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Qualifying for a Medical Marijuana Card in Missouri

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 Missouri licensed physician.

  2. Submit your doctor’s certificate and information to the State website. i

  3. Download your MMMP ID Card and receive the hard copy in the mail within 30 days.

  4. Buy your medicine at any Missouri dispensary, or start cultivation if you choose to cultivate on your application.

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Qualifying Conditions

Common conditions cannabis recommended for include

  • Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
  • AIDS/HIV (positive status)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Cachexia, or Wasting Syndrome
  • Cancer or cancer treatment, inc. side-effects of chemotherapy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Debilitating Psychiatric Disorders diagnosed by a licensed psychiatrist
  • Epilepsy and disorders that can cause seizures
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Huntington's Disease (HD)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBDs)
  • Intractable Migraines (unresponsive to other treatments)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuropathies
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • PTSD
  • Seizures
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Tourette's Syndrome (TS)
  • Wasting Syndrome
  • Severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms
  • An alternative to physically addictive prescription medications
  • Any Terminal Illness

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Missouri?

We make the process simple and hassle-free. Qualify in 3 easy steps:

1. See a doctor, get approved and receive a doctor's certification. Certification is filled out and a digital copy is sent to the patient.
2. Submit the application via the Missouri DHSS website online within 30 days of receiving your Patient Certification. The department will either approve or deny the application within 30 days of receipt of the completed application.
3. You should receive the card within 30 days of submission. You can login to the Missouri Medical Marijuana portal here: https://mo-public.mycomplia.com/#!/signin

 

You cannot buy cannabis from a dispensary in Missouri at the moment, so you will also need a patient cultivation license in order to grow your own if you so wish. There are places that sell low THC, CBD-rich cannabis flower, however.

How Old Do I Need to Be to Get a Missouri MMJ Card?

Patients must be aged 18 years old or over in order to qualify for a medical marijuana card and physician's certificate for themselves. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over. Those under 18 must have a designated primary caregiver for medical cannabis and cannabinoid-based medications (although this may not necessarily be the case for the FDA-approved Epidiolex!).

How is the Missouri Medical MMJ Certificate Submitted?

The doctor fills out the medical marijuana (MMJ) certificate and emails the patient a digital copy of the original paper.

How Much Does a Missouri Medical Marijuana Card Cost?

The application fee is $25 for a Missouri medical marijuana card, payable to the state. The physician's consultation for a doctor's medical cannabis certificate starts from $99, subject to change. The cost of the doctor's appointment and application fee is separate.

What Proof Do I Need to Qualify for a Missouri MMJ Card?

Valid ID. Driver’s licence, passport or state-produced ID card - patients must be a resident of Missouri.

Proof of address - bank statement, utility bill, correspondence with a state department, 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 Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services (DHSS).

Renewals need to be submitted 30 days before expiration of the patient’s previous card.

Physician’s recommendation/certification must not be more than 30 days’ old at the time of applying

What is the Missouri Patient Cannabis Possession Limit?

Up to 4 oz. every 30 days. The Department of Health may set limits on the amount of marijuana possessed, provided that the limit is not less than 60 days’ supply. For amounts greater than the possession limit, two physicians must sign the patient’s recommendation/certification. Cannabis is not available for recreational use in Missouri.

What Conditions Qualify Me for Medical Cannabis in Missouri?

The following are qualifying conditions for a medical cannabis card and a physician's certificate in Missouri:

 

Agitation Of Alzheimer’s Disease
AIDS (Positive Status)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Autism
Cachexia
Cancer
Crohn’s Disease
Debilitating Psychiatric Disorders (If diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist)
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
Hepatitis C
HIV (Positive Status)
Huntington’s Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Intractable Migraines (Unresponsive To Other Treatment)
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Neuropathies
Parkinson’s Disease
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (If diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist)
Seizures
Sickle Cell Anemia
Tourette’s Syndrome
Wasting Syndrome
A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms.
A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to a prescription medication;
Any Terminal Illness
In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition

Do I Need to Register to Grow Cannabis in Missouri?

Yes - a Patient Cultivation Card is needed. Patients may grow up to 6 cannabis plants on their own property in a locked, enclosed facility. It costs $100 for a Patient Cultivation Card.

How Do I Become a Caregiver in Missouri?

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. The Caregiver must register with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) at medicalmarijuana.mo.gov. The Caregiver must also give proof of identity and address in order to get a Caregiver Card. The Caregiver fee is $25. Caregivers cannot use cannabis for themselves unless they have their own medical marijuana card, physician's certificate and a qualifying condition.

Applications for minors aged under 18 years old require a Caregiver to be designated on their application form. You can get an application form from here: https://health.mo.gov/safety/medical-marijuana/index.php

Does Missouri Have Medical Marijuana Reciprocity?

Yes, in other states where medical marijuana is legal and the patient has a valid medical card. Possession limits must be less than qualifying Missouri medical marijuana patients . (So, patients from out-of-state with a valid medical marijuana card may possess less than 4 oz. of cannabis will not be subject to sanction by Missouri law. If you are a Missouri resident, it is wise to get a Missouri card and physician's certificate in order to gain the full protection of the state's medical marijuana program.)

Is Registry to the Missouri MMJ Portal Mandatory?

Yes, it is mandatory to register with the Missouri medical marijuana program and the DPHSS. Information will be tracked, as there are limits on what you can buy. Only law enforcement and appropriate officials can access patient data. Law enforcement can only check if the certificate and medical marijuana card is valid.

Timeline of Missouri Medical Marijuana Laws

June 2019 - Medical marijuana card application form should be created. Patients must be citizens of Missouri, aged 18 or over and suffer from one of 9 qualifying conditions, which include:

 

Cancer
Epilepsy
Glaucoma
Intractable migraines that are unresponsive to other treatments
Any condition that causes chronic pain and/or muscle spasms, including but not limited to multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, seizure disorders and Tourette's syndrome
Debilitating psychiatric conditions, including but not limited to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
HIV/AIDS
Any condition that may require the prescription of highly physically and/or psychologically addictive drugs
Terminal illness
If the physician recommends it, they may use their professional judgement to recommend cannabis for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, gastrointestinal disorders (Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, IBS), Huntington's disease, autism, neuropathic pain, Alzheimer's disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome.
Also expected by June are the application forms for those who wish to grow cannabis or make products from it.

 

July 2019 - Applications for medical marijuana must start being process. The state will have 30 days from the patient's application to decide whether the patient qualifies for medical cannabis.

 

August 2019 - The state must start evaluating who qualifies for growing/cultivation, infusion, dispensary and distribution licenses.

 

Cities cannot ban medical marijuana dispensaries, but they can limit where and what hours they operate.