Apply for your Medical Marijuana Card in New Jersey
If you need help to begin your New Jersey medical marijuana card application, then you’ve come to the right place.
Our team here at QuickMedCards is here to help make the entire process of applying for a medical cannabis card an easy breezy experience. To make that happen, we have gathered all the information you may need for the application and compiled it into a few quick and simple steps.
Speak with our licensed doctor
Register with us and we will take care of the rest. Our New Jersey medical marijuana registered doctors are licensed in-state to legally certify patients for MMJ.
Once you get approved by our doctor, your Signed verification is available for instant PDF download.
Receive your Medical Marijuana Card
Once you’re approved, the NJMMP will send your Medical Marijuana ID Card. It usually takes 7 – 10 business days to arrive in the mail.
Benefits of QuickMedCards
What You Receive
1 Year MMJ Recommendation
24/7 Dispensary Verification
Instant PDF Download
Includes State Paperwork Fee
Our prices include the State Paperwork Fee that other providers usually charge for separately. Other fees that a patient must pay directly to the government must be paid by the patient.
Medical Marijuana Program (NJMMP)
How to Get Medical Marijuana Card in New Jersey
Are you a patient seeking medical marijuana treatment in New Jersey?
If so, you have probably asked yourself the question, “how to get a medical marijuana card in New Jersey?, or do I qualify for medical marijuana in NJ?”
Our doctors are here to give you the answers. They can help you find out if medical marijuana is the best option for your health.
We work with licensed practitioners who are experts when it comes to medical marijuana treatment. They will evaluate if you are currently suffering from any of the qualifying conditions and if you may benefit from using medical marijuana. These include any of the life-threatening, debilitating, or otherwise severe conditions listed below.
The doctor will typically recommend a medical marijuana treatment program if you have been unresponsive to traditional medical treatments for your condition.
New Jersey - Qualifying Conditions
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Chronic Pain
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
- Crohn’s disease
- Intractable skeletal spasticity
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Muscular dystrophy
- Opioid Use Disorder
- HIV / AIDS
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Seizure disorder (including epilepsy)
- Terminal illness (prognosis of less than 12 months to live)
- Tourette Syndrome
Program Requirements & Patient Eligibility
Once you have been certified by our medical marijuana doctor, you may begin the application process for the New Jersey medical marijuana ID card. Take note of the following requirements:
- To enroll in the program, you must be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
- You must be a resident of New Jersey to apply.
*If you are younger than eighteen (18) years old, you need a legal guardian or custodial parent to register as your designated ‘Approved Caregiver’. All minor patients need two (2) written recommendations: one from a pediatric doctor and another from a Psychiatrist.
How do I submit my medical marijuana application in New Jersey?
The application process may seem daunting at first, but there is no need for you to worry. Our main priority here at QuickMedCards is “Putting patients over profit”, so we are here to help every step of the way.
In just a few easy steps, you will be able to get your signed Marijuana Recommendation, which will qualify you for New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Program.
1. Get Certified
Before applying for an MMJ New Jersey card, you must first get a recommendation from a certified New Jersey medical marijuana registered doctor.
There are four simple steps to set up an appointment:
- Hit the Sign Up Button and fill out our Patient Questionnaire form, then click Next.
- Upload a photo of your state ID or Driving License. Then enter the email and password you will use for future logins.
- Pick your preferred appointment date and time.
- Submit payment.
* The appointment price does not include any state fees. You must pay any state fees directly to the Government.
2. Register as a patient
New Jersey patients seeking to enroll in the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program (NJMMP) must register for a Medical Marijuana I.D.
You can submit your online application at NJMMP login page.
Before starting your application, keep the following in mind:
- All patient applications must be submitted online.
- You need to complete your online application in a single session.
- You will then be asked to pay $100 state registration fee.
3. Receive Your Medical Marijuana ID
If your application is approved, your Medical Marijuana Patient ID Card sent to you in the mail. It usually takes 7 – 10 business days before it arrives.
