Connecticut – Patient FAQ
Here you’ll find the answers to common questions people have when signing up.
What's the process of getting a recommendation?
Fill out our form here, click next, and follow the easy step-by-step process on our website to see a medical marijuana provider and get certified.
Is the certification covered by health insurance?
The law in CT explicitly says health insurers are not required to cover medical marijuana.
What happens after I'm approved?
Once approved, our healthcare practitioner will then initiate your application for Connecticut’s Medical Marijuana Registry. He or she will ask you for a number of things including a valid e-mail address and primary telephone number.
How long is my med card valid for?
Connecticut med cards are valid for one year from the date of issuance.
How do I qualify for a Connecticut medical marijuana card?
In order to qualify for a medical marijuana card in Connecticut through our doctors, you must meet the following requirements:
- You must have a state-issued ID
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- Have a medical condition deemed suitable for medical marijuana by the state of Connecticut.
You can read more about qualifying conditions in Connecticut here.
What are the Qualifying Conditions in Connecticut?
As of last writing, these are the latest qualifying conditions:
- Pain (chronic or severe)
- Crohn’s’s Disease
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Cerebral Palsy
- Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Post Herpetic Neuralgia
- Terminal Illness
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Osteogenesis Imperfecta
- Post Laminectomy Syndrome
I have several of the qualifying conditions. Does that mean that I'll be getting my med card?
If the provider believes that you meet the legal requirements for a medical marijuana recommendation, then you will very likely be recommended.
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