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How To Receive Medical Marijuana in Cambridge
About Cannabis in Cambridge
Cambridge is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and part of the Boston metropolitan area. Situated directly north of Boston, across the Charles River, it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge in England, an important center of the Puritan theology embraced by the town’s founders. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), two of the world’s most prestigious universities, are in Cambridge, as was Radcliffe College, one of the leading colleges for women in the United States until it merged with Harvard on October 1, 1999.
According to the 2010 Census, the city’s population was 105,162. As of July 2014, it was the fifth most populous city in the state. 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.
Medicinal cannabis, or medicinal marijuana, is a therapy that has garnered much national attention in recent years. Massachusetts became the eighteenth state to legalize medical marijuana in 2012. As of 2010 almost 10% of Massachusetts residents had used marijuana in the past month, and almost 16% had used marijuana within the past year. Now, patients with qualifying conditions can purchase from registered marijuana dispensaries.
Where Do I Buy Medical Marijuana in Cambridge, Massachusetts
A doctor’s recommendation is all you will need to purchase medicinal marijuana in Cambridge, Massachusetts. If you are not registered in MMP yet: Register with Massachusetts HERE. Send your number to your doctor in your portal or via email and you are complete. A physical card is optional but if you would like a hard card, you can order one from the state after your doctor has uploaded your information into the patient portal.
After you have your card, you can visit our dispensaries page, to start find dispensaries in your area so that you can begin purchasing marijuana legally.
Places to visit in Cambridge after you’ve enjoyed your Medical Marijuana
There are great places to visit while in the influence of medical marijuana in Cambridge, these are:
Harvard Art Museums: It is part of Harvard University and comprise three museums; the Fogg Museum, the Busch-Reisinger, and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. The three museums that constitute the Harvard Art Museums were initially integrated into a single institution under the name Harvard University Art Museums in 1983. The collections include approximately 250,000 objects in all media, ranging in date from antiquity to the present.
The MIT Museum: Known for its collections related to the history of MIT, maritime history, holography, photography, robotics, and much more. Its holography collection of 1800 pieces is the largest in the world. In addition to serving the MIT community, the museum offers numerous outreach programs to school-age children and adults in the public at large. The widely attended annual Cambridge Science Festival was originated by and continues to be coordinated by the museum.
American Repertory Theater: A professional not-for-profit theater located in the Loeb Drama Center on Brattle Street at Harvard University. It is one of the most important theaters in the U.S. and has won many awards, including three Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to live in Massachusetts to become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Massachusetts?
Yes. You need to show a Massachusetts ID and show that you have a Massachusetts address. If you are out of state, there are special parameters around which you can be granted access.
How do I apply for a medical marijuana card?
In applying for a medical marijuana card, one must provide the following: full name, date of birth, address, telephone number and email address if any, a valid ID, and at least 18 years of age, else you will need to provide a consent from a parent or guardian. And a statement that indicates your age and residency. Book you appointment with a Veriheal doctor HERE to review your ailments and medical condition.
What is the process to obtain a medical marijuana card?
Qualifying patients may register with the Medical Use of Marijuana Program HERE. Once you are registered, you can book an appointment with a Veriheal doctor who will review your ailments and medical condition. Next, once you are evaluated and approved, you will receive a medical cannabis recommendation from our licensed MA doctor and be registered with the state. Lastly, once approved for medical marijuana, you can buy medical marijuana in Massachusetts. A Physician’s Recommendation is all you need to obtain your cannabis medicine.
How can I find a registered physician?
No need to worry. We provide the Massachusetts physicians for you.
Do I need to see the physician on video or do I just go right in person?
For Massachusetts, you will be going right into the doctor’s office. 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.
How long does the consultation usually take?
The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.
What if I am not approved?
If you are not approved then your consultation is free. We entail a network of highly qualified medical practitioners who are willing to evaluate any patient to see if they qualify for medical cannabis. We have a 99% approval rate so if you are not approved, you are refunded in full.
Can I drive while using medical marijuana?
- No. There are limitations in the medical marijuana laws in Massachusetts. It does not allow driving or operating any kind of vehicle such as motor vehicle, boat, or aircraft while under influence of marijuana.
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!
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 Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program. And for that we provide you a physician so you do not need to go through your primary care physicians.
Does chronic pain now qualify me for medical cannabis?
Yes it does! MA now allows people with chronic pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.
Is there a limit on the medication that I can have with my card?
Yes. The marijuana or marijuana-infused products (MIPs) is proportioned for every 60 days of certification. For every 15 days you can take up to 2.5 ounces, so in over 60 days you can have as much as 10 ounces.
Are there different kinds of medical marijuana?
There are many different strains of medical marijuana that provide different types of relief. Contact us HERE to provide you more details based on your needs. Our registered physicians will be able to recommend different options.
What is the Cost?
The cost is $199 and that covers your medical evaluation, your consultation with a licensed Massachusetts practitioner registered with the state, and an authorized certification for medical marijuana purchases. For $379 you and a friend or family member can both get your cards for a nice little discount.
Can I use medical marijuana in public?
No. The medical marijuana is prohibited to be used in public places under the law.
Where are the dispensaries in DC? Is there a dispensary near me?
There are already tons of dispensaries all over the state. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.
Once I get my card, what type of medicine can I buy from DC Dispensaries?
MA has one of the most diverse medical marijuana programs, allowing all patients access to a variety of medical cannabis options. If you get your cannabis card in Mass, you get access to:
- Dry Flower
Does Veriheal operate in other states?
Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.