Once you have received your Patient ID, Medical Marijuana products can be legally purchased within the state of New Jersey. These may be found at the various certified dispensaries within NJ state boundaries.
What documents do I need to submit?
When you fill out the Patient Application on the NJMMP web portal, you will be asked to submit the following documents:
- A clear, colored, full-face photograph with a white, plain background, taken within 60 days of application.
- Your Physician Recommendation dated within 30 days of application submission.
- Proof of residency in New Jersey (digital, color copy of one of the following):
- State-approved New Jersey driver’s license
- New Jersey identification card
- New Jersey-voter identification card
- Utility bill, bank statement, or state correspondence issued within the last 90 days
- A residential property deed to a property in the State of New Jersey
- A valid rental agreement for a residential property located in the State of New Jersey
- Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following):
- NJ driver’s license
- NJ identification card
- U.S. passport or other forms of photo identification issued by the U.S. government.
* Note: If your government-issued photo ID is expired or does not reflect your current physical address, you will have to supply two (2) proof of New Jersey Residency.
How to renew your Medical Marijuana card
Please note – Your NJMMP Patient Identification Card is valid for 2 years, however, your medical marijuana recommendation is only valid for 1 year. Therefore, after that time, you need to be re-evaluated by one of our licensed doctors.
However, you don’t have to worry about your recommendation expiring. We will be in touch to let you know when it’s time to see our doctor again for a re-evaluation.
Important – If you are a caregiver, your Registry ID is only valid for the same period as your patient’s medical MMJ card. When your patient’s card expires, they will need to get a new certification from their doctor. After your patient has successfully renewed their med card, you will need to renew your registry card as well. You need to make sure that you have a valid Registry ID card when buying from a dispensary.
How to Renew:
1. Receive email notice from NJMMP
When your two-year ID card is nearing its expiration date the NJMMP will send an email with information on how to re-register. You can also access these instructions anytime by logging into your profile.
* E-mail notices will be sent out at 60 days and again at 30 days prior to expiration and will include instructions for re-registration.
2. Log in to your NJMMP patient account as a returning user
You review your personal information to make sure it is up to date.
Please note – All information must match your New Jersey driver’s license or state-issued ID. If you have a change of address card, use that address.
3. Visit a Medical Marijuana Doctor
If you are a returning QuickMedCards patient, you can book a follow-up appointment to renew your certification.
If this is your first time using QuickMedCards, you need to complete our Patient Questionnaire form first.
4. Receive Your Medical Marijuana ID in the Mail
Once you’re certified by our doctor, your new card will be mailed to you at the address you listed in the patient portal. The new card will have an issue date for the day after your original card expires.
New Jersey Caregiver information
Caregivers are elected for minors or patients suffering from an extreme medical condition and cannot physically go to the alternative treatment center by themselves.
Caregivers should be 18 years old or above, a resident of New Jersey, and must agree to assist a qualifying patient with the medical use of marijuana.
Similar to patients, caregivers must go through the same process of registration to receive a card. Furthermore, they need to undergo and pass a criminal background check before they are deemed qualified for the position.
You can check the New Jersey Department of Health for more information on Caregiver requirements.
NJ Medical Marijuana Med Card Guidelines
Patients validated for the state program who receive a medical weed card may purchase and use medical marijuana in New Jersey.
- You are allowed up to three (3) ounces of medical marijuana during a thirty (30) day period.
It’s important to know that medical cannabis patients may not operate any vehicle under the influence of marijuana. That is to say, driving under the influence of medical marijuana is illegal. This also applies to aircraft and marine vessels.
Patients are not allowed to use cannabis in public places. Smoking of medical marijuana falls under the Smoke-Free Air Act at N.J.S.A. 26:3D-57 and is subject to the provisions of the Smoke-Free Air Act.
This means that you’re not allowed to smoke in any indoor public place and work place. For example, in public beaches, recreational centers, school compounds, school buses, or on public transport. In fact, private vehicles are also considered ‘public places’ when in motion.
