Compassionate Use Act 1996
additional provisions
Ensure patients and primary caregivers not subject to prosecution or
Encourage federal and state governments to implement a plan for the
safe and affordable distribution
Nothing supersedes legislation prohibiting conduct that endangers
others or diversion for non medical purposes.
No physician shall be punished, or denied any right or privilege for
having recommended marijuana to a patient for medical purposes.
Exempts patient or primary caregiver with written or oral physician
recommendation and approval from marijuana possession and
cultivation penalties.