How to get a Medical Marijuana Card in Maryland

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*Important 2019 Updates – The state now requires Maryland patients to order the physical ID card.

Beginning January 1, 2019: All new patients must pay a $50 state fee upon registration.

Beginning April 1, 2019: MMCC ID cards will be required at the time of purchase in dispensaries for all patients.

Expiration Date Extended to 3 years for MMCC cards issued after January 1, 2019. Patients will still need to see a doctor annually to be re-certified.*

Everyone wants to know how to get a medical marijuana card in Maryland, and we are here to help you learn everything that’s needed to become a patient in Maryland. First things first, the state had big plans to allow out of state patients to gain access to their program. However, we haven’t seen anyone from out of state successfully be approved and the state has since pushed back that opportunity for out of state patients. Thus, the Maryland medical marijuana program is only accepting in-state patients at this time.

What is the Maryland Medical Marijuana Program?

The medical marijuana program in Maryland was approved by lawmakers in 2013. The program recently became operational with some dispensaries opening in September of 2017. Multiple growers have received their final licenses to grow as well. The MMP program allows people to become legal medical marijuana patients in the state and gain access to cannabis dispensaries all throughout the state.

How do you Qualify for Medical Marijuana in Maryland?

To qualify for medical marijuana you have to be 18 years of age and also have one of the qualifying conditions. Patients can be approved for a medical marijuana card in Maryland for a wide range of conditions. The most common diagnosis fall into the general categories:  Chronic pain, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Migraine, Allergies, Severe, debilitating, or life-threatening medical conditions, HIV/AIDS, Glaucoma, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer, or any other condition, as determined by rule-making that is, chronic or long-lasting. Veriheal will assist you with organizing your above medical records once you create an account, and can connect you with a doctor who will approve you. Medical records are not required however to get your card.

If a patient is under 18, they must register with a caregiver that is over 18. That caregiver can obtain medical marijuana from a dispensary for the patient.

How do I get a Medical Marijuana Card in Maryland?

On the Maryland commission’s website, you need to register with the state of Maryland by providing your name, address, date of birth, and uploading an image of a valid state government ID. After this, a patient will visit a Veriheal doctor who is registered with the Commission to obtain their “written certification.”

How can I find a medical marijuana doctor in Maryland to approve me?

The hard part has always been finding physicians that believe in the power of medical cannabis for treatment. Veriheal provides licensed physicians all across the state that are in good standing with Maryland who can provide evaluations and approvals to patients that qualify. Currently, just to name a few, Veriheal has doctors in Baltimore, Salisbury, Laurel, Takoma Park, Bethesda, Oxon Hill, and Catonsville. Evaluations can also be completed with a Veriheal virtually through our platform. Just select the option to see a doctor online and you can get approved from the comfort of your own couch!

What do I do after I am approved?

Once approved and you receive your certification, you can purchase medical cannabis from any Maryland dispensary. You can also purchase from any DC dispensary as a result of reciprocity. If you would like a medical marijuana card you can order one from Maryland for $50. All that’s necessary is for you to print your pdf certification from MMCC site, the physical card is optional.

If you don’t have your MMCC ID#: Register with Maryland here Send your number to your doctor in your portal or via email. And you are done!

Where are the Maryland dispensaries?

Maryland has awarded 102 medical weed dispensary licenses across the state. You can also visit to see all of the dispensaries that are open for business. Additionally, a short list has been included below:

Entity Name District

Advanced Alternative Therapies LLC 30
AGG Wellness LLC 42
Allegany Medical Marijuana Dispensary 1
Alternative Medicine Maryland LLC 32
AltPharm LLC 26
AmediCanna Dispensary LLC 12
B1 Earthgroup Inc. 14
Bethesda Biomedical Inc. 22
Blair Wellness Center LLC 43
Bloomworks Wellness LLC 3
Blu Pharms LLC 21
Blue Mountain LLC 34
Blue Ridge Wellness LLC 8
Budding Rose LLC 16
Cannabus LLC 15
CannaMD LLC 45
CannaPharmacy Maryland LLC 47
Cannavations MD LLC 11
Charm City Medicus LLC 6
Charm City Relief Partners LLC 44
Chesacanna Inc. 11
Chesapeake Alternatives LLC 16
Chesapeake Apothecary 28
Chesapeake Health Sciences 7
Chesapeake Integrated Health Institute LLC 40
Columbia Care MD LLC 18
Compassionate Herbal Alternatives Inc. 25
DLD Enterprises Inc 5
Durjaya LLC 33
Euphoria Wellness Maryland LLC 4
Evolution Wellness LLC 30
Farmalogics Health & Wellness LLC 9
Four Green Fields LLC 35
Freestate Partners LLC 13
G&J Pharmaceuticals LLC 29
Gina Dubbe 12
GreenLabs Inc. 46
GreenMart of Maryland 6
GTI Maryland LLC 20
H&G Maryland LLC 41
Hallaway LLC 45
Herbiculture Inc. 14
Hippocratic Growth LLC 36
Jenny’s of Maryland I LLC 24
Jova Wellness Center 26
K&R Holdings Inc. 4
LinLar LLC 24
LMS Wellness BLLC 8
Maryland Alternative Relief Inc. 19
Maryland Earthworks Inc. 28
Maryland Health & Wellness Inc. 2
Maryland Medical Cannabis Co. LLC (M2C2 HerbaFi) 20
Maryland Natural Treatment Solutions LLC 31
Maryland Physician Partners LLC 31
Maryland Wellness Access LLC 13
MaryLeaf LLC 39
MCNA Wellness LLC 27
Medical Products and Services Inc. 43
Meshow LLC 7
Metropolitan Medicinals LLC 25
MI Dispensary 39
Mikran LLC 15
Mission Maryland LLC 44
MyBond LLC 5
Nature Care & Wellness LLC 35
OC Botanicals LLC 38
Our Community Wellness & Compassionate Care Center Inc. 23
PalliaTech Maryland LLC 10
Peake ReLeaf LLC 17
Peninsula Alternative Health LLC 37
PharmaCann LLC 18
PharmKent LLC 36
Positive Energy LLC 38
Premium Medicine of Maryland LLC 19
Pure Hana Synergy LLC 21
Pure Life Medical Inc. 46
Revolution Maryland Retail LLC 34
Southern Maryland Relief LLC 29
Sugarloaf Enterprises 17
The Apothecary LLC 1
The SENTEL Group LLC 23
Three Creeks Dispensary 27
Tilstar LLC 37
Time for Healing LLC 22
Town Center Wellness LLC 47
Trilogy Wellness of Maryland LLC 9
WadeWomen LLC-Dr. Dot’s 40
Wellness Institute of Maryland 3


What can I buy from a dispensary with my Maryland medical card?

When the dispensaries open, and you have a medical marijuana card in Maryland,  you can buy:

  • Cannabis Dry Flower
  • Cannabis Tinctures
  • Cannabis Vapor Oil
  • Cannabis Liquids
  • Cannabis Oils

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