Medical marijuana products are only available at approved dispensaries listed below:
- Compassionate Care Centers of America Foundation in New Brunswick
- Breakwater Alternative Treatment Center Corp. in Manalapan
- Compassionate Care Foundation Inc., in Bellmawr
- Compassionate Sciences Inc., in Burlington or Camden County
- Foundation Harmony in Secaucus
- Greenleaf Compassionate Center in Montclair
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Frequently Asked Questions
When did New Jersey legalize medical marijuana?
Medical cannabis was signed into law by Gov. Jon S. Corzine in 2010. Legalizing the use of marijuana for medical reasons is an enormous leap for the Garden State. Previously, it was considered one of the states with a stiffer stance when it comes to crimes related to marijuana.
In the November 2020 election, with 67% of votes in favor, New Jersey citizens voted on permitting the possession, sale, and use of cannabis for adults 21 and over. However, at the time regulatory rules or structures were not included, so it might take a year or longer to see the licensing system and dispensaries in place.
To date, residents of New Jersey who pursue relief with the help of medical cannabis can access the medication without penalty.
Where do I find medical cannabis doctors in NJ?
You can sign up with quickmedcards to get access to qualified marijuana physicians in New Jersey.
The entire process for getting your NJ medical marijuana card can be done online. Starting from your online medical marijuana evaluation which you can attend through your mobile phone or laptop. Also, you apply for New Jersey’s Medical Marijuana Program online after receiving your certification
Is it easy to get a medical marijuana card in New Jersey?
Yes. Getting a medical marijuana card in New Jersey is very simple. Especially when you use QuickMedCards. Because the process is direct, simple, fast, and efficient.
How much does a New Jersey medical marijuana card cost?
Consultation fees in New Jersey normally cost around $175-$200. But here at QuickMedCards patients pay only $149 for the same service.
* In addition, patients must pay $100 for the state registration fee.
Certainly, we offer the lowest price in the state. And we are well-liked for our outstanding service.
Who prescribes medical cannabis?
It is important to note that doctors cannot prescribe cannabis, they can only recommend it. In addition, only a licensed medical marijuana doctor may recommend cannabis treatment. Furthermore, the doctors are guided by a list of qualifying conditions when evaluating if you’re a suitable candidate.
However, once you’ve been approved and you get your New Jersey medical marijuana card, you can go to a state-licensed dispensary to get your medicine. If your doctor does not state a specific dose then you can buy up to 3 ounces of medical weed.
How often do I need to renew my New Jersey medical cannabis card?
The New Jersey medical marijuana ID card is valid for 2 year. However, your doctors recommendation is only valid for one year and must be renewed anually. After that time, you need to be re-evaluated by our doctor.
Where can I buy medical cannabis in New Jersey?
Patients can buy their medicine from state-licensed marijuana dispensaries in New Jersey.
How many marijuana dispensaries are there in New Jersey?
There are 6 state-licensed marijuana dispensaries in NJ:
- Breakwater Treatment & Wellness in Cranbury, NJ
- Compassionate Care Foundation in Harbor Township, NJ
- Curaleaf (formerly Compassionate Sciences) in Bellmawr, NJ
- Garden State Dispensary in Woodbridge Township, NJ
- Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclaire, NJ
- Harmony in Secaucus, NJ
What kinds of medical marijuana are available to NJ patients?
All the dispensaries in NJ sell various strains of smokable flower or bud. Additionally, cannabis-infused oils, topical products, and edibles are available for purchase.
Is recreational marijuana legal in New Jersey?
Yes. On 3rd November 2020, New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over 21 years old. Consequently, the law passed with an impressive 67% of the voters supporting legalization. However, places to buy recreational marijuana haven’t been established yet. It is likely that more laws will be made to support recreational marijuana.
Medical Marijuana Patient Community
Best Places to Visit When You’re in New Jersey
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