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Medical Marijuana
In Rochester, NY

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How To Receive Medical Marijuana in Rochester

STEP 1

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Schedule an appointment to see a doctor through Veriheal at a time that is most convenient for you. Consult with a doctor online for 10-15 mins to evaluate your ailments, and ask any questions you may have about medical marijuana treatment.

STEP 2

REGISTER WITH THE NY DOH

After the doctor approves you, you will receive a "Patient ID." You'll use this number to register with the NY DOH to complete your application online with the state.

STEP 3

GET APPROVED

Once you are approved and registered with the DOH, you'll wait for your card to come in the mail in 1-2 weeks. You can then begin buying cannabis legally from any dispensary in New York.

About Cannabis in Rochester

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,880 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York State. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. Cannabis in New York is illegal for recreational use, but is permitted for medical use, and possession of small amounts is decriminalized. If you’re living in Rochester and suffering from a medical condition, you don’t have to be in pain anymore.

Where Do I Buy Medical Marijuana in Rochester, New York

To get a medical marijuana card, you must obtain a Medical Marijuana Program Certification from a licensed NY physician that is registered with the state of New York to treat patients for medical cannabis. The physician must be registered with the New York State Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana Program. To qualify for medical marijuana in New York you must be at least 18 years of age, live in the state of New York, have a valid ID, and have some type of Proof of Residency for New York. You can view residency types on the Department of Health website here:https://www.health.ny.gov/regulations/medical_marijuana/faq.htm

Places to visit in Rochester after you’ve enjoyed your Medical Marijuana

There are great things to visit and do while in the influence of medical marijuana in Rochester, these are:

Highland Park: Famous in the Rochester area for it arboretum and its gorgeous landscaping which stretches for 150 acres of rolling hills and scenic gullies. There are flower festivals held here annually, and in addition to all the pretty foliage, you will also find a wealth of culturally and historically significant monuments like the Vietnam Memorial, the John Dunbar Memorial Pavilion, and Warner Castle.

Memorial Art Gallery: You will find an impressive 12,000 items here that include anything from contemporary art objects to foreign pieces from all over the world. The gallery is dedicated to showcasing some of the best art in the country, and you will find rotating exhibitions and galleries here as well as other diverse events like musical concerts.

Seneca Park Zoo: Here you will find African elephants and rhinos, snowy polar bears, and majestic orangutans from Borneo, as well as over 90 other species from all over the world. The zoo encompasses over 15 acres of land and is something of a historical treasure in the area. Nowadays it is also considered something of a trailblazer in its field, as it works tirelessly to provide the animals here with larger and more natural enclosure that simulate their habitat in the wild.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

The first step is to obtain a Medical Marijuana Program Certification from a licensed NY physician that is registered with the state of New York to treat patients for medical cannabis. The physician must be registered with the New York 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! New York now allows people with chronic pain to be approved for medical marijuana use.

It’s a simple two step process. First you will meet with a doctor from the comfort of your own home, through video. After being evaluated your physician will let you know if you will be approved for medical cannabis, and if so, you will receive your official recommendation and approval for medical marijuana usage in NY. If you are not approved via video, your consultation is free.

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 New York address (like a driver’s license or New York I 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

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Any valid governement issued ID showing a NY address.

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:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Insomnia
  4. Migraines
  5. Issues Sleeping
  6. Chronic Pain
  7. PTSD Opiate
  8. Addiction
 

Once you are approved and receive your medical marijuana certification, you will need to simply register with the state of New York’s Medical Marijuana Program through the Patient Registration System.

You can create an account here: https://my.ny.gov/

Click the “Don’t Have An Account” button to create an account. Once created click on the “Heal Applications” icon and then “Medical Marijuana Data Management System” to register.

Once you are approved by the state of New York, your ID card will be mailed directly to you and arrive in a week.

The cost is $199 and that covers your medical evaluation, your consultation with a licensed NY 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.

There are already tons of dispensaries all over NY. You can see a list of dispensaries HERE.

New York’s medical marijuana program is still in its infancy, allowing all patients access to just a few medical cannabis options. If you get your NY cannabis card, you get access to:

  1. Tinctures
  2. Oils
  3. Concentrates
  4. Topicals
  5. Ingestables 

You will need your 1-year certification from the doctor(US) and your NY Medical Marijuana Card.Yes! Your consultation works on all computers, all tablets, and some phones as well.

Yes! Check our homepage for a list of active states.

Have a question? Don't hesitate to call our NY office: 646-512-9213