Get Your Medical Marijuana Card In Arizona
Talk to a licensed marijuana doctor and get approved, or your money back!
How To Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Arizona
About Cannabis in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Health Services, referred to as the ADHS, enacted the medical marijuana regulations in 2015 which allow medical dispensaries to begin receiving licenses to dispense medical marijuana in AZ. The ADHS has approved over 100+ medical cannabis dispensaries in state.
Arizona is in the south-western region of the United States, and borders California, Nevada, Utah, and New Mexico. The largest city in Arizona is Phoenix and it is also the most populated city in the state. . There are multiple dispensaries for the medical marijuana program in Phoenix and the medical marijuana program become available in December 2017, and allowed medical cannabis dispensaries as well as medical cannabis delivery services to operate.
To become a medical marijuana patient in Arizona, it’s a three-step process. Book an appointment to see a Veriheal doctor who will review your ailments and medical condition(s). You will also register with the ADHS as a new patient and upload a picture of a valid government issued ID (drivers license, passport, etc) that clearly shows your AZ address. Once you are evaluated and approved, you will receive a medical cannabis recommendation from our licensed doctor and be registered with the ADHS. Lastly, once you are approved for medical marijuana in Arizona, you can print your certification from the ADHS site and begin to buy medical marijuana legally. A physician’s recommendation is all you need to obtain your cannabis legally from a dispensary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to live in Arizona to become a medical marijuana patient in Arizona?
Yes. You need an Arizona ID showing that you live in the state.
What is the first step to getting a medical marijuana card in Arizona?
First you’ll book an appointment with a physician on Veriheal who will certify you for medical marijuana use.
Once you book your appointment and upload your medical records and documents the doctor can evaluate and certify you for medical marijuana.
How can I find a registered physician?
We provide the Arizona physicians for you. In the past, the most difficult part of the process was trying to find a practitioner who will approve you for marijuana that is licensed with Arizona to certify patients.
My primary care is not registered, can I still get a recommendation from them?
No you can not. You can only get approved for medical marijuana from a practitioner that has registered with the ADHS.
What are the qualifying conditions?
Patients in Arizona will be approved for any condition that causes general pain and discomfort. The most common diagnosis fall into the general categories:
- Chronic pain
- Amyotrophic lateral
- Sclerosis (ALS)
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Spinal Cord Injury with
- Inflammatory bowel
- Huntington’s Disease
- Wasting Syndrome
- Severe Nausea
- Persistent muscle
How long does the consultation usually take?
The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.
Once I get my card, what type of medicine can I buy from Maryland Dispensaries?
Arizona has one of the most diverse medical marijuana programs, allowing all patients access to a variety of medical cannabis options. If you get your AZ Cannabis Card, you get access to:
- Dry Flower
I think I’m ready to get my card, how can I get things started?
Click “Get My Card Now” below and we can get you approved in no time!
How do I qualify for medical marijuana in Arizona?
To qualify for medical marijuana in AZ you must be at least 18 years of age, have an Arizona address, have a valid government-issued ID, and have one of the qualifying conditions.
What if I am not approved for medical marijuana?
If you are not approved your consultation is free! We have a 99% approval rate so if you are not approved, you will be refunded in full.
Does chronic pain qualify me for medical cannabis?
Yes it does! Arizona now allows people with Chronic Pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.
What is the Cost?
The cost is $199 for one medical marijuana evaluation and approval. This fee is the Veriheal charge and it covers your medical evaluation, your consultation, with a licensed Arizona practitioner, medical copay, and an authorized certification for medical marijuana purchases. Once approved from the doctor there is a Arizona State Registration fee of $150 paid directly to the state.
What do I do after I am approved for medical marijuana?
Once you are approved, you wait two weeks and your AZ MMJ Card will arrive in the mail. Once received you can start purchasing at dispensaries near you.
Where are the dispensaries in Arizona? Is there a dispensary near me?
There are already tons of dispensaries all over the state of AZ. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.
Does Veriheal operate in other states?
Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.