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Home Grows: Are They Legal Where You Live?

Home Grows: Are They Legal Where You Live?

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Even in legal states, home grows are highly regulated and have attracted increased attention from law enforcement. Before you flex your green thumb, you may want to brush up on the current rules.

Personal, at-home cultivation of cannabis plants (i.e. “home growing”) has become increasingly popular in recent years — especially since several states have legalized recreational cannabis. 26 states and DC have laws addressing home grows and the possession of cannabis plants for personal use. Of these 26, a total of 16 states and DC allow home grows to some extent, while 10 expressly prohibit growing cannabis at home. However, even where they are legal, home grows are highly regulated and have attracted increased attention from law enforcement in legal states. Before you consider growing at home, be sure to research the legal restrictions in your state so you don’t attract unwanted attention.

Of the states that allow home grows, there are a variety of different restrictions that have been placed on home grow rights...

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