How to Get a Marijuana Card in Calcasieu Parish, LA
Medical cannabis is legal in Calcasieu Parish. An Louisiana marijuana card certification, or MedCard gives qualified patients access to buy medical grade THC and CBD products at open dispensaries. Below details how to get or renew a marijuana card in Calcasieu Parish.
Medical card doctors are using virtual telehealth consultations by cell phone, tablet, or home computer. This this skips the trip to the doctor clinic all together. Patients who have been approved by a medical card doctor online will receive their ID card from the state. See if you qualify today!
MMJ Patient Registration Form
LA Qualifying Conditions
The following conditions qualify patients to get certified for a cannabis recommendation in Calcasieu Parish. Medical conditions not listed, such as Anxiety and Depression, may be connected to other debilitating conditions like PTSD or Pain.
- Chronic Pain
- Crohn’s Disease
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Opioid Replacement
- Parkinson’s disease
- Seizure disorders
- Severe muscle spasms
- Wasting Syndrome
Calcasieu Parish Medical Marijuana Card FAQ
There are a few rules you should know about as you go through the process of getting your medical marijuana card and buying marijuana products afterwards in Louisiana.
How Much Can I Possess?
Qualified patients are permitted to purchase up to a 30-day supply of non-smokable preparations of marijuana as set by their recommending physician.
How can I Find a Calcasieu Parish Marijuana Telemedicine Doctor Near Me?
The best way to find a recommending MMJ doctor online is to fill out the patient registration for above. You can schedule an appointment and get started today.
Can I grow My Own Marijuana?
Growing your own cannabis in Calcasieu Parish is not permitted. Only two entities are licensed to produce marijuana in the state of Louisiana.
What About Caregivers?
Louisiana’s medical marijuana program does not yet allow patients to designate a caregiver to purchase and/or administer marijuana medications. And home delivery is not yet an option. That means if you cannot get to a dispensary to purchase medical marijuana you are unfortunately out of luck.
Is There Reciprocity With Other States?
MMJ patients from other states are not allowed to purchase and use marijuana in Louisiana. For LA patients, the closest states offering MedCard reciprocity are Arkansas and Missouri for out of state medical cards.
Where can I find stores to buy MMJ with my card?
Calcasieu Parish MMJ patients can shop at local dispensaries. These can be found on the Near Me Map here or you can visit Nationwide Dispensaries/Louisiana.
What Products Are Available Near Me In Calcasieu Parish?
The Pharmacy Board also regulates the types of marijuana medications that dispensaries and pharmacies are allowed to sell.
Unfortunately, raw and dried cannabis flower is prohibited as are any products meant for smoking or vaping such as hashish or concentrates.
There are the medical marijuana products which are permitted under Louisiana’s medical marijuana program:
Is hemp CBD in Baton Rouge legal?
Yes. Low- and zero-THC products such as CBD oil, which is produced from hemp rather than cannabis, can be purchased at shops throughout the state. They can also be purchased online and delivered to your home. A medical recommendation is not required to purchase CBD products.
How Much Should I Use?
- We do not give medical advice. Please consult with your MMJ doctor before using.
If you have any further questions after reading this check out the full Louisiana MedCard Guide.