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How To Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card in 2022

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Do you want a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card? You’ve arrived. We hope this post helps you understand how to apply for a medical marijuana card in Michigan. We update this material often to ensure its accuracy and ease of use.

Getting a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Online 

Michigan has telemedicine. Previously, a patient and physician had to meet in person before receiving a Michigan MMJ certificate. In light of Covid-19, Michigan has relaxed this like many other states. Using our telemedicine technology, you may talk with one of our cannabis physicians online right now.

Recital cannabis is legal in Michigan. An MMJ card allows you to buy medicinal cannabis at a cheaper tax rate. We’ve put together this valuable guide which will answer all your questions and help individuals living in Michigan State understand the importance of applying for their Michigan MMJ Card via the easy, HIPAA Compliant process. Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card online with My Marijuana Cards.

Who May Apply?

You must be a Michigan resident to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card. Patients must be 18 or older to apply for a medicinal marijuana card. Minors (under 18) require 2 physician MMJ certifications. Caregivers can apply on behalf of minors.

Caregivers must be above 21, complete their own application, and be named on the patient’s application. Caregivers must not have any drug or violence-related crimes and must not have been convicted in the last decade. A court-appointed legal guardian or Medical Durable Power of Attorney (MDPOA) can apply on behalf of the applicant.

Michigan has a SEP. The Social Equity Program is available as a provision under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (MRTMA) to promote and encourage participation in the marijuana industry by people from communities disproportionately impacted by marijuana prohibition and enforcement to positively impact those communities.

Upon acceptance, you must register with the Michigan Marijuana Program.

What Does a Michigan MMJ Card Allow?

Marijuana cardholders in Michigan can:

  • up to 16 oz of a solid cannabis product
  • up to 7 g of a ‘gaseous’ cannabis product
  • up to 36 fl oz of a liquid cannabis product.

Legalizing medical marijuana in Michigan is easy with MMC. Because recreational marijuana is legal in Michigan, anybody over the age of 21 may legally possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana. A MMJ card ensures access and minimizes costs. Recreational cannabis may only be acquired through state-licensed dispensaries, and there are limited in many areas.

How do I Apply?

Get your Michigan Medical Marijuana Card with My Marijuana Cards in 4 steps:

  • Book an appointment today online.

Apply for a Michigan medical marijuana card online and consult a doctor. The online consultation costs $140. Included in the $140 is the $40 fee to the state of Michigan and the $100 dollar fee for the evaluation. This is a premium deal as it is extremely convenient for our clients. The patient doesn’t have to do the additional work on the state site. My Marijuana Cards do it all for you.

You only pay if accepted. 

  • Fill out your intake forms

  • Conduct your virtual appointment with the doctor

The doctor will ask questions about your medical history and advise you whether medicinal marijuana is right for you.

  • Receive your Michigan Medical Marijuana Card from the (MMMP) 

The state emails you within 24-48 hours of your appointment with the temporary card. The temporary mmj card can be used as you patiently wait for your physical card in the mail. The card will come in roughly 14 business days.

Your certificate is valid for two years.

What Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana Cards in Michigan?

The following debilitating diseases may qualify you for a medicinal marijuana card in Michigan in since 2021:

  • Severe Nausea
  • A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces one or more of the following:
    • Seizures (including but not limited to those characteristics of epilepsy)
    • Severe and Persistent Muscle Spasms (including but not limited to those characteristics of multiple sclerosis)
  • Any other condition determined by your doctor and those considering your application to be acceptable for medical marijuana use

This list is current as of August 2021. A Legislator or the Health Commissioner may introduce conditions.

What Do I Need to Get a Medical Cannabis Card?

To apply for an MMJ Card in Michigan, you will need to produce your signed medical certificate and your identity documents. Collect the following:

  • ID
  • See the list below for all approved formats.

Acceptable ID

  • Valid, unexpired Driver’s License
  • Voter’s registration
  • State-produced Identification Card
  • Passport

Note, out-of-state ID is unacceptable.

Do I Need to Give My Medical Records to My Marijuana Cards?

No need for your medical records. Medical records are not required to be seen by healthcare practitioners in Michigan. We urge you to submit them if you have them since it helps our doctors better understand your medical history.

How Does a Caregiver Get an MMJ Card?

If the patient is under the age of 18 or needs assistance getting medicinal cannabis, a caregiver can be designated to assist them. Caregivers must be above 21. Some patients may be qualified for or unable to get an MMJ Card. 

The caregiver must fill out their own application and be noted on the patient’s. Caregivers must not have any drug or violence-related crimes and must not have been convicted in the last decade. An individual may care for up to five patients at once.

Michigan Medical Marijuana Laws

  • 2.5 oz. of cannabis outside of the home.
  • Up to 10 oz. inside the home.
  • 15 grams concentrates.

Can a Qualifying Patient Grow Marijuana?

Yes, a Michigan medicinal marijuana user can cultivate up to 12 plants. But these plants must be contained. Caregivers can also grow/own up to 12 marijuana plants. When you apply for your Medical Marijuana card, you must state your desire to grow.

Are My Medical Marijuana Card Details Confidential?

Yes. My Marijuana Cards values our patients’ privacy. Our online service is HIPAA compliant, and our systems are designed to keep all of your confidential details safe.

Does Michigan Have Medical Marijuana Reciprocity?

Yes, Michigan recognizes out of state medical marijuana cards. This is called reciprocity. Below is a list of states michigan included that accept out-of-state Medical Marijuana Cards: 

  • Puerto Rico

States with an asterisk (*) need visitors to fill out a visiting patient application.

States marked with ^ have adult-use programs but do not accept out-of-state cards.