you aren’t familiar with while carrying more than the state minimum on you.

If a patient is transferring residences If a registered caregiver is helping to move plants from a patient’s residence to another If a registered caregiver or patient

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