Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get my AZ medical marijuana card?

Interested in getting a Medical Marijuana Patient Card?

 

Here’s how to do it.

 

A qualifying patient with one of the debilitating medical conditions, will need to get a written certification from a physician whether it be a medical doctor, osteopath, naturopath, or homeopath, licensed to practice in Arizona. The written certification has to be on a form provided by the AZDHS (Arizona Department of Health Services) and must be submitted to the AZDHS within 90 days. After obtaining the written certification from the physician, the qualifying patient can apply online for a registry identification card (AZDHS will only accept applications submitted online or the physician may submit it for a small fee).After AZDHS receives a complete application, AZDHS will issue a registry identification card to the patient within 10 business days.

 

Note: A qualifying patient will need to have medical records in the last 12 months and a present an Arizona ID or passport. If the patient does NOT have medical records within the last 12 months, you must see a doctor and receive medical records. The average cost for a doctor is $45-$60.

 

The following are qualifying conditions:

  • Cancer, Glaucoma, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Hepatitis C, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes: Cachexia or wasting syndrome; Severe and chronic pain; Severe nausea; Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy; Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis.

 

The state fees are listed and include:

  •  $150 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a qualifying patient. Some qualifying patients may be eligible to pay $75 for initial and renewal cards if they currently participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
  •   $200 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a designated caregiver. A caregiver must apply for a new card for every patient under their care (up to five patients).
  •   $10 to amend, change, or replace a registry identification card.

 

For more information visit www.azdhs.gov/medicialmarijuana

Physician offices in Arizona (for legal reasons we cannot recommend a specific clinic):

Dr. Christine Strong:  *Harvest Rewards Partner

www.cannabispatientcenter.com (480)777-5945

The Marijuana Doctor: * Harvest Rewards Partner

www.arizonamarijuanadr.com (480) 966-6537 or (602) 277-6537

AZ Medical Marijuana Certification Center:

www.arizonamedicalmarijuanaclinic.com(480) 994-0420

Green Cross Patient Center:

www.greencrosscenter.com (480) 420-6582

Southwest Medical Marijuana:

www.evaluationtoday.com (480) 656-2119

Arizona Medical Marijuana Clinic:

www.ArizonaMedicalMarijuanaClinic.com  (480) 994-0420

 

Once you receive your patient card in the mail, please be sure to come see at Harvest, no appointment is needed. We have patient advisors on staff that can answer any questions you may have. Also be sure to sign up on our website for our free membership rewards program. You will earn a point for every dollar that you spend that can be redeemed for free medicine and merchandise. You will also receive a one-time 5% discount. We carry 2 iPads that are available for your use if needed.

 

How to become a Harvest Rewards Member:

  • Go to Harvestofaz.com/rewards
  • Click on “Become a Member” and take our survey
      • Show the confirmation to the Receptionist on your next visit (on paper or on your phone)
      • Your profile will be updated to reflect your Membership and your points are retroactive
      • You will receive a coupon for 5% off your next purchase
      • You will receive a Harvest Loyalty Rewards Program Card, which can be used at partnering businesses to receive special Harvest ONLY discounts

Now you can start earning points to redeem for Harvest products and merchandise!

Are there any costs affiliated with getting my card?

The state fees are listed and include:

  •  $150 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a qualifying patient. Some qualifying patients may be eligible to pay $75 for initial and renewal cards if they currently participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
  •   $200 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a designated caregiver. A caregiver must apply for a new card for every patient under their care (up to five patients).
  •   $10 to amend, change, or replace a registry identification card.

How much marijuana am I legally allowed to purchase?

A qualifying patient or designated caregiver registered with ADHS will be able to obtain up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana in a 14-day period from a registered nonprofit medical marijuana dispensary.

How do I renew my card?

The state fees are listed and include:

 

All evaluation centers require medical records from the last 12 months. If you do not have your current medical records available, you may be recommended to a doctor offsite for an additional charge.

 

$150 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a qualifying patient. Some qualifying patients may be eligible to pay $75 for initial and renewal cards if they currently participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

$200 for an initial or a renewal registry identification card for a designated caregiver. A caregiver must apply for a new card for every patient under their care (up to five patients).

$10 to amend, change, or replace a registry identification card.

 

For more information visit www.azdhs.gov/medicialmarijuana

Physician offices in Arizona (for legal reasons we cannot recommend a specific clinic)

 

Schedule an appointment at one of the following to renew:

 

CANNABIS PATIENT EVALUATION CENTER

1-800-496-3024   www.cannabispatientcenter.com

$79 renewal (Harvest rewards members only)

 

Harvest Rewards Members can redeem points for a Gift Certificate towards this center for the following point values:

$10= 400 points       $20= 800 points      $30= 1,200 points

 

If you do NOT have medical records from the last year, they can recommend you to a specific doctor offsite associated with their office to obtain a medical record for an additional $45.

CPEC will provide you with an information sheet on how to process your paperwork through the state. If however you would like them to process it for you, they charge an additional $30.

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm

 

ARIZONA MEDICAL MARIJUANA CLINIC

480-994-0420    www.ArizonaMedicalMarijuanaClinic.com

$89 renewal (Harvest rewards members only)

If you do NOT have medical records from the past year, they have a chronic pain doctor onsite that can evaluate you for an additional charge of $49.

AZMMCC can send you an email after the doctor visit with easy steps on how to process paperwork through the state.

 

THE MARIJUANA DOCTOR

480-966-6537    www.arizonamarijuanadr.com

$75 renewal (Harvest rewards members only)

Must have medical records dated within the last 12 months. If you do not have any recent medical records, they have an onsite Pain Specialist offering physicals to help patients update their records for $50.

This facility can upload and process your application through the state for an additional $50.                           

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Saturday: 9am-5pm

 

GREEN CROSS PATIENT CENTERS

480-420-6582   www.greencrosscenter.com

$150 (renewal and initial cards)

Need medical records from the past year showing your qualifying condition and a doctor onsite will review these documents with you.

After your appointment, they will collect all documentation from your doctor visit and will file them with the State of Arizona Department of Health for you at no additional cost. This includes visit, scanning of documentation, picture, and filing to the state.

 

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday-Friday: 11am-3pm

Thursday: 11am-7pm closed for lunch from 3-4pm.

 

 

 

 

Are there membership fees?

There are no membership fees. Harvest is open to all qualifying patients. However, patients are invited to join the Harvest membership program to take advantage of special benefits only available to members. See the section on “Membership Program” for more information.