If you’re considering medical cannabis as an alternative or augmentation to your current medical regimen, it’s easy to register and obtain a Missouri Medical Card. This card, valid for one year, will allow you to purchase medical marijuana at any Missouri licensed dispensary and may also allow you special dispensation to grow cannabis plants for your own usage. This quick guide will help you navigate the process.
Locate a physician using the directory of Missouri physicians below, or schedule an appointment with your regular physician.
Consult with your physician to ensure that medical marijuana is right for you.
Ask your physician to complete the Physician Certification Form and submit it within 30 days from your appointment. (The form must be submitted within 30 days to be valid
4.Complete your application by including the following:
Indicate if the patient is seeking authority to cultivate medical marijuana.
Submit Patient Application with all required items, including your application fees (detailed below).
Please note that Missouri will only accept online MMMP patient registry via the MO DHSS webpage. Walk-in or mailed applications, documents, and payments will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant by certified mail.
Be sure to bring a printed or digital copy of your DHSS-issued ID card and a photo ID with you to the dispensary so you can present them to the staff. Patients or caregivers may purchase medical marijuana from SWADE (a Missouri licensed dispensary) totaling up to the monthly purchase limit amount.
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Uncertain about the monthly purchase limit? Use the Missouri Marijuana Equivalency Units (MMEs) to easily check your purchase of dried marijuana, concentrate, or THC infused products.