Medical Marijuana Answers - For Patients


No. Marijuana remains a Schedule I drug under federal law, and federal law regulating marijuana supersedes state law in all states including U.S. territories. Legalized mmj is regulated state by state.
If you are experiencing uncomfortable symptoms or side effects of medical treatment, especially pain and nausea, talk with your doctor about all your options before trying marijuana.
Yes, you’ll need proof of residence. This is easily proven with a valid driver’s licence. Medical marijuana isn’t legal everywhere. It’s currently legal in 30 states including; Guam, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
If you live in a state that has medical marijuana laws in place, your next step is to make sure your condition is listed as eligible for access to medical cannabis. Eligibility varies by state.
In most states, medical marijuana training and certification is required in order to recommend medical marijuana to a patient.
Medical marijuana cards are issued by the Department of Health in the patient's state of residence, and are usually valid for up to one year.
Requesting an appointment on NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com is quick and easy. Simply find a doctor in your area using our search tool. Once you’ve selected your physician and requested an appointment, you will receive a request confirmation and the doctor’s office will contact you within 24 hours to schedule a date and time for your first visit.
Requesting an appointment through NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com is absolutely free. You only pay for your doctor’s visit, which you can do at their office. A typical visit with one of our in-network doctors will cost between $100 and $250.
No. Anyone who may benefit from medicinal marijuana that lives in a state in which medical marijuana is legalized may use our online appointment request system.
No. Insurance companies currently do not cover medical marijuana; therefore none of our in-network doctors accept insurance.
Absolutely. NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com will treat your information with the upmost confidentiality. We will never add your name to any state list. And, we will only discuss your private information for verification purposes. Your visit to a medical marijuana doctor is considered part of your confidential medical record and your doctor will only discuss your medical condition and your marijuana recommendation for verification purposes. For more information, please view our Privacy Policy.
NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com has adopted strict standards in evaluating the doctors allowed to join our network of trusted physicians. Only qualified, licensed, board certified physicians who are in good standing are eligible for listing on NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com. Each physician meets his or her state’s specific requirements for recommending medical marijuana. And, each doctor and doctor group is confirmed via telephone by a NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com representative.
You must provide a valid state-issued ID or Driver’s License, and bring along any necessary medical documentation to support your diagnosis. This includes recent medical records, prescriptions, physician’s letter, chiropractor’s letter, x-rays, MRI’s or any other documentation related to your medical condition(s).

Medical Marijuana Answers - For Doctors


Doctors from all specialties in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, DC, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia are able to connect with thousands of seriously ill patients across the country who use our site to request medical marijuana evaluation appointments every day.

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV
NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com has adopted strict standards in evaluating the medical marijuana doctors and medical cannabis clinics allowed to join our network of trusted physicians. First, each physician must meet the criteria for his or her state’s medical marijuana law. Secondly, we have a rigorous vetting and approval process. We review every doctor who joins our network to ensure that each physician is licensed and in good standing. We check board certification with the American Board of Medical Specialties, American Board of Physician Specialties, and the American Osteopathic Association. And we confirm each physician and medical cannabis clinic to ensure the information provided is correct and valid.

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV
Under state law, physicians are protected against any kind of punishment for advising a patient about medical marijuana or providing a patient with a signed recommendation for medical marijuana. Physicians are also protected under federal law by Conant v. Walters, in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that doctors cannot be punished—or even investigated—solely for recommending medical marijuana, because doing so is protected free speech. The U.S. Supreme Court let the decision stand.

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No. Under state law, no doctor should be affiliated with any privately operated club, organization or dispensary and doctors are not authorized to provide information on acquisition of marijuana.

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You must pay a monthly fee for each practice location listed on NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com. However, you may be eligible for a multi-location discount. Please call for more info.

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Each of the patients who use our service consents to allow their PHI be used in the request for appointment process and verification process. However we take every opportunity to ensure that patient’s confidential health information is protected and transmitted in line with HIPPA regulations, including using a secure platform and HIPPA-compliant servers.

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The most successful physicians and clinics in the NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com network are those with complete, detailed profiles with a high quality picture. To ensure your listing attracts more patients, complete your profile as thoroughly as possible. You should also encourage your patients to write reviews for your listing, which will make your profile stand out.

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV
If you do not respond to appointment requests by confirming or denying within 2 business days, your profile will receive a temporary activity suspension. Please note that if you have 3 or more activity suspensions within 30 days your account will be suspended indefinitely. In that case, you must call NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com customer support and your account will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis.

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There are three reasons why your account may be suspended:

1. You do not respond to your appointment requests within 2 business days.

2. Your billing information cannot be processed.

3. You do not complete each patient’s post-appointment protocol. (i.e. issue the recommendation, deny the recommendation or mark the patient as a no-show)

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV
Simply log in to your account and complete all outstanding appointment requests to re-activate your account. Or contact NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com to update your billing information. If you do not login to lift your suspension within 30 days, your account will be indefinitely suspended. If it has been more than 30 days, you must call NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com customer support and your account will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis.

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV
You can cancel your NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com membership through your doctor dashboard or by emailing cancellation@NationalMedicalMarijuanaCard.com. All cancellations must be completed within 30 days of the end of your billing cycle.

Applicable state(s): AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, HI, IL, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, VT, WA, WV