1. What medical conditions qualify for medical marijuana treatment?
According to MMCC, the following medical conditions can benefit from the use of medical cannabis:
Cachexia, anorexia, wasting syndrome, severe pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe or persistent muscle spasms, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and chronic pain.
Or any severe condition that other medical treatment has been ineffective and can reasonably be treated with medical marijuana.
2. Is there an age limit?
No, there is no age limit in the state of Maryland for the use of medical marijuana. However, those under the age of 18 must have a least one caregiver that can register for the patient. A caregiver is anyone with legal guardianship. The caregiver must be at least 21 years of age.
3. How long will it take to get my medical marijuana card?
As of 1/1/19 Medical Marijuana, Medical Marijuana cards are required in Maryland. Once, you are registered with MMCC and have received your patient ID number (Can take up to 45 days). Come in for an evaluation and receive your written certification. You may then go to a dispensary!
4. Can Veterans qualify?
Yes, but they will need to confirm from the Veterans Affairs that they're permitted to use medical cannabis without consequences to their current position or health care system. You may then go to any dispensary in the State of MD for treatment.