Get Approved For Medical Marijuana In
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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How To Receive Medical Marijuana in New Bedford
About Cannabis in New Bedford
New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 95,072, making it the sixth-largest city in Massachusetts. The city, along with Fall River and Taunton, make up the three largest cities in the South Coast region of Massachusetts. New Bedford is also the home to Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational-Technical High School, a large vocational high school serving the city New Bedford, and also the towns of Dartmouth and Fairhaven. 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 New Bedford, Massachusetts
A doctor’s recommendation is all you will need to purchase medicinal marijuana in New Bedford, 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 New Bedford after you’ve enjoyed your Medical Marijuana
There are great places to visit while in the influence of medical marijuana in New Bedford, these are:
New Bedford Whaling Museum: A museum that focuses on the history of the international whaling industry and the Old Dartmouth region in the South Coast of Massachusetts. The museum is governed by the Old Dartmouth Historical Society (ODHS), and its collections include over 750,000 items, including 3,000 pieces of scrimshaw and 2,500 logbooks from whaling ships, both of which are the largest collections in the world. The museum’s complex consists of several contiguous buildings housing 20 exhibit galleries and occupying an entire city block within the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
Buttonwood Park Zoo: A ten-acre zoo located in the center of Buttonwood Park. It is owned and operated by the City of New Bedford, with the support of the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society. It is home to a variety of North American wildlife and it supports many conservation programs, such as the Cape Cod Stranding Network. The zoo houses over 200 animal species from around the world. Exhibits feature animals from the barnyard as well as the wild.
Palmer Island Light: A historic lighthouse in New Bedford Harbor. The lighthouse was built in 1849 out of stone rubble. It was discontinued when the harbor’s hurricane barrier was built in the early 1960s, as its location immediately north of the barrier was no longer an outlying danger and there are lights on either side of the barrier opening.
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.