The Michigan Medical Marijuana act allows a registered qualifying patient to cultivate/grow twelve marijuana plants for himself. He may also specify a primary caregiver to cultivate marijuana for him.
The law also allows a designated primary caregiver to cultivate marijuana for each qualifying patient who specified the caregiver to be his grower. They can assist up to five (5) patients at any time with a limit of twelve plants per patient and up to a maximum seventy-two plants total.
The cultivation of the marijuana plants either by the qualifying patient or the primary caregiver must be kept in an enclosed, locked facility.
- Must be at least 21 and agree to assist with a patient’s medical use of marijuana.
- Has never been convicted of a felony involving illegal drugs.
- Must be a resident of the state of Michigan.
- Must provide proof of Michigan residency.