Although recreational marijuana has been legalized in Delaware, adult-use cannabis delivery is prohibited in the state. However, medical marijuana delivery is allowed there. Eligible and registered medical cannabis patients in Delaware can order cannabis products from licensed medical marijuana dispensaries for home delivery.
Yes, medical marijuana delivery is legal in Delaware. The Delaware Medical Marijuana Act allows licensed medical cannabis dispensaries (Compassion Centers) to deliver medical cannabis to registered medical marijuana patients. Medical marijuana products can only be delivered to patients’ homes.
No, recreational marijuana delivery is prohibited in Delaware. Delaware enacted the Delaware Marijuana Control Act to legalize recreational weed for adults aged 21 years and older in April 2023, but sale is yet to begin. However, Section 1324 (k) (3) of the Act prohibits the delivery of recreational cannabis to consumers.
Medical marijuana patients in Delaware can order medical cannabis products online and have them delivered to their homes. Some compassion centers also receive medical marijuana orders by phone. The State of Delaware Medical Marijuana Code mandates Compassion Centers to preregister medical marijuana patients interested in ordering cannabis for delivery.
Medical marijuana patients can order as many amounts of medical cannabis products as they can purchase directly from compassion centers. Typically, they can order up to 3 ounces of usable cannabis products within 14 days for delivery.
Delaware residents, irrespective of age, cannot use recreational weed delivery services. However, medical marijuana patients must be at least 18 years old to use medical marijuana delivery services in the state. Medical cannabis patients under 18 years must be assisted by their caregivers to use medical marijuana delivery services.
Only Compassion Centers licensed by the Office of Medical Marijuana (OMM) under the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) can provide medical marijuana delivery services in the state. The OMM must approve their delivery plans before they can offer medical marijuana delivery services.
Registered medical marijuana patients in Delaware can use the official list of licensed Compassion Centers to find dispensaries offering medical marijuana delivery services near them. They can also visit their local medical marijuana dispensaries to check if they offer cannabis delivery services. Medical cannabis can only be delivered to patients' residential addresses in Delaware.
Medical marijuana patients in Delaware must present their medical marijuana identification cards and government-issued identification cards when receiving their medical cannabis orders. In addition, they must be available to receive such deliveries.
Medical marijuana delivery is available in all cities and counties in Delaware. Local jurisdictions in the state cannot prohibit the delivery of medical cannabis to qualified medical marijuana patients. However, recreational cannabis delivery is illegal everywhere in the state.