How Many MG of Edibles Can I Buy In AZ?
Arizona has legalized the use of medical marijuana, allowing patients with qualifying conditions to access cannabis products. Among the various options available, edibles are gaining popularity due to their discreet nature and ease of consumption. However, regulations surrounding the purchase and possession of edibles can be confusing. This article aims to clarify the rules and provide answers to common questions regarding the maximum amount of milligrams (MG) of edibles one can buy in Arizona.
In Arizona, medical marijuana patients are allowed to purchase and possess up to 2.5 ounces (approximately 70 grams) of marijuana every two weeks. This includes all forms of cannabis products, including edibles. However, the state has set a specific limit on the amount of THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana, that can be contained in edible products.
The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has set the limit at 10 milligrams (MG) of THC per serving and 100 milligrams (MG) of THC per package for edible products. This means that each individual edible serving can contain a maximum of 10 MG of THC, and a single package can contain up to 100 MG of THC.
Now, let’s address some common questions related to the purchase and consumption of edibles in Arizona:
1. Can I buy edibles without a medical marijuana card?
No, only patients with a valid medical marijuana card can purchase edibles in Arizona.
2. Are there any restrictions on the flavors or types of edibles available?
No, as long as the product adheres to the THC limits and is labeled properly, there are no restrictions on flavors or types of edibles.
3. Can I buy edibles online in Arizona?
No, Arizona law prohibits the online sale and delivery of medical marijuana products, including edibles.
4. Can I possess more than 2.5 ounces of edibles if I have a medical marijuana card?
No, the possession limit applies to the total amount of marijuana, including edibles.
5. Can I share my edibles with someone who does not have a medical marijuana card?
No, sharing or providing edibles to someone without a medical marijuana card is illegal.
6. Can I consume edibles in public places?
No, consuming edibles in public places, including parks and sidewalks, is prohibited.
7. How long do the effects of edibles last?
The effects of edibles can last anywhere from 4 to 12 hours, depending on the individual’s metabolism and tolerance.
8. Are there any age restrictions for purchasing edibles?
Yes, only individuals aged 18 and above with a valid medical marijuana card can purchase edibles.
9. Can I drive after consuming edibles?
It is illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana, including edibles. The effects can impair your ability to drive safely.
10. Can I take edibles on a plane?
No, it is illegal to transport marijuana, including edibles, across state lines or on airplanes.
11. Are there any specific storage requirements for edibles?
It is advisable to store edibles in a cool, dry place, away from children and pets.
12. Can I grow my own marijuana to make edibles?
Yes, registered medical marijuana patients are allowed to grow their own marijuana plants, which can subsequently be used to make edibles.
Understanding the regulations and limits surrounding the purchase and consumption of edibles is crucial for medical marijuana patients in Arizona. By adhering to these rules, patients can safely and legally enjoy the benefits of edibles while staying within the confines of the law.