Step 1: Create your PA MMJ account
Step 2: Schedule your PA mmj card appointment
Step 3: Conduct your appointment with doctor
Step 4: Purchase your PA marijuana card
Step 5: Visit a PA dispensary
First, you must create a PADOHMMP patient profile to obtain your patient ID number, which must be certified by an approved doctor You must first enter your personal information in order to create an account. Your patient profile contains all of your pertinent information, such as your address, phone number, email address, and so on. You can access your profile by going to “profile settings” whenever you log in to your account. This is the location of your ID number. It’s also where you’ll update your personal information, which you’ll need to keep up to date.
You must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license or state-issued ID card.
Use your first and last name exactly as they appear on your state ID.
Only a middle initial will be accepted by the DOH system.
As a result, if your middle name is spelled out on your driver’s license or ID, simply enter your middle initial into the DOH system.
Enter your mailing address exactly as it appears on the license, but do not use hyphens or separate numbers with spaces in the numbers fields.
After entering your profile information, you will be prompted to create a username and password. Keep in mind that these will be case-sensitive, so enter them exactly as you did when you created them. You will also require a valid email address. You did it correctly if you see a screen with your patient information, including your patient ID. You can also expect a confirmation email with information about your next step: physician certification.
When booking your appointment or directly to the mmj doctor, be prepared to show your PA Marijuana ID.
Obtain certification from a licensed physician. My Marijuana Cards provides same-day appointments with doctors who specialize in cannabis medicine and see patients like you on a daily basis. And you can’t beat the security and convenience of having a doctor visit you in the comfort of your own home. Because we are HIPAA-compliant, our platform is user-friendly and extremely secure. Your medical information is important to us and is always secure.
Minors do not need to purchase a medical card in Pennsylvania because they will not be entering a dispensary. They will, however, need to register. Minors (patients under the age of 18) must be registered by a caregiver.
A medical card is available to any PA resident who has a serious medical condition that has been approved. A doctor who participates in the MMJ program must certify the patient. “Serious medical conditions” have been approved.
For adult patients, the application fee is currently $50. Patients who are eligible for one of the following government programs (and can provide proof) may be eligible for a $25 fee reduction:
When your certification is approved, the doctor will enter it into the Pennsylvania medical marijuana registry. What comes next:
Step 1: Verify that you received your confirmation email. This email is critical because it explains how to obtain your MMJ ID card.
Step 2: Click the link in your email to the PA Medical Marijuana registry. Log in to your account with your username and password. (Keep in mind that your username and password are case-sensitive.)
Step 3: Select the “Make Payment” tab and follow the on-screen instructions. The fee levied by the state is $50. Your marijuana card will be mailed to the address you provided when creating your patient profile in three weeks.
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Tinctures & liquids
Topicals such as ointments and patches
Dry leaf or plant material for nebulization or vaporization ONLY
Your PA mmj card would last for one year.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Cancer, including remission therapy
Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with the objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies
Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
Inflammatory bowel disease
Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions
Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
Sickle cell anemia
Because of the recent legalization of medical marijuana, Pennsylvania has yet to pass legislation authorizing the cultivation of marijuana plants. There has also been no talk of a bill being introduced that would allow medical marijuana patients to grow their own marijuana.
At this time, insurance companies do not cover medical marijuana.
Only legitimate medical marijuana patients are permitted to buy cannabis from state-licensed medical retailers. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf used his authority to change regulations under the Proclamation of Emergency Disaster, allowing for limited time delivery to medical patients. This power will be active until the pandemic is over.
If you live in Pennsylvania, the only way to legally smoke marijuana is to obtain an approved medical marijuana card and visit a valid medical marijuana dispensary.
Marijuana delivery is illegal in Pennsylvania under normal circumstances, but the rules have been slightly altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Wolf invoked his emergency powers in the form of a Proclamation of Emergency Disaster, allowing dispensaries to deliver medical marijuana to an unlimited number of patients.
There have been no laws enacted in Pennsylvania that affect the operating hours of medical dispensaries, so most dispensaries operate during normal business hours, typically opening at 8:00 a.m. and closing at 10:00 p.m.
In Pennsylvania, purchasing limits are determined by the individual and their doctor’s recommendation. As a result, each patient is given a 30-day supply and is not allowed to purchase more than their doctor’s prescriptions within a month.
As of now, the application for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania takes place online (see outlined steps above).
14 – 21 days from the date you submitted your payment to the state
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Those applying to be a caregiver for a PA medical marijuana patient must under go a criminal background check. “You cannot be approved as a caregiver if you have been convicted of a criminal offense relating to the sale or possession of drugs, narcotics or controlled substances within the last five years.”
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