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How To Receive Medical Marijuana in Tucson
About Cannabis in Tucson
Tucson is a city and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. On year 2015, the estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 980,263. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, both of which anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor.
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 Tucson, 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, the state will mail you your medical card and you can begin buying medical marijuana legally.
Make sure you complete the Marijuana Patient Attestation Form: Must be filled out and uploaded to your Veriheal profile or emailed to us at firstname.lastname@example.org before your appointment.
Places to visit in Tucson after you’ve enjoyed your Medical Marijuana
There are great places to visit while in the influence of medical marijuana in Tucson, these are:
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: Offers a close up and detailed look at the desert landscape. This museum is a zoo, natural history museum, and botanical garden all in one. Displays of living animals and plants native to the Sonoran Desert are featured, including some endangered species such as the Mexican wolf, thick-billed parrot, ocelot, margay, jaguarundi, desert pupfish, Sonora chub, bonytail chub, razorback sucker, and Gila topminnow. There are over 40,000 plants representing 1,200 species as well as a gem, mineral, and fossil collection.
Mission San Xavier del Bac: This mission station in the southwest of Tucson was established by Spanish Jesuits in 1770. The mission buildings of San Xavier del Bac, in particular the richly furnished church, are fine examples of the Baroque architecture of the colonial period. Also known as the “White Dove of the Desert”, it is still used by the Tohono O’odham Indians as a spiritual center. Visitors can walk through the old church. The museum contains artifacts highlighting the history of the Mission.
Saguaro National Park: Part of the Sonoran Desert, extends east and west of Tucson. The characteristic feature of this desert area, the lowest in North America, is the abundant and varied flora and fauna which flourish in spite of the great heat. Visitors can see the typical saguaro or candelabra cactuses, which are the tallest species in North America, as well as birds like the Gila woodpecker and cactus wren which live on the cactuses, rattlesnakes, desert tortoises and the Gila monster (a large lizard). There are numerous hiking trails of different lengths.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. You need an Arizona ID showing that you live in the state.
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.
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.
No you can not. You can only get approved for medical marijuana from a practitioner that has registered with the ADHS.
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
The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.
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
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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.
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.
Yes it does! Arizona now allows people with Chronic Pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.
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.
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.
There are already tons of dispensaries all over the state of AZ. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.
Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.