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Common conditions cannabis recommended for include
- AIDS/HIV (positive status)
- Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) aka Lou Gehrig's Disease
- Chronic Pain
- Cirrhosis (caused by Hepatitis C)
- Crohn's Disease
- Failure to Thrive/Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Spinal Stenosis
Frequently Asked Questions
- Book an appointment with a certified physician with Leafwell.
- Attend your appointment – if approved, the recommendation is automatically inputted into the state’s DoH and medical marijuana registry. Click here to see the application process.
- Get qualified for medical cannabis – a copy of the recommendation letter is mailed to you
19 years old or over. Caregivers must be 19 years old or over.
$50 for the application fee. Consultation costs start from $199. Prices subject to change.
The following conditions may qualify a patient for medical cannabis and a doctor’s recommendation & MMJ card in North Dakota:
AIDS/HIV (Positive Status)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cirrhosis (Caused By Hepatitis C)
Failure to Thrive/Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Possession Limit (Cannabis Flower): Up to 3 oz. per month. For cancer patients, the physician may increase possession limit to 6 oz.
Possession Limit (Cannabis Concentrates): Up to 2,000 mg of THC per month. This includes edibles, tinctures, oils, pills/capsules and other forms of concentrated cannabis.
If the patient is under nineteen (19) years of age, the name and information of the parent or legal guardian must be designated as their caregiver and included on the application.
Patients must be a resident of North Dakota and provide proof of residency via a valid Driver’s License or State Identification Card.
Patients must be evaluated by a certified physician.
Patients must be diagnosed with a Qualifying Condition. Patients must then register on the North Dakota Medical Marijuana Patient Registry, which is run by the North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH).
Medical records, progress notes, health summary, list of diagnoses, medication list, or pictures of prescription bottles.
After registering, patients must submit an Application online through the Patient Registry to receive a Registry Identification Card (Medical Marijuana Card).
Patients must have a specific certification from their physician in order to consume herbal cannabis formulations via combustion. Otherwise patients are permitted only to obtain cannabis infused tinctures, capsules, patches, or topical.
Provide Application, Drivers License, 2×2 Passport Style Photo, Copy of State Issued Identification Card or Driver’s License, Name of Health Care Provider completing the written certification with their E-Mail address & Medical Release of Information.
North Dakota has a huge waiting list for medical cannabis recommendations and MMJ cards. Expect to wait anywhere up to 60 days to get a physical copy of your MMJ card! You can make getting your physician’s medical marijuana recommendation much quicker by booking an appointment with Leafwell!
For those aged under 19 or those aged over 19 and in need of a caregiver to medicate appropriately. If the patient is under nineteen (19) years of age, the name and information of the parent or legal guardian must be designated as their caregiver and included on the application. The Caregiver must fill out an application form as well.
Patients may not legally cultivate cannabis plants. This provision was removed by lawmakers by the passage of SB 2344.
North Dakota does not recognize out-of-state patient medical marijuana cards as valid. Applicants must be a resident of North Dakota in order to qualify for the state’s medical marijuana program.
2016 – North Dakota voters approve of Measure 5, known as the “North Dakota Compassion Act”. State Bill 2344 (SB 2344) removes the ability for people to grow their own cannabis.
Patients may possess up to 3 ounces of herbal cannabis. For concentrates and infused products, the maximum possession limit is 2,000 mg over a 30 day period.
Patients must have a recommendation to use combustible cannabis. Otherwise, it can only come in the form of edibles, capsules, tinctures, patches or topicals/salves. Edible products are not defined as a “medical cannabinoid product”.
Up to a maximum of 8 dispensaries are allowed to be operational in North Dakota at any one time. A maximum of two producers.
No dispensaries are operational as of yet.
For those without a medical marijuana card, possession of 1 ounce or less is a misdemeanor, and can bring up to 30 days’ incarceration and/or a maximum fine of $1,500. Anything more, and it’s a felony, with a incarceration period of between 5 and 10 years and a maximum fine of $10,000 (for between 1 oz and less than 500 g) or $20,000 for possession of any amount over 500 g.
Possession of any amount near a school can bring up to 10 years in prison and/or a $20,000 fine.
Sale of any amount carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 3 years.
Ingesting hash or concentrates is a misdemeanor, with up to 1 year in prison and/or a fine of $3,000. Possessing or manufacturing hashish or concentrates is a felony, with 5 years incarceration and/or a $10,000 fine for possession and 10 years incarceration and/or a $20,000 fine for manufacture.
Possession, distribution, delivery, advertisement or manufacture of paraphernalia is a misdemeanor, with up to 1 year imprisonment and a $3,000 fine.
Any conviction requires the offender to undergo drug addiction evaluation.
Juveniles may have their driver’s licenses suspended for up to 6 months.