Take the first step toward wellness
Are you looking to get your medical marijuana card in Lee’s Summit? It can be confusing if you’ve never gone through the process. But when you know what to expect, the process of getting your card is easier. And you can have your card within 30 days of submitting your application. But there are some things that you’ll need to know before you get started.
Lee’s Summit medical marijuana
Medical marijuana has been helping people with various health conditions get relief from their symptoms. These conditions include cancer, terminal illness, chronic pain, nausea, anxiety, IBS, and many other health conditions.
A medical card allows you to purchase medical marijuana from any Lee’s Summit dispensary or any Missouri dispensary. You’ll find that every dispensary offers a variety of products to choose from, including unprocessed medical marijuana, marijuana concentrates, CBD products that contain cannabis, and THC-infused products.
You are limited to the amount of products that you can purchase even with your card, and it is essential that you always have your card on you when you purchase or have marijuana on you.
How can I get a medical marijuana card in Lee’s Summit?
Do you qualify to get your medical marijuana card in Lee’s Summit? It can be confusing to know if your medical condition is on the list of qualifying conditions. The first step to getting your medical condition is to schedule an appointment with a qualified medical marijuana card. The doctor will determine if your medical condition is a qualifying condition and write you a certification.
Once you’ve been certified you’ll be able to complete your application. This can all be done online through the DHSS website. It will take up to 30 days to process your application, and if you’ve been approved you’ll be able to print out your medical license from the portal.
Medical marijuana doctors
There are plenty of licensed doctors to choose from in Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas. The easiest visit can be done without ever leaving your home. At Elevate Holistics we offer in-home telehealth services. This convenient and secured visit will only take 30 minutes, and the doctor will electronically send your certification to the department.
Qualifying conditions to get a mmj card
Do you have qualifying conditions for a medical card in Missouri? In order to get a medical card in Lee’s Summit, MO you’ll need to have a qualifying medical condition. Many people that suffer from chronic and severe pain will qualify. The list of qualifying medical conditions is fairly long and includes anxiety, mental disorders, digestive disorders, glaucoma, cancer, insomnia, migraines, and muscle spasms. The only way that you’ll know if your condition is on the list is to schedule an appointment with a licensed and approved cannabis doctor.
How much does a medical card cost in Lee’s Summit?
There are two different fees that you’ll be required to pay when applying for a medical card in Lee’s Summit – an application fee and the cost of a medical marijuana doctor visit.
The application is a non-refundable fee, so if you are denied you will not get your money back. The standard fee for a medical card is $25.98 and $102.30 for a cultivation license and both are valid for a year. You’ll need to renew your card each year. No matter which type of license you get there are limits to how much you can buy, carry and grow.
The cost of your doctor’s visit will depend on the doctor. If you schedule a secured telehealth visit with Elevate Holistics you can expect to pay between $75 – $100 for the visit.
How long is my card valid for?
Your Missouri mmj card is valid for one year. You’ll need to renew your card 60 days before the expiration date listed on your card. This will give you enough time to make your appointment with a licensed cannabis doctor, complete the application, and 30-day processing time without a lapse.
What am I allowed to purchase with my medical marijuana card?
You’ll have many options of medical marijuana strains and products to choose from including topical waxes, gummies, THC-infused products, chocolates, and drinks. With so many options it can become overwhelming to make a decision. Take your time to talk with the dispensary employee, as different products can affect you differently. Their knowledge about the products will help you choose the best product for you.
Missouri limits you to purchasing 4 ounces of medical marijuana in 30 days, or 32 MME’s. MME’s are the measurements that help to break down the different types of products you can purchase and the amounts.
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
Dispensaries in Lee’s Summit
Looking for the best Lee’s Summit dispensaries? With over 192 Missouri dispensaries you don’t have any trouble finding your favorite dispensary. Your medical card allows you to buy from any throughout the state of Missouri. Elevate Holistics has partnered with local dispensaries in Lee’s Summit and surrounding areas. You’ll find that these dispensaries are knowledgeable about their variety of marijuana products. This will prove to be helpful to learn about your options, how they will affect you and which ones are best for your symptoms.
Am I allowed to have a caregiver in Lee’s Summit?
Want to learn how to become a caregiver in Missouri? You’re allowed to have up to three caregivers in Lee’s Summit that will be authorized to purchase and possess marijuana on your behalf. Caregivers will need to be 21 years or older, be responsible for managing their well-being and be a resident of Missouri.
What are the rules regarding growing my own medical marijuana?
You are allowed to grow up to six flowering plants with a cultivation permit. This does not allow you to sell medical marijuana, it’s meant for your personal use. There are some security regulations that must be followed.
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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