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How To Get A Medical Marijuana Card In Tennessee

2019 Complete Guide

As a resident of the state, the process on how to get a Medical Marijuana Card in Tennessee is as follows:

Currently the path to legal MMJ has not been paved yet, it’s actually one small circle with no entrance or exit. The state law allows for High CBD Low THC cannabis oil for seizure patients once SB 280 came into effect. The bill did not address how patients could obtain the CBD oil as it is not produced in Tennessee and crossing state lines would constitute a violation of both State and Federal laws. What it did address is if a patient is caught with oil by Law Enforcement the patient must produce a Dr authorization and proof of where the CBD oil was purchased. The state recently raided several stores selling Hemp based CBD products. These unlicensed dispensaries selling Hemp CBD Oil and other hemp products continue to pop up and seem to close just as fast. 

Possession and cultivation of cannabis both remain illegal. Possession of any amount is a misdemeanor, punishable by one year in jail and up to a $2,500 fine. Cultivation of 10 plants or less is a felony, punishable by one to six years in prison and a $5,000 fine, and the penalties increase exponentially for each additional plant being grown.

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Feel free to  contact your Elected Representatives and let them know where you stand on the issue of Medical Marijuana.

Q&A

 

Important Information about Tennessee Marijuana Cards

 

What are the TN Medical Cannabis Card Costs?

  • Not Yet Established

What are Conditions Required to Receive Medical Marijuana in Tennessee? 

  • High CBD Low THC cannabis oil for seizure patients only at this time.

How Long Is a Marijuana Card Good?

  • Not Yet Established, although it is typically 1 year in most legal states.

When My Tennessee Medical Marijuana Card Has Expired, How To Get a Renewal? 

  • Not Yet Established

Once I have My MedCard, Where Can I Buy Medical Cannabis Products?

  • Currently Hemp dispensaries are popping up in the state however they are not state licensed. TNDispensaries.com is an excellent source to find dispensary locations as they open. You can also look for dispensaries near you on our dispensary map here.

Med marijuana dispensaries link.What happens if I lose my card?

  • To be determined

The information on my card is wrong or outdated. How do I correct it?

  • To be determined

Where can I find a recommending medical marijuana doctor in TN? 

  • Not Yet Established, however you can check  out our doctors to find marijuana doctors in Tennessee as they get going.
CBD THC Doctors Link

Once I have my TN MMJ card can I grow my own marijuana?

  • Not Yet Established

 

Qualifying Conditions for TN MMJ

What are Qualifying Conditions Required to Receive Medical Marijuana in Tennessee?

The law lists debilitating conditions, regardless of the age of the patient to use Low THC CBD Oils:

  • Seizures

Below are examples of conditions that qualify patients for medical marijuana in legal states. Some of these may qualify patients when the state approves medical marijuana.

Get Pre-Registered for Medical Cannabis in TN

Interested in Medical Marijuana? Let us help by starting here.

For people interested in medical marijuana in Tennessee, we are now offering the service that makes it easy find a recommending doctor near you when they become active. You will also receive updates & news relative to medical marijuana in general. If you are interested please fill out the MMJ pre-registration form below and a clinic representative will contact you once medical marijuana is legal as available. Legal Residents Only.

TN Medical Marijuana Pre-Registration Form

 

 

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TN Marijuana FAQ’s

Other Frequently Asked Questions About Marijuana:

 

Will CBD, Hemp, or cannabidiol oil get me high?

  • No

How much Cannabidiol Oil can I possess?

  • The law does not address how much a qualified person can posess.

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 Oils, Edibles, Creams, & Gummies for sale online, in commercials and signs at shops around town, is CBD Oil legal in Tennessee?

  • Hemp CBD oil which is derived from the hemp plant is legal throughout the United States. There have been issues with local retailers and law enforcement tho. The cannabis derived low-THC high-CBD Medicines are only legal in states with an approved medical marijuana program.

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 at some pet stores, retail and at specialty shops.
  • Buy CBD for pets online.

Can I take My Meds to a Different State if it is legal there? 

  • No. 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.

I Recently Read An Article That Recreational Weed Was Legal In TN, Is This True?

  • No. Recreational Marijuana and Recreational Dispensaries Are NOT LEGAL in Tennessee – The Article was Fake News.

Are THC Infused edibles allowed in TN?

  • Marijuana edibles is not legal in the state.

What is the punishment for getting caught with weed in Tennessee?

  • Possession of any amount is a misdemeanor, punishable by one year in jail and up to a $2,500 fine. Cultivation of 10 plants or less is a felony, punishable by one to six years in prison and a $5,000 fine, and the penalties increase exponentially for each additional plant being grown.

How Much Should I consume?

  • We do not give medical advice. You should always consult with a licensed physician before using medical marijuana in any forms.

 

6 Comments

  1. Gary Lamb

    I’m an ARMY VETRAN.I have had 3 back surgeries and a spinal fusion but the only thing it has done is left me with severe Neeve damage and barely able to walk.Doctors in Tennessee will not treat nerve damage unless from a head injury.None of them will treat Neeve damage but will prescribe opiates that dont help nerve damage.The V.A. wont treat nerve damage and wont even prescribe pain meds to me.They told me only invasive procedures that I refuse.I am in dire need of an MMJ CARD so I can purchase medication I need for nerve damage.My wife and I are raising our 8yo granddaughter and I have NO QUALITY OF LIFE WHAT SO EVER.I just exist I am in desperate need of help or I will be one of the 22 VETRANS a day that commit suicide because I have been in this pain for over 11 years after my surgeries.If ANYONE CAN HELP ME PLEASE DO.I DONT KNOW HOW MUCH LONGER I CAN LIVE LIKE THIS.

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  2. Scotty T Smith

    I served in the United States Marine Corps, willing to die for the entire country, every acre, and for every person, took an oath, the medical profession also take an oath, I call it the Hipacrit oath, VA shoved opiate meds down our throats, I wanted off morphine, and they said the only way you can come off morphine is if I would take fentanyl, I ask her, to go ahead give me a pistol, let me know my brains out now, cause she definitely wanted me to OD, I wanted off one opiate, and they wanted me to take another opiate, 50X stronger than I was taking, lucky I found out about Ketamine Rapid Detox, After years of taking them, a 4 day treatment and marijuana saved my life, but the country that we were willing to die for, will only let you legally have it in certain States, what would they say if right before you took the oath, that you are only willing to die for certain States, not all of them, only a few of them, you are not going to die for, That would screw them up, so some vets can legally partake in the festivities, while others can’t, because they reside on the other side. What do they call it, that imaginary line. How many lines did we cross in the wars, of this great nation. What if our Congress told the states that they would not receive federal funds until it was legal. That sound just like discrimination, ones opinion, not to pass it, opinions not based on facts but personal beliefs, so the ones who fought and died, died they die for someones opinions or what, We should be fucking ashamed of ourselves, for letting people die, when they could make it legal for everyone, so people will stop dying over people’s opinions, thats not what makes a great nation. We are a great nation cause we said so, WAKE UP PEOPLE OF AMERICA, and save some lives in every state, sign an Executive Order, then let the states fall in order.

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  3. Nick Greer

    Too Who me ever it may concern guy’s we need help down here there trying too force opiods down our throats please help us guy’s

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