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How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, getting a medical cannabis card is quite easy. You only need to follow these simple step:

  • Apply online and fill an evaluation form with your details and submit them online.
  • Next, you need to fix an appointment with our licensed health physicians and connect with them online by video conference.
  • After getting a physician recommendation, you need to register with the state with Medical Marijuana Registry and pay the fees
  • Once you are done with the process, it may take up to 30 days for some patients to receive the card, based on the program’s time estimate.

Is Recreational Marijuana Legal in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, the use of recreational marijuana is not legal, but possession of small amounts is decriminalized in several of the state’s largest cities.

What are the qualifying conditions in PA?

The various qualifying conditions in Pennsylvania are as follow:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Autism
  • Cancer, including remission therapy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord)
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intractable seizures
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Neuropathies
  • Opioid use disorder therapeutic interventions
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Terminal illness
  • Tourette syndrome
  • How to get registered with the state?

    To get your medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, firstly, you need to get registered with the state by creating your profile in Medical Marijuana Registry.

    While creating your profile, you need to fill in your basic information such as your legal name, current address, and contact information. To get registered for the medical marijuana program, a person must have a Pennsylvania driver’s license or an ID card issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

    How To Registering As A Caregiver For A New Patient?

    To get registered as a caregiver for a new patient. You need to follow these steps:

  • Firstly, you need to go to the patient and caregiver registry. In the caregiver section, click on the ‘Caregiver Registering for a New Patient.
  • Fill out the information and click on the submit to register and create a caregiver profile. 
  • You can check our email for instructions to complete the background check. 
  • It will take four to six weeks for your application to go through the approval process.
  • After getting notified on your email by the Department of Health, you need to return to the ‘Patient and Caregiver Registry’ to pay the fee to get your medical marijuana caregiver card.
  • Does My Information Remain Private With MyMMJDoctor?

    Yes. At MyMMJDoctor all your information maintains under confidentiality under HIPAA compliances. All the information of cardholders and applicants, including the identities of the patients, primary caregivers, and physicians.

    Can I Register as a Caregiver for a New Patient in PA?

    Yes. You can register as a caregiver for a new patient in PA.

    Are patients in Pennsylvania are allowed to grow marijuana?

    In Pennsylvania, patients are not allowed to grow or cultivate marijuana as growing is not yet permitted in Pennsylvania.

    Where Can I Find A Licensed Physician in Pennsylvania?

    With MyMMJdoctor, you do not need to find any physician in Pennsylvania as we have our licensed practitioners who are 24 hours available for you. You can connect with them by scheduling appointments according to your time through video calls.

    What is the cost of a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania?

    In Pennsylvania, the cost of medical marijuana card is $149.

    How long does the online consultation usually take?

    The online medical evaluation usually takes 10 to 15 minutes.

    What In case I am not approved?

    In case, if you do not get approved then all your money will get refunded back to you with a 100% guarantee. 

    Do I Need A Physician To Apply?

    Yes. You will need a physician to apply for the card first but make sure your practitioner is licensed.

    In Pennsylvania, A Person Can Assign How Many Caregivers?

    A patient can designate up to two caregivers at one time.

    Who Can Be My Designated Primary Caregiver?

    Your designated primary caregiver can be any person over the age of 21 who is approved by your physician. Your designated caregiver cannot be a medical marijuana user. Also, your caregiver must not serve any other medical marijuana patients.

    What Are The Requirements For Becoming A Caregiver?

    To become a caregiver in Pennsylvania, a person must fulfill these requirements as follow:

  • A person must be at least 21 years old
  • A person must be a Pennsylvania resident with a valid driver’s license or identification card(with current address).
  • A person must complete a criminal history background check.
  • A person must not be convicted of a criminal offense relating to the sale or possession of drugs, narcotics, or a controlled substance in the last five years.
  • A person must register and obtain an ID card that will allow you to pick up medical marijuana at a Pennsylvania dispensary.
  • Can I Smoke Marijuana In Public?

    Currently, it is legal to smoke marijuana only in private residences, not in public places. Whether cannabis is used for a medicinal purpose or for a recreational purpose. 

    Can A One Caregiver Serve More Than One Patient In Pennsylvania?

    A caregiver can provide care for up to five medical marijuana patients in Pennsylvania.

    Do I need to be a resident of Pennsylvania to get a medical marijuana card?

    To get a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania, a patient needs to be a resident of it with valid Id proof.

    How much time will it take to approve a request for medical cannabis in PA?

    In PA, it will take four to six weeks for your application request to go through the approval process.


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