The medical cannabis commission has announced that they are opening the patient registry to the public on April 24th. This marks a significant moment for Medical Marijuana Program and patients can finally look forward to receiving their medicine. There has been a plethora of information released, but the main points are noted in this article.
A patient can register as a qualifying patient on the new MMCC website once it is opened on April 24, 2017. Once a patient registers they will receive Unique Identifier Number/Commission-assigned number. This number is to be given to the physician who recommends them for medical cannabis.
The patient’s registered physician can link to the patient by entering the patient’s Commission-assigned number on the Commission’s secure database, and then issue an online certification for medical marijuana. Patients can then obtain medical cannabis at any licensed Dispensary in Maryland by presenting their valid government ID.
No, patients do not have to live in Maryland to participate in the program. Although Maryland will not accept out-of-state patients, out-of-state residents can become in-state patients by receiving a recommendation from a licensed Maryland doctor registered with the state
The Maryland cannabis commission has stated they expect dispensaries to be up and running by August 2017.
No. You can establish a bonafide relationship with a doctor who can recommend you for medical cannabis.
Patients can maintain up to four ounces per month.
With the Maryland Cannabis Patient Registry now opening in a few weeks, if you need to connect with a doctor to get your Maryland recommendation please book an appointment or contact us today.
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April 1, 2017 at 12:37 pm
It looks like Maryland is moving along. I was waiting to hear some news, and now that this is out i’m going to get my recc from you guys today. Thanks for the update!
April 1, 2017 at 12:54 pm
That’s correct Jay Maryland is finally moving in the right direction. The cannabis commission has stated they aim for the end of summer for dispensaries to open near you. Establishing that doctor-patient relationship right now is the key.
April 1, 2017 at 12:42 pm
Omg! I love this, how do I get my card!?
Michelle - Veriheal says:
April 1, 2017 at 12:55 pm
Great! All you need to do is go here and book an appointment: https://www.veriheal.com/maryland