Is It LEGAL to Grow Weed in AZ? Yes
As of November 2, 2020, adults in Arizona over the age of 21 can grow up to 6 marijuana plants inside their home. If two or more eligible adults are living in the household, you can grow up to 12.
Regarding cultivation of adult use marijuana, A.R.S. § 36-2852 subsection (A)(2) states:
- Except as specifically and expressly provided in sections 36-2851 and 36-2853 and notwithstanding any other law, the following acts by an individual who is at least twenty-one years of age are lawful, are not an offense under the laws of this state or any locality, may not constitute the basis for detention, search or arrest, and cannot serve as the sole basis for seizure or forfeiture of assets, for imposing penalties of any kind under the laws of this state or any locality or for abrogating or limiting any right or privilege conferred or protected by the laws of this state or any locality:
- Possessing, transporting, cultivating or processing not more than six marijuana plants for personal use at the individual’s primary residence, and possessing, processing and manufacturing by manual or mechanical means, including sieving or ice water separation but excluding chemical extraction or chemical synthesis, the marijuana produced by the plants on the premises where the marijuana plants were grown if all of the following apply:
- Not more than twelve plants are produced at a single residence where two or more individuals who are at least twenty-one years of age reside at one time.
- Cultivation takes place within a closet, room, greenhouse or other enclosed area on the grounds of the residence equipped with a lock or other security device that prevents access by minors.
- Cultivation takes place in an area where the marijuana plants are not visible from public view without using binoculars, aircraft or other optical aids.”