How to Qualify For A Missouri Medical Marijuana Card?
In order to qualify for a Missouri medical marijuana card so you can legally purchase medical marijuana from one of the dispensaries, you must fulfill the following qualifications: be diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition; have the official written certification from a Missouri licensed physician; and be a Missouri resident with proof of residency, (MO driver’s license or MO state ID card).
3 Easy Steps To Obtaining Your Card
1. Call to schedule an appointment at 816-495-2301
2. Schedule a Telemed evaluation with a qualified physician at our office.
3. Submit your completed physician recommendation to the State of Missouri DHSS with our assistance.
*We do not imply or guarantee all submissions are approved by the state of Missouri. We will assist you in resolving any issues that might prevent you from obtaining your card.
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH US
Call us at 816-495-2301 to schedule your appointment. At your appointment we will walk you through the easy intake questionnaire forms and assist you with registering your account with the State of Missouri DHSS. We will also coordinate the evaluation by a qualified physician via telemed during your appointment.
GET YOUR PHYSICIAN’S CERTIFICATION
Upon obtaining the physician’s certified recommendation, we will then assist you in submitting your recommendation and all necessary forms and fee’s to State of Missouri DHSS.
What to bring to your visit?
A valid Missouri driver’s license or Missouri ID card as “proof of residency”. A debit or credit card. A list of medications you are taking, including dosages and directions. Also, any reports or diagnosis from your primary care physician. Your medical records are preferred but are not mandatory.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to get your Medical Marijuana card in Missouri? First a patient should be familiar with the laws surrounding medical marijuana at the state and national levels. On November 6, 2018, residents in Missouri voted in favor of Amendment 2 which legalized the use of medical marijuana in the state as well as home cultivation. The U.S. government did not, or has not…..yet. This is not a prescription. You won’t be able to go to CVS and pick up some Northern Lights or Bubba Kush.
Dispensaries will be licensed by the state to supply medical marijuana to patients with certain conditions. The state is in the final stages of drafting rules and regulations before granting licenses to dispensaries and it will be still some time before qualified patients can buy legal cannabis products at a dispensary.
What is Missouri Medical Marijuana card?A medical marijuana card also known as MMJ card is a state-issued identification card which permits a patient who has a qualified doctor recommendation to buy from a licensed cannabis dispensary, possess, or grow cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Patients will be able to apply for a Missouri Medical Cannabis Cards starting July 4th, 2019.
According to the new law, patients with valid approvals from a doctor will be granted medical cards from the state. This permits patients and their registered caregivers to cultivate a maximum of six cannabis plants and purchase four ounces of cannabis from Missouri dispensaries per month.
Patients will need to pay a $25 fee to the state when applying for a medical marijuana card.
Where to begin?
We understand that some doctors may be hesitant to recommend medical marijuana, and for the ones that do, its important that they are knowledgeable and understand the many different aspects of cannabis treatment plans.
When looking for a physician who will recommend medical marijuana, a patient should always talk to your primary care physician first. Most states offer protection from being prosecuted for recommending medical marijuana. Even still, some physicians may be apprehensive. So now you need to find a specialist.
That’s where we come in. Our doctors have been trained and certified to help patients seeking marijuana as an alternative treatment for their symptoms.
OK, I scheduled an appointment…now what?
A patient should come prepared. Having your medical records is preferred but not required. Know any prescriptions they are currently taking, and any written referrals a patient might possess. You should also be able to describe your symptoms and what you believe the use of marijuana will do to help relieve your symptoms. Don’t be afraid to ask questions about medical marijuana, including interactions with other medications you might be taking, do you need a caregiver, or which strains are best for your condition. We strongly encourage you to get the most out of your appointment, we are here to help..