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:
The state fees are listed and include:
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.
There are no membership fees. Harvest is open to all qualifying patients.