The Patient's Simple Guide to Growing Medical Marijuana and the contents of this website are an expression of the author's individual experience as a legally state licensed grower of medical marijuana. The author adheres strictly to the laws of the State of Vermont regarding the growing of marijuana for medicinal purposes. The following states have passed laws regarding the use of marijuana as a medication: California, Washington, Oregon, Maine, Nevada, Hawaii, Alaska, Rhode Island, Colorado, Montana, and Vermont. The author is a legal resident of the State of Vermont. The author makes no representations that he is a legal expert nor does he offer any legal counsel. It is the responsibility of the individual to become familiar with the laws of the states in which they reside. The author makes no representations that he is a medical professional nor does he offer medical counsel or advice. Individuals should see their personal physicians or other medical professionals before using marijuana or any other substance as a medication. The author makes no representations as to the efficacy of marijuana or any other substance as a medication. Despite the fact that states have passed laws legalizing the production, possession and use of marijuana for medical purposes, the Supreme Court has recently ruled that federal laws prohibiting such practices supersede state laws in these matters. Individuals are admonished to become informed of the potential risks and liabilities of growing, possessing and using marijuana as a medication. The author assumes no responsibility for the actions of others. The opinions of the author are his own.