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Once we meet with you in person and the Doctor determines you qualify, you will be entered into the medical marijuana use registry system with the New York State Department of Health
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Once entered into the medical marijuana use registry you'll be able to finalize the steps needed to secure your New York State medical marijuana card. We will help you through the entire process!
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Summary of New Yorks New Medical Marijuana Law (S7923/A6357-E)
Under New York’s new medical marijuana law, a patient who has been certified by a healthcare provider to use medical marijuana will register with the New York State Department of Health and receive a patient identification card. Specially approved organizations — such as hospitals or community health centers — will dispense the medical marijuana to registered patients, under DOH supervision.
How Do Patients Qualify to Be Part of the Program?
- Must be resident of NY or is being treated in NY.
- Must be being treated in NY for the condition for which you are seeking medical marijuana.
- Must be certified by a NY physician who has registered with DOH to recommend medical marijuana (means that the doctor has completed a 2-4 hour training course and filed paperwork with the DOH).
- Should be under a doctors care for the condition for which you are seeking medical marijuana
- Your doctor must believe and be willing to certify that you will receive some therapeutic or palliative benefit from medical marijuana.
- Must have a qualifying condition as defined by the law.
- Must obtain a registry identification card from the Department of Health (DOH) and carry their patient registry card at all times that they are in possession of medical marijuana. If you aren't sure if you qualify, call us 8003039916. WE CAN HELP!
What Medical Conditions Qualify for Medical Marijuana in New York?
- A qualifying condition is defined as: having one of the following debilitating or life-threatening conditions: cancer, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinsons disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication or intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, neuropathies, Huntingtons disease, or as added by the commissioner; and (ii) any of the following conditions where it is clinically associated with, or a complication of, a condition under this paragraph or its treatment: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe or chronic pain; severe nausea; seizures; severe or persistent muscle spasms; or such conditions as are added by the commissioner
- Conditions that must be considered by the Commissioner for inclusion in 18 months: Alzheimers, muscular dystrophy, dystonia, post-traumatic stress disorder and rheumatoid arthritis.
- Any other condition can be added by the Commissioner at any time.