Are You Wondering How To Get A PA Medical Marijuana Card Certification?
Trinity Recovery Health and Wellness has two Pennsylvania state approved doctors who are here to evaluate your condition and help you to determine if medical cannabis is the right treatment for you. At our clinic, we’ll walk with you through each step of the medical marijuana certification process, discussing the risks and benefits of medical cannabis and answering any questions you may have along the way. If you’ve been wondering if medical marijuana is the next step for your health, come in to our office today or call the number below to schedule your appointment either in person or via Telemedicine. 724-308-7858
7 SIMPLE STEPS TO GET YOUR MEDICAL MARIJUANA CARD
Navigating the process of getting your medical marijuana certification and where to get a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania can seem daunting. Below, we’ve outlined each and every step for getting certified to help you make the process quicker and easier. If you need a hand or you’re ready to schedule your appointment, call us today! 724-308-7858
1. DO you qualify for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana program?
Before you get started with the rest of the process, make sure that you qualify for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program by reviewing this list of the “Serious Medical Conditions” that make you eligible to enroll.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
Cancer, including remission therapy;
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;
HIV / AIDS;
Inflammatory bowel disease;
Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;
Post-traumatic stress disorder;
Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;
Sickle cell anemia;
Terminal illness; and
2. Create a profile on the PA medical marijuana patient registry
You just need a valid PA driver’s license or state ID card. Visit medicalmarijuana.pa.gov (not on a mobile device) and find the registration form. Then enter your information into the site in ALL CAPS, exactly as it appears on your ID.
4. BRING your patient ID number TO your appointment
When you create your profile on the state website in step 2, you’ll receive a patient ID number. This is the number we need in order to submit your information to the state and get you a medical marijuana card.
5. Talk with our doctor the day of your appointment
On the day of your appointment, our doctor will meet with you in person or via telehealth at the arranged time. Instructions for accessing the telehealth software will be provided to you after the appointment is made. You’ll discuss how medical marijuana can address your condition, and have a chance to ask any questions you have.
6. Complete your registration online at medicalmarijuana.pa.gov
Login to the patient portal using the ID and password you set up in step 2. Then complete your registration and pay for your medical marijuana card ($50). You’ll receive your card in the mail from the PA Department of Health.
7. Visit a dispensary to purchase medical marijuana products
When you visit a dispensary always make sure to bring your valid state-issued ID and your medical marijuana card to the dispensary with you. On your first visit, leave a little extra time to consult with the dispensary staff. They are very knowledgeable and will be able to help you through the process.