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Qualifying for a Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado

Once you have registered with Leafwell and been approved by one of our medical marijuana doctors online, apply to the state medical marijuana program. Receive your MMJ card and start shopping for your medical cannabis from a licensed dispensary.

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  1. Step 1 in the process of medical marijuana qualification

    Book an appointment with a certified physician i

  2. Step 2 - get a rec

    Attend your appointment - doctor submits the details onto Colorado’s Department of Public Health.

  3. Step 3 for Getting a Medical Card

    Complete the state application and download your digital card.

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Qualifying Conditions

Common conditions cannabis recommended for include

  • AIDS/HIV (positive status)
  • Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Persistent Muscle Spasms (e.g. those caused by Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe Nausea
  • Severe Pain
Colorado State

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Colorado Medical Marijuana certificate and Card Cost?

Medical marijuana certificate letter on its own = $99 at Leafwell.co

State application fee = $25

Renewal fee = $99 at Leafwell.co

What medical conditions qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado?

In Colorado, the following conditions may qualify you for a medical marijuana certificate and card:

A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition
Autism
Cachexia
Cancer
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
HIV/AIDS
Multiple Sclerosis
Persistent muscle spasms
PTSD
Seizures
Severe nausea
Severe pain

Can I apply for my Medical Marijuana Card online in Colorado?

Telemedicine for medical cannabis is legal in Colorado. Therefore Leafwell’s services are accessible via telehealth in Colorado.

How does the online evaluation process work for getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado?

There are three simple steps to seeing a Leafwell provider in Colorado to obtain your medical marijuana card:

1. Create a Leafwell account using a valid email address and choosing a password. You’ll then be asked to complete a brief questionnaire of personal and health information and to either take or upload a photograph of identification (Leafwell is required by law to verify your identity). You will need a smartphone, computer, or tablet with a reliable internet connection and a working camera to be seen by a Leafwell provider.

2. Next, you will be taken to the virtual waiting room where you’ll be connected Leafwell provider for a video chat (i.e., a virtual doctor’s visit). (You will receive a text message to your cell phone when the provider is ready to see you.) During the video chat, the provider will assess your health situation to determine if you qualify for a medical marijuana certification.

3. If you are approved for a medical-marijuana card, our physician will upload your certificate to the state program where you can finish your application.

What documents do I need to show the Leafwell doctor during my online evaluation in Colorado?

Leafwell requires the following documents for your online visit:

– Photo ID (e.g., driver’s permit/license, state ID, or U.S. passport)
– Medical records (e.g. patient history, doctor’s notes, prescription information/history, imaging/scan results)

How old do I have to be to apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado?

You must be aged 18 years old or over in order to apply for a Colorado medical marijuana card for yourself. Caregivers must be 21 years old or over.

Can I get an MMJ Card for my child in Colorado?

In Colorado, you can get a medical marijuana card for a minor with parental/guardian consent. Medical marijuana has been proven to be effective for many conditions suffered by children. The Leafwell providers understand this and frequently work with parents to help them get their children the medical care they need.

Can I be/have a caregiver for a medical marijuana patient in Colorado?

Yes, medical marijuana patients in Colorado can have a caregiver. To apply as a caregiver, follow this process:

  1. Go to the state website and create an account
  2. Enter all required information
  3. Print your caregiver ID card
Can I renew my Colorado Medical Marijuana Card online?

Yes, Leafwell can help you renew your medical marijuana certificate and card. If you’re a returning patient, all your information is stored in our HIPAA-compliant platform, and the process is quick and easy. If you are not already a Leafwell patient, click here to create an account and complete your renewal.

How often do I need to renew my Colorado Medical Marijuana Card?

Colorado medical marijuana certificates are valid for one year. When you use Leafwell to obtain your certificate, we’ll send you a reminder email one month before your card is due to expire to make sure you have plenty of time to submit your renewal application.

How much cannabis can I possess in Colorado with an MMJ Card?

In Colorado, you can possess the following amounts with a valid MMJ Card:

  • 2 ounces flower, 1 oz. hash/concentrates.
How do I buy medical cannabis in Colorado?

If you have a medical marijuana card or certificate letter, you can buy cannabis in Colorado at a licensed dispensary or use a licensed delivery service. Also, you can grow your own cannabis – up to six plants per person per patient (with a maximum of 3 mature plants).

Is a Colorado Medical Marijuana Card valid in other states?

Some states accept out-of-state Medical Marijuana Cards. This is called reciprocity. The following states accept out-of-state medical cannabis cards:

  • Alaska ^
  • Arkansas *
  • California ^
  • Colorado ^
  • Hawaii *
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • Oklahoma *
  • Oregon ^
  • Puerto Rico
  • Washington ^
  • Washington D.C.

States marked with * require visitors to complete a visiting patient application for the duration of their stay.

States marked with ^ have adult use programs but do not accept out of state cards.

Will I be added to a public database once I have my Medical Marijuana Card in Colorado?

The state medical marijuana program does have a database but it is not public and only patients and physicians have access to it.

Colorado Medical Marijuana History & Laws - Overview

Here is an overview of the medical marijuana laws in Colorado:

2000 – Voters approve Ballot Amendment 20, removing state-level penalties on use, possession and cultivation of cannabis by those with a valid recommendation from their physician.

2010 – Governor Bill Ritter signs House Bill 1284 (HB 1284) and Senate Bill 109 (SB 109). HB 1284 regulates dispensaries, whilst SB 109 ensures that doctors conduct a proper physical examination and that they do not have a DEA flag on their license.

Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. Medical marijuana patients may possess up to 2 ounces, and for those without a valid recommendation and card the possession limit is up to 1 ounce.

There is no penalty for giving another a person an ounce or less, providing no money changes hands and the people giving and taking the cannabis are aged 21 or over.

Medical marijuana patients must be aged 18 or older to apply for themselves. Recreational cannabis users must be aged 21 or over.

Both medical marijuana patients and recreational cannabis users may grow up to 6 cannabis plants, with no more than 3 mature plants at any one time.

Possession of 8 ounces or more will be considered possession with the intent to distribute.

There is no penalty to possess up to 1 ounce of hash or concentrates.

Does Leafwell work with medical marijuana doctors in Colorado?

Yes, we do. All of the doctors who work with Leafwell are licensed physicians within Colorado and experienced medical marijuana doctors. We’re committed to working with physicians who understand the value of medical cannabis and can help people interested in trying medical marijuana and providing medical support and guidance.

Can I grow marijuana in Colorado with an MMJ Card?

Qualifying Colorado medical marijuana patients may grow up to six cannabis plants with a maximum of 3 mature plants.

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