growing weed outdoors in arizona

Growing weed outdoors in arizona

Arizona’s had a medical marijuana program since 2010, with the passing of Prop 203. However, recreational marijuana was not allowed whatsoever. In 2020, Prop 207 changed all of that.

Grow Weed in Arizona

The new laws allow adults (age 21 and older) to possess up to one ounce of “flower” and up to 5 grams of concentrates. Perhaps best of all is that residents of Arizona can now grow their own marijuana as well with a Pot for Pot. Individuals can grow up to six plants at a time, with a household cap at 12 plants (for residences with 2 or more people).

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The only exception was the medical marijuana program, which was signed into law in 2011. 13 specific conditions could qualify a patient to legally obtain and use medical marijuana. For those not within 25 miles of a dispensary, growing was also allowed. There were many hoops to jump through, but since 2020’s vote, obtaining marijuana in this state is a lot easier.

Growing weed outdoors in arizona

Now that marijuanas legalized in Arizona, I am curious if the Phoenix area climate in conducive to growing it in my backyard for personal use? I believe AZ’ers are allowed to grow 6 plants on their property. Any green thumbs that have insight would be greatly appreciated!

Guess they don't want the new markets and revenues. Uptight people that are against personal freedoms.

Any bets on how long before a local HOA puts weed on the prohibited list of plants that you can plant in your yard like they do with certain cactus, citrus and some invasive trees?