MEDICAL CARD QUESTIONS

Can you get your medical card online in Massachusetts?

Yes, the Cannabis Control Commission has confirmed that telehealth visits will remain available for new and renewing patients in the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program. Since March of 2020, waivers have allowed new patients to conduct their initial visit with a healthcare provider via telehealth. These waivers were recently extended by the Commission on December 14,

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What is the difference between my certification and my registration?

A certification is the electronic record from your healthcare provider that indicates your eligibility for the medical marijuana program. A registration is the record from the Cannabis Control Commission that indicates your enrollment status. A patient must first receive a certification from a healthcare provider before they can register with the Cannabis Control Commission and

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How long does a certification last?

The length of the certification is set by your clinician and may be between 15 days and 2 years depending on the circumstances. In most cases a certification is valid for one year. The certification can only valid for two years if the patient receives Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income; or is

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How old do I need to be to get a medical marijuana card in Massachusetts?

Individuals 18 years and older qualify to be certified by a healthcare provider for medical cannabis. Pediatric patients under the age of 18 can also qualify but they must be certified by two Massachusetts licensed certifying physicians, with at least one being a board certified pediatrician, pediatric subspecialist, oncologist, neurologist, or family physician.

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Marijuana was legalized for all adults so why get a medical marijuana card?

There are several reasons why many Massachusetts residents find value in obtaining their medical marijuana card. Oversight of a clinician: A relationship is established with a healthcare provider who is educated on the proper use of medical marijuana and can help determine the best course of treatment. High dose options: Patients have access to edibles

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What conditions qualify for a medical marijuana card in Massachusetts?

Examples include cancer, chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), HIV/AIDS, anxiety, insomnia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, glaucoma, ALS, and Chron's disease. Some states limit the number of conditions that qualify for a medical marijuana card; but Massachusetts doesn't. Clinicians have the ability to take into account the unique needs and circumstances of each patient when determining

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How much does a medical marijuana card cost in Massachusetts?

This depends on your certifying healthcare provider. Each clinician sets their own price to certify a patient for the Massachusetts medical use of marijuana program. Prices typically range between $50 and $349 dollars. This is an out-of-pocket expense that is not covered by health insurance. If you cannot afford the cost associated with getting your

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