Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan
Talk to a licensed medical marijuana doctor and get approved or your money back!
Talk to a licensed medical marijuana doctor and get approved or your money back!
How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in MI
About Cannabis in Michigan
Medical marijuana has actually been around in Michigan for a while, but now state voters approved a further bill that allows patients to be seen for a variety of conditions. You can access the official MMMP Bill at the state website.
- Hepatitis C
- Crohn’s disease
- Any chronic disease or ongoing pain, severe nausea, wasting syndrome, seizures or severe muscle spasms
Apply for the Card
Once you’ve seen the doctor and you are approved, you may now go ahead and begin the application process with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Program. The following is a list of things you will need for your application:
- Medical records from your doctor describing the diagnosis
- A signed Physician’s Statement from a physician (provided from a Veriheal doctor), currently licensed to practice medicine in Michigan
- Valid proof of residency in Michigan.
- Fill out your application form – http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-79571_79575—,00.html
- Mail your application and Physician Statement to the Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) along with the following documents:
- Copy of your Photo ID
- A check or money order in the amount of the application made payable to the State of Michigan—MMMP (there’s a reduced fee of $25.00 if currently enrolled in Medicaid or receiving SSI or SSD (include proof if you are a recipient of Medicaid, SSI or SSD))
Caregiver Information for Michigan
Caregivers must be at least 21 years old and never have been convicted of a violent or drug-related felony. Primary caregivers must also have not committed a felony of any kind within the last 10 years. Primary caregivers may have up to five (5) qualifying patients in their care.
Caregivers provide an important role for many, but not all patients. Patients confident in their own ability to acquire or grow their own medicine do not need one. By designating a caregiver, a patient has transferred privilege of growing medical marijuana, up to twelve cannabis plants, to the caregiver. This also gives the caregiver the privilege to carry and transport medicine for the patient. While in possession of a patient’s medicine, a caregiver should also carry the patient’s medical marijuana card as well as their own caregiver card. A caregiver can be responsible for up to five patients at any given time.
A patient must designate a caregiver at the time of their MMMP application or they will have to reapply for one by filling out and sending in a patient change form. Minors, patients under 18, must assign a caregiver when applying for Michigan’s Medical Marihuana Program. Caregivers and patients make their own arrangements as far as medicine allotments and compensation. This emphasizes the importance of connecting with a caregiver you trust.
Possession and Cultivation Limits
Cultivation: Proposal 1 permits any adult 21 years of age or older to legally cultivate up to 12 cannabis plants in their residence, so long as there are no more than 12 plants total within the residence. Medical patients in Michigan are also allowed to cultivate their own plants.
Under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, it is permissible for qualified patients or caregivers to cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants as well. Whether growing medically or recreationally, all cannabis plants must be grown inside locked, secured and enclosed facilities that are not visible to the public.
Possession/Use Limits: Any adult over the age of 21 may possess up to 2.5 ounces of usable cannabis, including up to fifteen (15) grams of cannabis concentrate, as well as store up to ten (10) ounces within a private residence in a locked up and secure location.
A qualifying patient who has been issued and possesses a registry identification card shall not be subject to arrest, prosecution, or penalty in any manner, provided that the qualifying patient possesses an amount of cannabis that does not exceed 2.5 ounces of usable marijuana (with up to sixteen (16) ounces if infused into a solid product or up to 36 fluid ounces) or twelve (12) plants kept in an enclosed, locked facility.
The privilege from arrests under this subsection applies only if the qualifying patient presents both a registry identification card and a valid driver license or government-issued identification card that bears a photographic image of the qualifying patient.
Places to Visit in Michigan After Enjoying Your Medicine
Michigan lies in the Great Lakes Region of the US and is also nicknamed, The Great Lake(s) State, The Wolverine State, The Mitten State and Water (Winter) Wonderland. Michigan offers a lot to its visitors and there’s some stunning nature to be admired. Whether you are looking for outstanding scenery, beaches, fabulous food, great family activities or gracious historic architecture, Michigan ticks all the boxes for discerning vacationers.
