Frequently Asked Questions

To find a medical marijuana doctor near you, you can follow the easy steps given below:

1. Search online: You can search online along with your location.

2. Use online directories: There are various online directories that provide information on medical marijuana doctors in different locations.

3. Check with your state’s medical marijuana program: If you live in a state with a medical marijuana program, you can check their website for a list of approved doctors.

4. Ask for recommendations: You can ask your friends, family members, or acquaintances who have used medical marijuana if they can recommend a doctor.

5. Contact a medical marijuana clinic: There are clinics that specialize in medical marijuana and may be able to provide you with a list of doctors in your area.

A $20 Medical Card is usually referred to as a wallet-sized plastic id card provided in addition to the medical marijuana recommendation letter. The information mentioned on the $20 plastic id card has limited information about the cardholder and his/her recommendation.

To obtain an online medical cannabis card in California, you will need to have:

1. Qualifying medical conditions including cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, and other chronic illnesses

2. A government-issued ID such as a driver’s license or passport, and about $39

3. All you need to do then is follow our 3 easy steps

No, your California medical marijuana card is only valid in California state. Some states have reciprocity agreements, allowing out-of-state medical marijuana cardholders to access medical cannabis, but this is not the case in all states.

To renew your medical marijuana card in California, all you need is:

  • Working internet connection and mobile phone
  • Hop onto Californiammjcarddoctor.com
  • Fill out a prequalification form online
  • You will then be connected with a licensed physician who will evaluate your condition over a phone or video call
  • Upon approval, you will receive your renewal within a few minutes

A medical marijuana recommendation is valid for 12 months. That means the patient has to renew the recommendation after every year.

No, a medical marijuana recommendation is not the same as a prescription. Prescriptions are written by licensed healthcare providers and are only for FDA-approved medications, which do not include marijuana. Medical marijuana recommendations, on the other hand, are issued by licensed healthcare providers for the use of medical marijuana to treat specific medical conditions.

A medical marijuana recommendations costs $39 in California. This includes the virtual consultation with the licensed medical health professional and the PDF of the recommendation which is sent via email to the patient. This recommendation needs to be renewed after every 12 months. If the patient requires a hard copy of the recommendation, he/she can opt for the $49 medical marijuana recommendation.

It only takes a few minutes to get a medical card in California. The three-step telemedicine process allows patients to get evaluated by licensed physicians online without even stepping outside their houses. At California MMJ Card Doctor, you receive your medical card on the same day.

A medical marijuana recommendation is a document that is issued by a licensed healthcare provider, such as a physician or nurse practitioner, stating that a patient may benefit from the use of medical marijuana to treat a specific medical condition.