Although, cannabis is legal in California, yet carrying a cannabis ID card may give you an extra protective shield against any possible arrest in a non-legal state.
The best way to get 420 evaluations is to obtain an appointment online or in person with a 420 specialist who is licensed to prescribe medical marijuana. The rules for getting MMJ card differ from state to state. You need to complete an online application or visit a licensed marijuana doctor in person.
You have to submit the application for your cannabis ID card to the State Health Department along with the doctor’s recommendations, a copy of your ID card & residence proof like driving license, or passport.
What are the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana?
In California, medical marijuana is prescribed for a large number of medical conditions. Almost all the critical and chronic diseases are covered. If you have some ongoing health problem, then you can apply for a medical marijuana card.
In some states such as Montana and Wyoming, CBD oil can be prescribed only for seizure disorders related to epilepsy. On the other hand, several states allow using cannabis in various forms like ointments, lotions, creams, balms etc.
Diseases That Can Be Treated With Medical Marijuana
Although the use of cannabis remains illegal under the Federal law, the California State has passed Prop 64 clearing cannabis for recreational use, as well as medicinal cannabis for treatment of certain specified diseases and related side effects resulting due to conventional treatment.
These can be broadly illustrated as under.
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- Alzheimer’s Disease
- Anorexia Nervosa
- Anxiety & Stress
- Autoimmune Disorders (AD)
- Cachexia & Wasting
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Cohn’s Disease
- Gastrointestinal Disorder
- Manic Depression
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Neurological Disorders
- Parkinson’s Dis
- Phantom Pain
- Schizophrenia & Psychosis
- Spinal Injury
- Tourette’s Syndrome
If you face any of the following conditions, you can consult a licensed physician for getting your medical marijuana card.
- Appetite Loss
- High Blood Pressure
- High Eye Pressure (IOP)
How to apply for an MMJ card?
The next step is to find a doctor. You need to visit a licensed doctor who will prescribe medical marijuana for improvement of your health conditions. The doctor might need your previous medical records for better analysis. After analyzing your medical conditions, he will provide you with the medical recommendations.
Some states allow you to purchase cannabis on the medical recommendation itself. But, some states require you to complete the application and submit it to the State authority. The application will have your name, address and phone number and also your medical history. Moreover, you should also include a medical recommendation given by your doctor.
You may need to wait a few days to receive your card. You will get the copy of your MMJ card by email and the original card by post. You can also collect the same at the counters of state health department.
Once you get your medical recommendation, you can purchase medical marijuana from your nearest dispensary.