Publication Date: 
Monday, September 1, 2014

As more states have continued to pass laws legalizing medical use of marijuana, the majority have also established product safety measures to protect consumers. These safety regulations vary from state to state. This map analyzes state guidelines for medical marijuana product preparation, testing, packaging, labeling, and advertising, all factors that contribute to overall product safety.

Please note, this dataset is now maintained by Legal Science, LLC, on the Prescription Drug Abuse Policy System at It was originally created by the staff at the Center for Public Health Law Research.