How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Missouri [2020 Update]
Missouri – Medical marijuana cards allow access to medicinal cannabis to use THC:CBD to treat medical conditions. Each state has different laws governing Marijuana policies including how a MedCard is obtained.
Amendment 2, a constitutional amendment to allow medical cannabis, passed by a margin of 66 percent to 34 percent. Medical marijuana will be available in Missouri in 2020.
Under the new law, patients who have approval from their doctor will receive a medical cards from the state. This will allow patients and their registered caregivers to grow up to six marijuana plants and buy four ounces of cannabis from Missouri dispensaries monthly.
Missouri medical marijuana dispensary licenses have now been issued to 192 dispensaries by the state regulators as well as for cultivation, testing and infused processing businesses. A four percent retail tax on medical cannabis sales has been written in, with revenue being earmarked for services for military veterans after implementation and regulations costs are covered.
We do our best to guide you through the process on how to get a Medical Marijuana Card in Missouri:
Step 1 – Qualify
A Patient may be entered into the Missouri Department of Health Registry if they first:
Be diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition from a licensed doctor.
Qualifying Conditions for Legal Medical Marijuana in Missouri
Although there is a list of qualifying conditions below, the amendment allows Doctors in their professional judgement to recommend medical marijuana for any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition.
Any terminal illness
HIV/AIDS or cachexia or wasting syndrome
***Any “other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition” that may be alleviated by marijuana “in the professional judgment of a physician”
Q&A Other Important Information about Missouri Marijuana Cards
How Much Does a Missouri Medical Card Cost To Get From The State?
Qualifying Patient Card – $25
Primary Caregiver Card – $25
Patient Cultivation Card – $100
How much does a Recommending Marijuana Doctor in Missouri Cost?
$199 – $250 For Initial Visit (Generally Not Covered By Insurance)
How often do I have to see my Doctor?
How Long Is a Missouri Marijuana Card Good?
My Missouri MedCard has Expired. How to get a Renewal?
Recertify with your Doctor and submit the online application
Once I am legal, where can I buy marijuana?
Once I have my MO MMJ card, can I grow my own marijuana?
Yes, medcard patients and their registered caregivers to grow up to six marijuana plants.
What do I need to do if I change my address or other information changes?
To Be Determined
Where can I find a marijuana doctor near me in MO?
Recommending marijuana doctors in Missouri are found here.
Get Certified for Medical Cannabis In Missouri:
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MO Medical Marijuana FAQ's
Frequently asked questions we receive regarding MO medical marijuana.
Can I Smoke Weed Once Qualified?
Yes, smokable marijuana will be available.
Can I Take My Medical Marijuana to a Different State
No. According to current laws patients who obtain a medical card should use medical marijuana in Missouri only. Medical marijuana patients may face federal and local charges of transporting marijuana if they cross state lines with the drug. This is true even if the states between which they are traveling allow medical marijuana. Should you need to travel with your marijuana it would be best to contact the state’s Bureau of health to understand the exact laws of the state you are traveling to in order to not risk breaking the law.
How to get Medical Marijuana in Missouri?
It will be available at licensed dispensaries.
What is the difference between CBD & THC
Psychoactive Vs. Non-Psychoactive. THC creates a euphoric effect due to the way it connects to the bodies endocannabinoid system. The endocannabinoid system has been recently recognized as an important modulatory system in the function of brain, endocrine, and immune tissues. Cannabidiol, or CBD reacts differently and is used with patients that require or prefer non euphoric care.
I see CBD products including oils, topicals, edibles & gummies for sale on commercials, the internet and signs at head shops around town, is this CBD Oil legal in Missouri?
Hemp derived CBD oil is legal.
Will CBD, or cannabidiol oil get me high?
No. CBD is a product that has no THC if derived from hemp and very little if derived from cannabis. THC is the chemical compound that creates the “high”. CBD products are available for patients that have a need for non-euphoric treatment.
Where can I get Hemp Based CBD products online?
Is CBD for Pets really a thing?
Yes, CBD for Dogs, CBD for Cats, and CBD for pets in general is becoming a popular treatment for caring for pets that have arthritis, chronic pain and other ailments. The efficacy and safety of CBD for dogs, cats, and other pets have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA only evaluates foods and drugs, not supplements like these products.
Where can I get CBD for pets?
- You can find CBD for pets some pet stores, retail and at holistic shops.
- Buy CBD for pets online.
Are THC Infused edibles allowed in Missouri?
Dispensaries have yet to open, however we see nothing in the law that would limit edibles.
Can I use Medical Marijuana Anywhere?
No – According to the law, no qualifying patient shall consume marijuana for medical use in a public place, unless provided by law. 19 CSR 30-95.010 defines a public place as any public or private property, or portion of public or private property, that is open to the general public, including but not limited to, sidewalks, streets, bridges, parks, schools and businesses.
I Recently Read An Article That Recreational Weed Was Legal In Missouri, Is This True?
No. Legalized recreational marijuana in Missouri did not pass.
How Much Should I consume?
You should always consult with a certified physician that understands MMJ before using and that doctor will set the course of treatment.