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Is medical marijuana or mmj legal in Boston?

Possession of cannabis is still a violation of federal law. As of March 13, 2013 patients with a valid physician's certification for the medical use of cannabis may possess up to a 60 day supply in the Commonwealth. Expect this to change when the dispensaries open.

A good summary on medical cannabis for Massachusetts is on the NORML website.

The term "marijuana" should be avoided because it carries a negative connotation. A change in terminology promotes a change in attitude. So try using the term cannabis instead and see how people react. Remember, the sale and distribution of cannabis is still a violation of federal law. Attorney Russell is a member of NORML, the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws. The NORML law summary for Massachusetts is here.

You can learn medical cannabis in Massachusetts from the government too, including patient and caregiver information.