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Leafwell was able to get me online with a doctor, the first step I needed to do to acquire my MMIC from the state. Their doctor was so patient and helped me write down the other steps I needed to take to get my medicine exempt from taxes.
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Common conditions cannabis recommended for include
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Crohn's Disease
- Chronic Pain
- Destructive or physically aggressive behaviors
- Communication difficulties or avoidance that jeopardizes the patient’s physical health
- Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson's Disease (PD)
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Repetitive or self-stimulatory behaviors that put the patient’s physical health at risk
- Seizure Disorders
- Self-Injuring Behaviors
- Severe Muscle Spasms
- Wasting Syndrome or Cachexia
Frequently Asked Questions
Medical marijuana certificate on its own = $199 at Leafwell.co
Renewal fee = $149
In Louisiana, the following conditions may qualify you for a medical marijuana certificate and card:
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Destructive or physically aggressive behaviors
Communication difficulties or avoidance that jeopardizes the patient’s physical health
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Repetitive or self-stimulatory behaviors that put the patient’s physical health at risk
Severe Muscle Spasms
Wasting Syndrome or Cachexia
Telemedicine for medical cannabis is legal in Louisiana. Therefore Leafwell’s services are accessible via telehealth in Louisiana.
There are three simple steps to seeing a Leafwell provider in Louisiana to obtain your medical marijuana certificate:
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 certificate, you’ll be able to purchase from a licensed medical cannabis dispensary. You do not need a medical card and can buy your medical marijuana with your recommendation certificate.
Leafwell requires the following documents for your online visit:
– Photo ID (e.g., driver’s permit/license, state ID, or U.S. passport)
– Proof of address (e.g., utility bill, mortgage, rental lease, bank statement)
– Medical records (e.g. patient history, doctor’s notes, prescription information/history, imaging/scan results)
You must be aged 18 years-old or over in order to get a medical marijuana card for yourself in Louisiana. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over.
In Louisiana, 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.
Yes, you can be. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over. Caregiver fills out their own application form, and must be listed on the patient’s application form as well.
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.
Louisiana 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.
In Louisiana, you can possess the following amounts with a valid MMJ Card:
A maximum 30 supply (total amount determined by physician) of any of the following products:
If you have a medical marijuana certificate, you can buy medical cannabis in Louisiana at a licensed dispensary or use a licensed delivery service.
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 *
– Oklahoma *
– Oregon ^
– Puerto Rico
– Rhode Island
– 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.
In order to legally be able to use cannabis in Louisiana, you must register to the state medical marijuana program. The list is not available to the public.
Here is an overview of the medical marijuana laws in Louisiana:
2015 – Louisiana passed SB 143 in 2015, which paved the way for medical marijuana legalization in the state.
2018 – Medical marijuana is made available in dispensaries.
Yes, we do. All of the doctors who work with Leafwell are licensed physicians within Louisiana 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.
Leafwell does have some physical locations available. Sometimes these are just kiosks where you can access a tablet or computer and speak to a medical cannabis physician online, sometimes it’s a fully-functioning doctor’s clinics. However, operating hours will differ in such places, and COVID-19 restrictions may be in place. Therefore, the easiest, safest and simplest way to qualify for a medical marijuana certificate and MMJ card in Louisiana – anywhere in Louisiana – is to go online and speak to a doctor online with Leafwell. We’re open from 7 am to 7 pm, seven days a week.
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