Get Approved For Medical Marijuana in In Phoenix, Arizona
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How To Receive Medical Marijuana in Phoenix
About Cannabis in Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,626,078 people as of 2017, Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents.
It is currently home to four Fortune 500 companies: electronics corporation Avnet, mining company Freeport-McMoRan, retailer PetSmart, and waste hauler Republic Services. The city has numerous performing arts venues, most of which are located in and around downtown Phoenix or Scottsdale.
Veriheal plays a role in the city in providing services in curing medical ailments to people thru medical marijuana, as it has shown positive effects in treating several medical conditions. In 2010, Arizona voters passed Proposition 203, legalizing the medical use of marijuana under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA). In order to use medical marijuana, you must be a qualifying patient who has registered with the Arizona Department of Health Services and received a registry identification card or medical marijuana card and meet the criteria to qualify as an Arizona medical marijuana patient.
Where Do I Buy Medical Marijuana in Phoenix, Arizona
A physician’s recommendation is all you need to obtain your cannabis legally from a dispensary. 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 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.
Places to visit in Phoenix after you’ve enjoyed your Medical Marijuana
There are great places to visit while in the influence of medical marijuana in Phoenix, these are:
Heard Museum: The renowned Heard Museum in Phoenix is devoted to the art and culture of the Indian peoples of the Southwest, with displays of basketwork, pottery, jewelry, textiles, and a large collection of kachina dolls. The museum’s exhibit galleries and outdoor courtyards feature traditional and contemporary Native American art. This is a great place to learn about native history and see traditional arts. Outside, visitors can wander through the outdoor sculpture garden or take a garden tour of the museum.
Taliesin West: The home and architectural school of the celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Situated in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains, the school is now the international headquarters of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. The building was constructed out of native materials such as rubblestone and redwood, and built entirely by Wright and his apprentices from 1937 to 1959.
Desert Botanical Garden: Located in Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden has examples of vegetation from deserts in different parts of the world and a cactus garden. The garden covers about 140 acres, with 55 acres under cultivation, containing tens of thousands of plants. It is well tended with over 1,000 volunteers and more than 100 people on staff. In the spring the plants come to life as they bloom in an array of colors. There are many trails and visitors should plan on spending a good amount of time walking. This is a great way to see close up the life that exists in the desert.
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.