Pennsylvania – Patient FAQ
Here you’ll find the answers to common questions people have when signing up.
What's the process of getting a recommendation?
Prior to setting up an appointment with us, you will need to register for the Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program. Once registered, 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.
When will I get my med card in the mail?
It takes approximately 7 to 10 days after you order it online. The card will be mailed to the address in your Patient Profile.
What happens after I'm approved?
Once you are approved for a med card, the doctor will certify you in the PA Medical Marijuana Registry. You will then receive an email confirmation with your next steps.
How long is my med card valid for?
The med card in Pennsylvania is valid for one year. You will need to renew it at least 30 days prior to the expiration date.
I lost/destroyed my med card. How do I ask for a new one?
To request a replacement card, email the PADH at RA-DHMedMarijuana@pa.gov
How do I qualify for a Pennsylvania medical marijuana card?
In order to qualify for a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania.
You can read more about qualifying conditions in Pennsylvania here.
What are the Qualifying Conditions in Pennsylvania?
As of last writing, these are the latest qualifying conditions:
- Opioid Alternative
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Sickle Cell Disease
- Neurodegenerative diseases
- Huntington’s disease
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorder
- Crohn’s Disease
- Terminal Illness
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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