To qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card in the State of Arizona. a you must have been been diagnosed with any of the following illnesses/conditions:
• Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
• Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
• Hepatitis C
• Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
• Crohn’s disease
• 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
Sample MMJ Card
There are two types of Qualified Patients: Adult Patients and Patients Under the Age of 18. For patients under 18, the patient’s custodial parent or legal guardian must be designated as his or her caregiver. Adult patients do not need to designate a caregiver. There are different requirements for an adult patient and patients under the age of 18. If you are a qualifying patient under the age of 18, please click here to visit Arizona Department of Health Services Website (Under 18 section).
If qualified as an adult patient, the following is what you will need to obtain your Medical Marijuana Card:
A current photograph of the patient. (Photograph must be taken no more than 60 calendar days before the submission of the application. Photograph must be capable of producing an image: 2 inches by 2 inches in size with minimum dimensions of 600×600 pixels and maximum dimensions of 1200×1200 pixels. In natural color That is a front view of the individual’s full face, without a hat or headgear that obscures the hair or hairline, with a plain white or off-white background That has between 1 and 1 3/8 inches from the bottom of the chin to the top of the head.
A copy of the patient’s: Arizona driver’s license issued on or after October 1, 1996; OR Arizona identification card issued on or after October 1, 1996; OR Arizona registry identification card; OR Photograph page in the patient’s U.S. passport; OR An Arizona driver’s license or identification card issued before October 1, 1996 AND one of the following: Birth certificate verifying U.S. citizenship, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, OR U.S. Certificate of Citizenship.
Signed and dated Medical Marijuana Patient Attestation. This must be downloaded from the ADHS website at http://www.azdhs.gov/medicalmarijuana/patients/adult.htm.
Physician-completed Medical Marijuana Physician Certification Form. This must be downloaded from the ADHS website at http://www.azdhs.gov/medicalmarijuana/physicians/.
A valid and current Visa or MasterCard for payment. A credit card, debit card, or pre-paid cards are accepted
The State of Arizona requires that the patient has seen a physician within the past 12 months to be certified. If the physician is unwilling to certify the patient for medical marijuana; your medical records from the previous 12 months from your physician can be provided to the certifying physician. This can happen one of three ways:
Bring your records with you to your appointment
Call your doctor and ask them to fax records directly to certification clinic
Sign a medical records release with certifying clinic and ask them to obtain your records
(If no prior records exist, contact certifying clinic for a list of referral physicians)
You should have your Medical Marijuana Card within 14 days. The Arizona Department of Health Services is so efficient; cards are generally issued sooner but please allow up to 14 days.
The Arizona Department of Health Services Medical Marijuana cards are valid for one year. 90 days prior to your card’s expiration date, you will receive an email reminding you about your upcoming expiration and to make arrangements for your renewal. Your new card will not become active until one day after your current card expires, even if you renew early.
If you are interested in obtaining your Arizona State Medical Marijuana Card, please contact one of the following certification doctors:
Phoenix office: 511 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix AZ, 85012, Phone: 602-277-MJDR (6537)
Tempe office: 49 W. Southern Ave, Ste #3, Tempe AZ, 85282, Phone 480-966-MJDR (6537)
Phone: 480.968.4208 | Address: 930 W. Broadway Rd. Suite #3, Tempe, AZ 85282 | Website: http://www.drreeferalz.com/