Get Your Maryland Medical Marijuana Card

How to Get Medical Marijuana in Maryland

There are three easy steps to participate in the program.

Step 1: Contact Us

Call us at (443) 320-2500 or email us and start your medical marijuana evaluation process! We will answer any questions you have. If you need assistance in obtaining your medical records, we can request it from your provider after you sign a medical records release form.

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Step 2: Medical Marijuana Evaluation

Our medical team will review your medical records,  discuss your condition and history and describe the proper use of medical marijuana and answer any questions you have. We can also assist you with MMCC registration, take your picture and upload your state issued ID to Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.

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Step 3: Medical Cannabis Certification

You can be certified on the same day if you have your medical records and MMCC ID number on your appointment. We understand that it takes few days to get your MMCC ID but so you can still set the appointment with our medical team and you just need to send us your MMCC ID number as soon as you receive it.

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Why Choose Us

Easy Appointment Scheduling

We are happy to accommodate patients who wish to be evaluated for Maryland medical marijuana program.

100% Secure & Confidential

We are a HIPAA compliant organization

Expert Doctors

Expert MMCC registered physician/providers and caring clinical staff provide you with an exceptional health care experience

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Book an appointment for your medical marijuana evaluation.
All consultations are online (Telemedicine).

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FAQs

Qualifying Conditions

  • ALS
  • Arthritis
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Insomnia
  • Migraines
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle spasms
  • Nausea
  • Neuropathy
  • PTSD
  • Seizures

What documentations do I need to bring to my appointment?

  • Medical Record: State law requires that a physician to obtain medical records showing the diagnosis for the conditions you have. If you don’t have the records in your possession, please complete our medical records release form and we will obtain the records for you.
  • Maryland Driver’s License or state issued ID card
  • Payment

Will my insurance cover the fees?

Unfortunately, at the current time, insurance companies do not cover the medical marijuana certification.

Can patients under 18 years of age be certified for medical cannabis?

YES! Children under 18 with qualified medical condition can be certified but the patient must have a parent/guardian that serves as the caregiver.

Any non-Maryland resident currently in Maryland for the purpose of receiving medical treatment is eligible to register as a patient and, during registration, will be required to provide the address of and a contact name for the Maryland medical facility where the patient is receiving treatment.

Where will I get my medical marijuana card?

ID card is not required but if it is available as an option. You can apply for an ID card from Medical Cannabis Commission for a fee of $50. http://mmcc.maryland.gov/Pages/patient-ID-cards.aspx

Do you provide marijuana after certification?

No, we are just the doctors that evaluate your condition for certification of the card. Once you are approved as a qualifying patient, you can obtain medical marijuana from a dispensary or qualifying designated caregiver.

How can I get my MMCC ID number?

Go to MMCC website. If you need assistance with registration and uploading documents, just let us know and we’ll be happy to assist you with this on your appointment.

Will I qualify if I'm not a Maryland resident?

Any non-Maryland resident currently in Maryland for the purpose of receiving medical treatment is eligible to register as a patient and, during registration, will be required to provide the address of and a contact name for the Maryland medical facility where the patient is receiving treatment.

Are the dispensaries open?

Yes, several dispensaries across the state have products and are now operating.

Can I obtain cannabis outside Maryland once I'm certified?

A Maryland patient can only obtain legal medical cannabis from Maryland-licensed dispensaries. The dispensaries can only obtain their cannabis from Maryland-licensed growers, and their extracts from Maryland-licensed processors.

How to legally obtain cannabis?

Step 1: Register as a patient with MMCC

Step 2: Obtain a written certification from a provider registered with the Commission

Step 3: Visit a licensed Maryland dispensary

Step 4: (Optional): Purchase ID Card (Fee: $50)

Where can I legally travel with medical cannabis?

A legal patient may travel to any location in the state of Maryland (other than federal government property when in possession of medical cannabis). Possession of cannabis is a violation of federal law and Maryland residents should carefully read the current state statutes regarding the use of medical cannabis and be aware that taking cannabis across State lines is a federal offense. Cannabis is also illegal on federal government property. The State of Maryland laws cannot authorize you to travel to other states, jurisdictions or countries with this medicine in your possession.

How much medical cannabis can a certified patient possess at one time?

​No more than 120 grams — or approximately four ounces, unless a provider makes a special determination that a patient needs more.

What is the cost for my Maryland medical marijuana certification?

The cost for the evaluation along with the certification is $200. If you are a veteran or disabled, just shows us paperworks and we can offer a discounted price of $170.

Can you request medical records on my behalf?

Definitely, we can have you sign a medical records release for and we will take care of the rest.

What are the payment forms?

We accept cash, debit and credit cards.

I did not receive my MMCC ID number yet, can I keep my appointment?

Definitely! Just email to us your patient ID number as soon as you receive it from MMCC so we can complete the verification and certification.

What should I expect during the appointment?

When you come in for your appointment, we will review your records, discuss your condition and history, and describe the proper use of medical marijuana and answer any questions you have.

Do I need to pay to register to MMCC and get the patient ID number?

It’s absolutely free. It’s only a registration for the state to assign you your unique 16-digit patient ID number.

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Compassionate Care Consultants is a medical marijuana doctor located in Maryland. Proudly serving medical cannabis patients throughout the state of Maryland with offices in Bethesda, Annapolis, and Baltimore. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.

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How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card in Maryland

For those wondering how to get a medical marijuana card in Maryland, it’s a relatively straightforward process. Patients looking for a medical marijuana card in Maryland make an appointment with Compassionate Care Consultants and bring along documentation of the qualifying medical condition for which they would like to be prescribed marijuana. Our experts will discuss your treatment plan and the use of medical marijuana and provide patients with a prescription if warranted. It’s that simple to get Maryland medical marijuana!

Maryland Medical Marijuana Card Online Application Process

Once they’ve received a recommendation from a provider, patients will register themselves using a Maryland medical marijuana card online application. There is a $25 fee for this application. This cost is included in Compassionate Care Consultants’ fees. Providers can help ensure patients register successfully. Within a short time, the state will approve the license. Patients can then order a physical ID card for an additional $50 fee if they desire.

How To Find a Medical Dispensary in Maryland

Once patients are registered with the state, they’ll be able to purchase marijuana from one of Maryland’s licensed dispensaries. Maryland maintains a list of these that’s available online for easy reference. This valuable resource should leave no doubt about how to find a medical dispensary in Maryland.

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