Is CBD legal in Washington
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Last updated on 13 July 2021

CBD is legal in Washington, regardless of the source. CBD Hemp Oil was legalized in 2014 after the 2014 Farm Bill, a law that made hemp legal to cultivate, sell and use.

Is CBD legal in Washington

In October 2019, Washington banned the sale of hemp-derived CBD in food and beverage products. CBD products which contains more than 0.3% THC must be sold in licensed cannabis dispensaries. Doctors are not permitted to prescribe CBD to their patients in Washington, however, they are allowed to recommend it to patients that they feel can benefit. 

Is Cannabis legal in Washington?

Under current Washington state marijuana laws, weed is both medically and recreationally legal for patients and adults ages 21 and older to possess and use. 

How old do I need to be to consume?Possession Limit for FlowerPossession Limit for Concentrates
21+   Recreational 18+   Medical1oz  Recreational  3oz  Medical7g Recreational                  21g   Medical

Qualifying Conditions

  • Anorexia
  • Appetite loss
  • Cachexia, or wasting syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Chronic renal failure requiring hemodialysis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Intractable pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Nausea
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Spasticity disorders
  • Traumatic brain injury

Are there any penalties for using Cannabis in Washington?

No, Cannabis is legal in Washington. While possession is legal, the sale or distribution of any amount of marijuana is illegal and can lead to a penalty of up to five years imprisonment and/or a fine up to $10,000. An additional mandatory fine of $1,000 applies to first offenses and a $2,000 fine to second or subsequent offenses.


CBD is legal in Washington. Medical and recreational use is also legal in Washington which makes it the third state on the West Coast (alongside California and Oregon).


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A translator and interpreter for English and French, Vicky's journey within the CBD industry started off in the US. Since then, she has discovered the multiple benefits from CBD on the body but also in particular on the skin, which has become one of her passion topics of research and writing since then.

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