What are the medical marijuana laws in Puerto Rico?

Here is a brief overview of the history of medical marijuana laws and legislation in Puerto Rico:

  • 2015 – Puerto Rico legalized medical cannabis
  • 2017 – Act 42 relaxed the rules, and Puerto Rico became one of the most open and accepting places for medical cannabis in the world

Only consume cannabis in your own home. Consumption of cannabis in a vehicle (including boats), the workplace, school grounds or in any other public place is illegal.

It is also illegal to consume cannabis in the presence of anyone under 18 (unless that person is the patient).

Recreational cannabis is illegal in Puerto Rico.