Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Program
In 2012, Massachusetts’ voters passed a measure that approved the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients. It became the 18th state to do so and allows patients to possess up to a 60 day supply.
Requirements For a Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts:
To apply for a Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Card, you must meet the following criteria:
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- You must be a resident in the state of Massachusetts with proof of residency
- You must obtain your medical records, which indicate that you have been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition.
Under Massachusetts’s medical marijuana law, patients may be recommended marijuana for the following conditions:
- Hepatitis C
- Crohn’s Disease
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
How to Apply For a Medical Marijuana Card in Massachusetts:
Once you have obtained your medical records and a recommendation from your doctor, you may fill out an application from the Department of Public Health of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Renewal Requirements For Medical Marijuana Patients in Massachusetts:
Patients in the state of Massachusetts must annually renew medical marijuana recommendations, and then resubmit paperwork to get a patient card.