The Ages You Have to be to Get a Marijuana Card in Different States

How Old Do You Have to Be to Get a Weed Card?

Currently, 29 states and the District of Columbia allow adults who are 18 years old to posses cannabis for medical purposes, but the rules regarding how to get a “weed card” for minors vary slightly from state to state. Here we list state-specific guidelines on how old you have to be to get a medical marijuana or “weed card” as a caregiver for a minor.

Alaska

Residents 21 years of age can get a “weed card” for qualifying minors under their care.

Arizona

Residents 18 years of age can get a medical marijuana card for an underage patient in their care.

Arkansas

Residents who are 21 years old can get a “weed card” as a caregiver to minors they have legal guardianship over.

California

Residents who are 18 years old can get a medical cannabis card for minors under their care.

Colorado

Residents 18 years of age can get a medical “weed card” for up to five minors as their legal caregiver.

Connecticut

Residents who are 18 years old can get a medical marijuana recommendation for a qualifying minor.

Delaware

Residents 18 years of age can get a “weed card” for a minor in their care.

District of Colombia

Residents 18 years of age can register as a medical cannabis caregiver of a minor.

Florida

Residents who are 18 years old can apply for a medical marijuana recommendation for a minor in their care.

Hawaii

Residents who are 18 years of age can act as a caregiver to one medical marijuana patient.

Illinois

Residents who are at least 21 years of age can be a caregiver to one qualifying minor.

Maine

Medical cannabis caregivers must be at least 21 years old.

Maryland

Residents at least 21 years of age can apply for a “weed card” for a minor in their care.

Massachusetts

Residents must be 21 years old to act as a caregiver to a minor with a medical marijuana card.

Michigan

Medical marijuana caregivers to minors with a “weed card” must be at least 21 years of age.

Minnesota

Residents 18 years of age may act as a medical marijuana caregiver to a minor in their care.

Montana

Legal guardians at least 18 years old can get a “weed card” for a minor.

Nevada

Residents who are at least 18 years old may be a caregiver for one underage medical marijuana patient.

New Hampshire

Residents 21 years old can act as a medical cannabis caregiver for up to five minors.

New Jersey

Caregivers of under-age patients with a medical marijuana card must be at least 18 years old.

New Mexico

Residents 18 years of age may act as a caregiver to a qualifying minor in their care.

New York

Residents at least 21 years old can act as medical cannabis caregivers to up to five underage patients.

North Dakota

Residents 21 years of age can be caregivers to minors (anyone under the age of 19) with a medical “weed” card.

Ohio

Caregivers of underage medical marijuana patients must be at least 21 years old.OregonResidents 18 years of age can get a “weed card” for a qualified minor in their care.

Pennsylvania

Residents 18 years of age can be a caregiver to a minor using medical cannabis.

Rhode Island

Residents who are 21 years old can act as a medical cannabis caregiver to up to five patients.

Vermont

Residents 18 years old can be caregivers to one underage medical cannabis patient at a time.

Washington

Residents 21 years of can register as caregivers to one minor who has a medical “weed” card.

West Virginia

Residents 18 years of age can get a “weed card” as a care giver to qualified minors.