Medical Marijuana FAQ

Which medical conditions qualify me for a medical marijuana card?

The qualifying conditions to obtain certification for medical marijuana in Maryland include:

  • Cachexia
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV/AIDS with debilitating symptoms
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Severe or chronic muscle spasms
  • Seizures
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Wasting syndrome
  • Other severe conditions where traditional methods have been ineffective

Can I purchase medical marijuana from Emerald Health Advocates?

No - we are a healthcare provider that is licensed to evaluate medical marijuana certification.

For a list of licensed dispensaries, click here.

Will my health insurance cover the cost of my certification?

Currently, most or all health insurance companies do not cover the costs associated with medical marijuana.

Do I have to be a Maryland resident?

Yes - Maryland law currently states that you must be a resident to receive a medical marijuana certification.

How long is my medical marijuana card valid?

Once you receive your registration from the state of Maryland, it lasts for a duration of 2 years. Afterward once you see your healthcare provider for your certification, that certification lasts 1 year and must be used within 120 days of issue date.

My medical marijuana card expired. Can I receive a new one?

Yes. Please schedule an appointment with our team to recertify. Our fee for recertification is $150, and $125 for veterans.

Click here to learn from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission.

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