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Benefits of having a Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Card
A medical marijuana recommendation is required to legally purchase cannabis in Pennsylvania.
Enjoy all-access privilege to marijuana products which required to be tested for safety.
Dispensaries are allowed to sell patients up to a 30 days supply of cannabis.
Gain access to all dispensaries in the state.
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How to get your medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania
In order to get a registry identification card (medical marijuana card) through the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, you must go through the following steps:
- Use the Medical Marijuana Registry to register for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program: https://padohmmp.custhelp.com/app/login
- Obtain your patient certification from your FadeMD Pennsylvania medical practitioner. To qualify for medical cannabis and obtain your patient certification, you must have a qualifying condition. Qualifying conditions include: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), anxiety disorders, autism, cancer, including remission therapy, Crohn’s disease, damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spaticity, and other associated neuropathes, Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is either bhronic and severe or intractable, Parkinson’s disease, positive status for HIV, Post traumatic stress disorder, sickle cell anemia, spinal cord disease or injury, Tourette’s syndrome, traumatic brain injury, ulcerative colitis
- After you are certified in the system, you will receive an email with instructions on how to pay for and receive your medical marijuana ID card.
- Visit the Medical Marijuana Registry and click on the “Payment Tab.” Follow the prompt to enter your payment information.
- Your official patient or caregiver registry ID card will come in the mail in approximately 21 days.
In April 2016 Pennsylvania approved Senate Bill 3, which essentially allows for the consumption and possession medical cannabis for those who have a physicians recommendation. The Pennsylvania Department of Health was tasked with creating and monitoring the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program.
Only Medical Doctors and Doctors of Osteopathy may certify a patient for medical marijuana. Furthermore the MD or DO must register with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and complete the mandatory for hour training course administered by the Department of Health.
Patients must also register with the Department of Health before they can receive their medical marijuana identification card. The State of Pennsylvania allows patients to consume cannabis via gels, ointments, liquid, oils, tinctures, pills and non-whole plant forms for administration through vaporization. Although vaping is allowed, smoking flower and edibles are not. Registered patients are allowed to possess up to a 30 days supply of cannabis products. Pennsylvania currently does not allow home cultivation for personal use.
Marijuana and Health
Even though research on cannabis is in its early stages, the benefits are numerous. Cannabinoids may be helpful in treating nausuea and vomiting, epilepsy, cancer, loss of appetite and weight loss among many other symptoms. Some of the most common symptoms patients seek marijuana treatment for are:
Frequently Asked Questions
Qualifying conditions include:
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Anxiety Disorders
- Cancer, including remission therapy.
- Crohn’s disease.
- Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies.
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders.
- Hepatitis C
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBS)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Pain that is either chronic and severe or intractable
- Parkinson’s disease
- Positive status for HIV
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Sickle cell anemia
- Spinal cord disease or injury
- Tourette’s syndrome
- Traumatic brain injury
- Ulcerative colitis
Certifications last for a year but a doctor may recommend shorter.
Pennsylvania allows patients and caregivers to purchase topicals, tinctures, capsules, liquid and flower for vaporizing uses only. No edibles unfortunately.
All patients and caregivers must have proof of Pennsylvania residency in the form of a Pennsylvania driver's license or a Pennsylvania state issued ID card with their current address. Patients and caregivers also must have a working email address.
Yes, a medical cannabis card legally required.