Cannabis in Montana is legal for medical uses, but illegal for recreational use since 1929. Possessing up to 60 grams for personal use is considered a misdemeanor and carries $1,000 maximum fine and up to three years in jail.Improve information
Medical cannabis was legalized by ballot initiative in 2004. Measure I 148, the Montana Medical Marijuana Act, was a ballot initiative approved by 62% of the popular. In May 2017 Governor Steve Bullock signed into law SB333, which further regulates the medical cannabis industry by adding mandatory testing and seed to sale tracking. SB 333 also imposes a 4% tax on medical marijuana beginning July 1, 2017 and decreases to 2% beginning on July 1, 2018. Qualified patients with certain conditions can legally consume and grow cannabis in Montana.
Cannabis was banned in Montana, following a Health Committee meeting
A total of 387 people have medical marijuana cards in Montana, with 116 providers registered
The number of people with Montana medical marijuana cards tops 1,000 for the first time, reaching 1,006
Montana has 7,339 medical marijuana cardholders and 1,942 providers.