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Getting your medical marijuana card in Kansas City, MO is a simple process. But you likely have plenty of questions such as how you can get your card, what are the qualifying conditions and how much is a medical card going to cost.
You can complete your application on the Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services website. Our team at Elevate Holistics can help you through the application process to simplify the entire process and help you get your medical card quickly.
Kansas City Marijuana Cards
Once you know all of the necessary steps and have all of the required documentation you’ll be able to get a medical marijuana card in Kansas City, MO. You’ll need proof that you are a Missouri resident – this can be a copy of your state-issued Missouri ID, current motor vehicle registration, or a recent utility bill.
You’ll also need to get a physician certification to verify that you have a qualifying condition to obtain your medical card. This must be completed by a Missouri-licensed physician in order for you to purchase Kansas City marijuana. They must be active and in good standing. The physicians will electronically submit the form through the application website and you’ll attach this form to your application when applying.
Is medical marijuana legal in Kansas City?
Medical marijuana was legalized in Kansas City in 2018, but it wasn’t until 2020 that they issued the first license. Today you’ll find that there are plenty of Kansas City dispensaries. And while they offer a variety of cannabis products, there are many products such as gummies that are still not legal to purchase even with a medical card in Kansas City.
There has been some talk about legalizing recreational marijuana use in Missouri, but as of right now it is illegal to possess marijuana without a medical card. In an effort to legalize recreational use you will likely see it on the 2022 ballot.
Where can I find a marijuana doctors in Kansas City?
The Missouri Medical Department of Health and Senior Services permits state-licensed physicians to provide you with a certification for your qualifying condition that requires marijuana for medical purposes. If you are unsure of where to find doctors in Kansas City you can start by asking your primary doctor if they are licensed to provide you with this, or you can do a simple search online for “medical marijuana doctors near me”. At Elevate Holistics, we have physicians that can provide you with a written certification from the comfort of your home through a telehealth appointment.
This convenient appointment will allow you to stay in the comfort of your own home while your asset. As a qualifying patient your certification will be electronically sent to the Missouri department portal along with all of the required information – physician information, qualifying medical condition, physician attestation and agreement, and physician signature and date. It’s a simple stress-free process to begin your application.
Is my Missouri medical marijuana card good in Kansas City?
Yes, because you live in the state of Missouri your Missouri medical marijuana card will be valid to use in Kansas City. You can purchase from a Kansas City dispensary.
Where is my nearest dispensary?
Not sure where to purchase medical marijuana in Kansas City? You’ll find plenty of options with a quick search online, there are just over 20 Kansas City dispensaries. As a registered cardholder you’ll need to have your card and ID when purchasing or if you have medical marijuana in your possession.
How long does it take to get a medical card in Kansas City?
The department can take up to 30 days to process applications for both patients and caregivers. Once the application is processed you’ll receive a confirmation by email. This will contain an application reference code or application ID number. If you do not receive this email, likely, you have not finished submitting your application and you’ll want to go back into the portal to ensure the application was submitted.
You’ll need to print out your medical card from the department as they are no longer mailing the cards to homes.
What are the qualifying conditions?
In order to qualify for medical marijuana in Kansas City, MO you’ll need to have a specific condition and the only doctor that can tell you is a marijuana doctor, Kansas City has plenty to choose from. If you’ve currently been taking medication to manage chronic pain or anxiety you’ll likely qualify for a medical card. But many other common qualifying conditions include various mental disorders, digestive disorders, glaucoma, cancer, insomnia, migraines, muscle spasms, and other types of chronic conditions. Only medical marijuana licensed doctors will know if you have a qualifying condition.
How much does it cost to get my medical card?
The cost of your medical marijuana card in Kansas City will only cost you $25.94. This card will be valid for 12 months and you’ll need to renew every year 30-60 days before its expiration day to prevent a lapse. However, you’ll also need to pay for an appointment with a medical marijuana doctor. At this time most insurance companies will not pay for this type of appointment. You’ll need to pay out of pocket. This amount varies depending on the doctor you choose.
The fee at Elevate Holistics for online HIPAA-compliant consultation with state-licensed physicians is only $75.
How do I renew my medical card?
It’s simple to renew your medical card in Missouri, but you’ll need to renew 60 to 30 days before the expiration date. Doing this allows you the necessary time to eliminate a lapse in your license since the department has 30 days to process applications.
How much medical marijuana am I allowed?
When you have a medical marijuana card in Kansas City, MO you are allowed to purchase up to four ounces of dried, unprocessed marijuana within 30 days. However if you purchase other types of products this amount will be reduced, such as THC infused products or marijuana concentrate. You can purchase up to 32 MME.
You can only purchase,
3.5 grams of marijuana equals 1 MME.
1 gram of marijuana concentrate equals 1 MME
100 mg of THC infused product equals 1 MME
There are some circumstances where you can be prescribed a larger amount than 4 ounces by your physician. If this is the case for you, then you’ll legally be able to purchase more and have it in your possession.
You are not allowed to carry weed in Kansas City without a medical card.
Is medical marijuana legal in Missouri?
Yes, medical marijuana is legal in Missouri. In 2022, residents also voted to legalize recreational marijuana, making cannabis fully legal in the Show-Me state for adults or those with a Missouri marijuana card.
How do I apply for my medical marijuana card?
To apply for your Missouri marijuana card, you will first need to have a board-certified physician fill out and approve a Physician Certification Form.
Then, you will take this certification to Missouri’s Complia application portal, where you will apply for your Missouri marijuana card.
How long does it take to process my application?
The state requires 30 days to process an application for a Missouri marijuana card.
How often can you go to a dispensary?
There isn’t a specific limit on how many times you can visit Missouri dispensaries. Instead, there’s a limit on how much product you can purchase. Missouri marijuana laws state that cardholders can buy up to four ounces of dried, unprocessed cannabis — or its equivalent — within a 30-day period.
Some patients may require more cannabis for their medical conditions. If this is the case, you must have two different physician certifications that state how much cannabis you need each month.
In Missouri, what conditions qualify for a medical marijuana card?
Below are the qualifying conditions for a Missouri marijuana card:
- Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment
- A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome
- Debilitating psychiatric disorders, including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, if diagnosed by a state-licensed psychiatrist
- Human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome
- A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to the prescription medication
- Any terminal illness AND/OR
- In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating, or other medical condition, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathies, sickle cell anemia, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome.
How long does it take to get a Missouri marijuana card?
From start to finish, the process of getting a Missouri marijuana card can take anywhere from two weeks to one month. The state has exactly 30 days to process your application, but it usually happens faster than that, depending on the number of applications.
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