How much will my Medical Cannabis Certification cost?
The cost for a consultation with one of our practitioners is $150. This price includes your evaluation and assistance with paperwork. The cost for annual re-certification is $130. Find our most up to date fees HERE. In addition, there is a fee of $50 due to Maryland Marijuana Cannabis Commission for registration and to receive your Patient ID card.
Will my insurance company cover the certification process, consultation or medical marijuana application?
No. Insurance companies do not cover the cost of doctor's evaluation or a written certification in Maryland. For pricing, click HERE.
What are the qualifying conditions that would allow me to receive my Medical Marijuana Card Certification?
In order to receive a written certification for Maryland Medical Marijuana, you must have one of the following qualifying conditions, or you are receiving treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or a medical condition that causes:
• severe nausea
• wasting syndrome
• severe or chronic pain
• post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
• severe or persistent muscle spasms
• a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that results in being admitted into a hospice facility or receiving palliative care.
The Commission may also approve applications that include any other condition that is severe and resistant to conventional medicine for which other medical treatments have been ineffective. For more information visit the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission https://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/general-information.aspx
Do I need a patient ID card?
You are required to carry a patient medical marijuana MMCC ID card. A patient ID card will be available for a fee of $50.00 charged by the Maryland Marijuana Cannabis Commission (MMCC) during registration. Patient ID card is good for one year.
What will I need for my consultation?
First, you will need to register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission at https://mmcc.health.maryland.gov/registry/RegisterPatientCG.aspx?id=2 . Following that step, you will need a government issued Photo ID, patient registry number (provided through the MMCC registration), and medical records and prescriptions pertaining to the condition of which you are trying to seek assistance with.
What will take place during a visit with us?
A registered medical practitioner will perform a physical, review your most recent medical “visit/care summary” provided by your doctor, assess your medical history, and provide you with next steps towards receiving a recommendation. Our staff will provide follow-up care as needed.
Where can I send my Medical records so they can be viewed by the physician at my medical marijuana appointment?
Please Contact us and we will provide a secured email to send your medical reports.
How do I set up an appointment with a registered Maryland Medical Cannabis Practitioner?
Visit us online HEREto schedule or give us a call at 301-433-1978 and one of our friendly staff members will coordinate a date and time for you to get evaluated by a Certified Medical Marijuana Practitioner.
I already came in for an appointment. When will I be notified that the Maryland Marijuana Cannabis Commission has issued cards and what are the next steps?
The Maryland Cannabis Commission may take up to 45 days to send your MMCC ID number. After receiving an ID #, a written certification can be issued, you can visit a dispensary of your choice with the written certificate and purchase medical cannabis while you wait for your MMCC Card to arrive.
Where can I get medical cannabis once I am certified for Medical Marijuana?
The locations of licensed dispensaries are posted HERE on Maryland Commission's website. A Maryland Medical Marijuana patient can only obtain legal medical cannabis from Maryland licensed dispensaries.
How much medical cannabis can a qualifying patient possess at one time?
A patient may possess up to 120 grams (approximately four ounces) of marijuana in a 30-day period.
Is there a maximum amount of marijuana extract that a patient can have?
Yes, a patient may only have up to 36 grams of marijuana extract per 30-day supply.
Can I grow my own medical marijuana or can my caregiver grow it?
The Maryland Medical Cannabis laws do not allow for caregivers or patients to cultivate Medical Marijuana. Only a state licensed cultivation facility can grow medical marijuana.
Do I need to be a resident of Maryland to get a Maryland Medical Marijuana Card?
Yes, Maryland does not allow out-of-state patients to obtain their medical marijuana card and purchase marijuana in Maryland. However it should be noted that, any non-Maryland resident currently in Maryland for the purpose of receiving medical treatment is eligible to register as a patient and, during registration, will be required to provide the address of and a contact name for the Maryland medical facility where the patient is receiving treatment.
Where is the closest place to find a registered marijuana doctor?