Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the residency requirements to get a Medical Marijuana card in Oklahoma?

    You must be a resident of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) won’t allow out-of-state patients to apply for an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana card

  • Can I apply if live out of state?

    Only if you have a valid Medical Marijuana card or license from your home state. If you do, you can apply for a temporary license that allows you to buy, use, or grow medical marijuana from an Oklahoma dispensary. These licenses are only valid for 30 days and this 30-day period cannot extend pass the expiration date on your home-state license. After 30 days or after the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana license expires, it must be renewed.

  • What are the age requirements?

    You must be 18 years or older. Minors are not allowed to get a card. A parent or guardian of a minor seeking Medical Marijuana treatment may apply for a caregiver license, however.

  • What are the qualifying conditions for getting a Medical Marijuana license?

    In Oklahoma a physician may use the same judgement that they would use when prescribing any other medication for their patient. While there are a number of conditions that can be treated with cannabis and cannabis-derived products, those commonly treated with cannabis include:

    • Anorexia and Bulimia
    • Arthritis
    • Cachexia and Wasting Syndrome
    • Chronic pain
    • Cancer
    • Crohn’s Disease 
    • Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
    • Glaucoma
    • HIV / AIDS
    • Inflammation
    • Muscle spasms
    • Neuropathic pain disorders
    • Spasticity
    • Terminal illnesses

  • What medical documentation do I need to apply?

    In order to register for an Oklahoma Medical Marijuana card, you will need one of the following:

    • State-issued ID
    • U.S. Passport
    • U.S.-issued Photo ID
    • Oklahoma ID Card
    • Tribal ID Card
    Whatever ID you choose to provide, it must be within its expiration date.

  • What about veterans? Can we get a medical marijuana card in Oklahoma or Missouri?

    Of course! Some physicians and dispensaries may even offer discounts, but each provider is different, so it’s best if you ask first.

  • Will insurance cover the cost of my application or medical marijuana?

    Unfortunately, insurance cannot be used for either because marijuana is still illegal at the federal level.

  • Will my status as a medical marijuana patient be made available to the public?

    Absolutely not. Just like services from any other medical provider, you are protected under HIPAA laws.

  • Can I choose my own caregiver?

    Yes. Under qualifying circumstances, a license will be granted that provide a designated caregiver to licensed patients. The qualifying circumstances can be found on the application.

  • Can I grow my own medical cannabis in Oklahoma?

    Yes. Qualified patients in Oklahoma are allowed to grow up to six mature plants in their private residence. In Oklahoma, patients may also possess six seedlings, also known as immature plants.

  • How much am I allowed to own and purchase?

    Under Oklahoma law, a licensed patient can:

    • Grow up to six (6) mature plants and (6) seedlings
    • Carry up to three (3) ounces of marijuana on their person
    • Own up to one (1) ounce of concentrates and 72 ounces of edibles
    • Possess up to eight (8) ounces of cannabis in their residence

  • Where are the dispensaries?

    Dispensaries are located all over the state! Visit the interactive map on our homepage to find the dispensary that works best for your specific situation.

  • How long does it take to get my card once I’ve applied?

    Unless the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) needs additional documentation, applications are approved or denied within 30 days of receipt. You will receive a letter in the mail regarding the outcome of your application.

  • How long does my patient license last?

    A patient license is valid for two years from the date it was issued. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) does have the power to revoke or not renew a license.

  • Who will check my medical marijuana card?

    You should always have your MMJ card and any other required identification with you when you purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary, have marijuana taken to a processor to be concentrated, or when carrying marijuana on your person. Law enforcement may also require your identification to prove that you can use legally use and possess medical marijuana.

  • What are my right as a patients with a medical marijuana card?

    Under Oklahoma law and the emergency medical marijuana rules, patients holding a medical marijuana card have the right to:

    • Enroll in school without rejection based on cardholder status
    • Rent an apartment without eviction or rejection based solely on patient status
    • Work at their place of employment without discrimination for having a card or testing positive for marijuana
    • Receive healthcare without disqualification simply because of medical marijuana treatment
    • Have child custody or visitation denied based solely on patient status