Does the state have a recreational use program?
No, Tennessee does not have a recreational use program. There have been several attempts to legalize recreational marijuana in Tennessee, but none of them have been successful.
Does the state have a medical program?
Yes, Tennessee has a limited medical marijuana program. The program was launched in 2016 and is regulated by the Tennessee Department of Health.
What are the rules for medical use?
To be eligible for the Tennessee medical marijuana program, patients must have a qualifying medical condition. Patients must also obtain a medical marijuana card from the Tennessee Department of Health. The card costs $250 and is valid for one year.
What are qualifying medical conditions for eligibility?
- Intractable seizures or epilepsy
- Severe nausea associated with cancer treatment
- Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Multiple sclerosis
- Intractable pain
What are Medical Program Limits?
Medical marijuana patients in Tennessee are allowed to possess up to 1 ounce of usable cannabis. They are also allowed to purchase up to 3 ounces of usable cannabis per month from a licensed dispensary.
Methods of Use Permitted under the Medical Program?
- Topical application
Is there Home Delivery for Medical Cannabis?
No, home delivery of medical cannabis is not allowed in Tennessee. Patients must pick up their medical marijuana from a licensed dispensary.