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Qualifying for a Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts

Once you have registered and been approved, you will be sent a medical card. Once you have this, you can start shopping for your medicine from a licensed dispensary.

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  1. Register online to get approved by a Massachusetts licensed physician.

  2. Submit application and PIN number provided by the doctor to the State website.

  3. Print out your temporary access and shop at any Massachusetts dispensary.

  4. Receive your physical card 1-2 weeks after your application has been approved.

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Qualifying Conditions

Common conditions cannabis recommended for include

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), aka Lou Gehrig's Disease
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS (Positive Status)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Any other conditions as determined in writing by a qualifying patient’s physician.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts?

In order to get a medical marijuana card in Massachusetts, the patient must fo the following:

Step 1. Speak to a certified physician online with Leafwell. You will need a doctor's certificate in order to qualify for medical cannabis in Massachusetts.
Step 2: Get qualified for medical cannabis - certificate and PIN number is mailed to the patient if approved.

Register with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and Medical Use of Marijuana Program and find more information here:

https://www.mass.gov/how-to/register-as-a-patient-with-the-medical-use-of-marijuana-program

https://www.mass.gov/patients-of-the-medical-use-of-marijuana-program

How Old Do I Have to Be To Access Cannabis in Massachusetts?

Patients must be aged 18 years or older in order to qualify for a Massachusetts medical marijuana card and physician's certificate. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over. Patients under 18 must have a primary caregiver designated on their application form.

How Much Does it Cost to Get a Massachusetts MMJ Card?

$50 for the application fee. Physician's online consultation and certification starts from $125. Prices are subject to change. A Missouri Caregiver's card costs $50.

What Conditions Qualify for a Massachusetts MMJ Card?

The following conditions may qualify you for a physician's cannabis certificate and MMJ card (medical marijuana card) in Massachusetts:

 

Cancer
Glaucoma
Positive status for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Hepatitis C
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Crohn’s Disease
Parkinson’s Disease
Multiple Sclerosis
Any other conditions as determined in writing by a qualifying patient’s physician.

How Much Cannabis Can a Massachusetts Patient Possess?

Possession Limit (Flowers): Up to 60 days’ supply may be recommended, which is determined to be around 10 oz. 1 oz. recreational outside of the home; 10 oz. recreational inside the home.

Possession Limit (Concentrates): 1 gram = 5.3 grams of raw flower. This suggests that there is a maximum of approximately 50 g of concentrate for medical patients. Recreational = 5 g.

What Proof Do I Need for a Massachusetts MMJ Card?

Valid ID from the state of Massachusetts. Driver’s licence, passport, military ID or state-produced ID card.

Proof of address (at least two of the following): bank statement (previous 2 months), utility bill (previous 2 months), correspondence with a state department (dated within the last 2 months), mortgage or rental agreement.

Medical records, progress notes, health summary, list of diagnoses, medication list, or pictures of prescription bottles

Patients must register with the Massachusetts Department of Health (DoH).

Caregiver for a Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Patient?

As with patients, you must register with the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission's Medical Use of Marijuana Program. You will need a Personal Identification Number (PIN) fro . the patient you will be assisting with medical marijuana. You will also need to upload a photograph of yourself. You can do this during the photo setup. The photograph should be passport-style. You will also need a proof of address and ID. You can start the Caregiver registration process here:

https://www.mass.gov/how-to/register-as-a-personal-caregiver-with-the-medical-use-of-marijuana-program

Can Medical Patients Grow Cannabis in Massachusetts?

Yes. Patients may grow up to six plants. Plants must be kept in an enclosed facility.

Will Insurance Cover the Cost of a Massachusetts MMJ Card?

No. As cannabis is federally illegal, insurance companies will not cover the costs of medical cannabis products, MMJ cards, application forms or physician's consultations. Some states may reduce costs for veterans or those on state assistance.

Does Massachusetts Have Medical Marijuana Reciprocity?

No. The state of Massachusetts does not recognize the validity of medical marijuana cards from other states.

Is Registering to the Massachusetts MMJ Program Mandatory?

if you want to be recognized as a medical marijuana patient and not a recreational user, then yes. The patient database is not accessible to the public.

Brief History of Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Laws

2012 - Ballot Question 3, “An Act for the Humanitarian Medical Use of Marijuana”  is approved. This means that qualifying patients, physicians, caregivers, healthcare professionals or medical marijuana dispensaries and treatment centers are not punished by the state for using, recommending or distributing marijuana for medical purposes.

2016 - Recreational marijuana is legalized with the passing of Question 4.

No more than 35 state-licensed dispensaries are allowed to operate in Massachusetts.

Caregiver programs exist, but patient must prove that they can either not get to a dispensary (e.g. due to proximity or for health reasons).

Caregivers must be aged 21 or over.

Patients may possess up to 10 ounces every 2 months. This amount is the maximum allowed in one’s home.

Outside of the home, possession is limited to one ounce of cannabis bud/flower and 5 g of concentrates.

There is no reciprocity with other medical marijuana states.

Home cultivation is allowed - up to 6 plants.

There is a tax of $3.50 per gram of cannabis if owner possesses 40 g or more.

Getting a Medical Marijuana Card in Boston, MA

Get a medical marijuana card in Boston, MA online with Leafwell MD

 

Address: 6 Liberty Square, Boston, MA 02109, USA

Phone: +1 (800) 660-9085

 

You don't have to visit, and you can get your Boston MMJ card and physician's medical cannabis certificate online with Leafwell.

 

You can’t use marijuana in any form (smoking, vaping, edibles, etc.) in public or on federal land.

 

In November of 2012, 63 percent of voters endorsed Question 3, making Massachusetts the 18th state in the country to allow medical marijuana use. Under the medicinal marijuana statute, which went into effect in 2013, qualifying patients 18 years of age or older with certain debilitating medical conditions can possess and use marijuana if they have a physician certification.

 

Under Massachusetts' recreational cannabis laws, adults 21 years of age or older are allowed to possess up to one ounce of marijuana or 5 grams of concentrate outside of their residence and up to ten ounces of marijuana inside their residence. Adults may possess and cultivate up to 6 marijuana plants per resident with a maximum of 12 per household.