Learn more about marijuana in Delaware
Is Marijuana Legal in Delaware? ▼
Where Can I Consume Marijuana?▼
The final regulations supporting the Delaware medical marijuana program prohibit the use of marijuana:
- In any school bus or vehicle accessible to the public
- On the grounds of any school (except by the cardholder caregiver, as medically necessary)
- At a cardholder or caregiver’s place of employment
- At a public park
- At a youth recreation center
- In any public place
Public places can include, but are not limited to: alleys, parking lots, sidewalks, streets, parks, playgrounds, stores, restaurants, and anywhere the public is generally accepted.
Public consumption is punishable by a $100 fine and possible forfeiture of the marijuana.
How Do I Find a Job in the Marijuana Industry of Delaware?▼
All compassion center employees must be at least 21 years old, live in Delaware, and cannot have been convicted by of a misdemeanor-level drug offense in the last five years. Additionally, the individual cannot have been convicted of any felony-level offense.
The individual must apply to the compassion center, which will include fingerprinting and a background check Each step is paid for by the applicant or the compassion center.
Is Drug Testing For Marijuana Legal in Delaware?▼
Unless the employer is going to lose money to state regulation and laws, employers cannot discriminate, upon hire or during the cardholder's employment, against an employee solely for being a medical marijuana cardholder. This does not, however, require an employer to allow the use of marijuana on the job, nor does it stop an employer from assessing if someone is intoxicated while at work by taking a drug test.
Is Delivery of Marijuana Legal in Delaware?▼
Delivery from a compassion facility to a cardholder does appear to be legal. During the transportation, all products must be kept in original packaging and sealed, with a description of the product and date.
How Do I Pay for Marijuana in Delaware Dispensaries? ▼
Delaware allows marijuana to be purchased with cash or debit card. The continued illegal status of marijuana on the federal level keeps credit and many financial services from being legally used in dispensary locations.