Mackinac Island is an idyllic island vacation destination where time has stood still and motor vehicles are not permitted. Here you can explore 70 miles of walking, hiking, or biking trails or try a variety of water sports on the calm waters of Lake Huron. Equestrians have 40 miles of bridle paths and mounts are available from Jack’s Livery Stables or the Grand Hotel Stable.
Popular activities include exploring the beautiful coastline on a Great Turtle Kayak Tour, seeing the island highlights on a Mackinac Island Carriage Tour, and visiting historic Downtown Mackinac where several historic buildings are open to the public. Mackinac Island is one of the best places to visit in Michigan.
Come and enjoy the distinctly Dutch atmosphere and flavors of Holland, Michigan, where you can tip-toe through the tulips in spring or see a working Dutch windmill on a city walking tour. There are several beaches where you can simply relax on the shores of Lake Michigan or enjoy sailing, kayaking, or paddle boating – rental equipment is available from several outfitters. Holland is one of the top romantic Michigan vacation spots.
If you enjoy art and history, you can visit the Holland Museum or the Kruizenza Art Museum, and music lovers can attend the Holland Chorale and the Holland Symphony Orchestra. Children will enjoy visiting the Critter Barn petting zoo or blueberry picking at Behm Blueberry Farm.
Lansing is an ideal central Michigan getaway destination offering a good variety of attractions for all ages. You could start your tour by visiting the Michigan State Capitol Building in Downtown before moving on to explore the fascinating Impression 5 Science Center, the Michigan Historical Museum, and the R.E. Olds Transport Museum.
Art lovers will enjoy the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum for Contemporary Art at Michigan State University and the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts. You can take a steamboat ride or enjoy strolling around Cooley Gardens or the W J Beal Botanical Garden. Save some time to explore over a dozen wineries, breweries, and distilleries on a Makers and Shakers Tour.
Frequently Asked Questions
The first step is to obtain a Medical Marijuana Program Certification from a licensed MI physician that is registered with the state of Michigan to treat patients for medical cannabis. The physician must be registered with the Michigan State Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana Program.
We provide the physicians for you! The most difficult part of the process has always been finding a registered physician who prescribes for medical cannabis, but now we make that much easier by allowing you not only access to physicians, but you can meet with them online via video chat and get approved then and there.
No. You can only get approved for medical marijuana from a practitioner that has registered with the New York Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana program, and we provide that for you.
Yes! Michigan now allows people with chronic pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.
The medical evaluation usually takes 10-15 minutes.
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.
1) A valid government issued ID Card that states your name a Michigan address (like a driver’s license or MI ID Card)
2) A copy of a current utility bill from the past two months that shows your current address
3) A copy of a current government document(incoming mail) from the past two months that shows your current address
4) A copy of a current lease or residential document showing that you live at your current address
Fill out the information above and click “Get My Card” above and we can get you approved in no time!
Any valid government issued ID showing a NY address.MI
Any condition qualifies. There are a broad range of symptoms which qualify that the doctor will approve. Ultimately, any chronic or debilitating medical condition will be approved. Some of them most generally fall under the following categories:
- Issues Sleeping
- Chronic Pain
- PTSD Opiate
Once you are approved and receive your medical marijuana certification, you will need to simply complete the state application here.
Mail your application and physician statement to the MDCH with a copy of your ID, and a check for your state application fee of $60.
The cost is $199 and that covers your medical evaluation, your consultation with a licensed MI practitioner registered with the DOH, 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.
Once you have received your recommendation, you can simply got to the dispensary of your choice and they will assist you in applying. You can call them before you arrive to see exactly what to bring.
All kinds! If you get your MI cannabis card, you get access to:
- Dry Flower
- And more…
You will need your 1-year certification from the doctor and your Michigan medical marijuana card.
Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.