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Pursuant to the authority granted under Health and Safety Code section 11362.77, the City and County of San Francisco enacts the following medical cannabis guidelines:
(a) A qualified patient, person with a valid identification card, or primary caregiver may possess no more than eight ounces of dried cannabis per qualified patient. In addition, a qualified patient, person with a valid identification card, or primary caregiver may also maintain no more than twenty-four (24) cannabis plants par qualified patient or up to 25 square feet of total garden canopy measured by the combined vegetative growth area.
(b) If a qualified patient, person with an identification card, or primary caregiver has a doctor's recommendation that this quantity does not meet the qualified patient's medical needs, the qualified patient, person with an identification card, or primary caregiver may possess an amount of cannabis consistent with the patient's needs.
(c) Only the dried mature processed flowers of female cannabis plant or the plant conversion shall be considered when determining allowable quantities of cannabis under this section.
(Added by Ord. 275-05, File No. 051250, App. 11/30/2005)