With Canberra, ACT allowing people to grow marijuana for their personal use, do you know the cannabis limitations across Australia?
The growing, cultivation and harvesting of marijuana plants is illegal in most regions. Less than five plants may be considered personal use. First time offenders growing cannabis plants for personal use may be able to avoid criminal charges. Canberra, ACT, allows you to grow and use cannabis recreationally. Laws and rules about growing cannabis plants are different in each state.
The current and only legal method of growing cannabis plants is through a Medicinal Cannabis License that is covered under The Narcotics Drug Act 1967.
With this license, a person or company can grow, cultivate and harvest marijuana plants that will be used for medicinal purposes.
The laws around the personal use of cannabis is changing, and a lot of states are looking to decriminalise the personal use of marijuana.
Each state has different rules around the cultivation of marijuana, where some states consider personal use to be less than 20 plants and other regions might consider 5 plants to be intent to sell and supply.
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How many plants can I grow in Victoria
Learn about how many cannabis plants you can grow for personal or medical use in Victoria.
For personal and recreational use, growing marijuana plants in Victoria is still illegal. The drug offences around this vary.
Each state varies, and Victoria also offers multiple drug diversion options.
James is an experienced writer and legal cannabis advocate in Australia. He answers all the questions about business, legalisation and medicinal cannabis.
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