PA Medical Marijuana Conditions

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Medical marijuana is now legal in the state of Pennsylvania for those who have a medical marijuana card. With a valid card, individuals can legally purchase medical marijuana from any licensed dispensary in the state. Here is what you need to know about the qualifying conditions for getting a card and the steps involved. 

Qualifying Conditions for Medical Cannabis in PA

Medical marijuana has been proven an effective treatment for a number of physical and emotional/mental disorders. However, in the state of Pennsylvania, only some of these can qualify you to use marijuana as a treatment. To qualify for a medical marijuana card in the state, you must have one of the following medical conditions that can be verified by a physician.

Qualifying Conditions

Associated or Complicating Conditions

Currently Non-Qualifying

Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

To qualify for medical marijuana in the state of Pennsylvania, you must be at least 18 years of age and have proof of state residence in the form of a valid driver’s license or state-issued ID. If you are under 18, a parent or guardian can qualify as a caregiver and purchase medical marijuana for you. You can only purchase medical marijuana in pill, oil, tincture, liquid, topical, vape, or nebulization forms and only from licensed dispensaries in the states.

If you have one of the qualifying conditions, are 18 or older, and a resident of Pennsylvania, don’t forget to register with the Pennsylvania Department of Health before applying for a medical card.

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Pennsylvania

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Speak with a licensed specialist by making an appointment at any local clinic or via the MDBerry telehealth platform. The doctor will verify your condition and find out more about your health history before deciding if medical marijuana is a valid treatment option for you. If approved, you can go back to the registry to pay for your card and will then be issued a medical marijuana card that is good for one year. You can then use it to buy medical cannabis products at licensed state-based dispensaries. Fill out this application to get started today. 

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