How much does a medical marijuana card cost in New York?
The New York Department of Health has permanently waived all medical cannabis application fees for all patients and their designated caregivers.
What are the qualifications for a medical marijuana card in New York?
As of January 2022, there is no longer a list of qualifying conditions that a patient must meet to be certified for medical marijuana. If the certifying medical practitioner deems it necessary for the patient’s treatment, that patient may be eligible for the use of medical cannabis.
How long does it take to get a New York medical marijuana card?
Once your application is approved, you’ll receive a temporary card you can use for up to 30 days. You’ll receive your medical marijuana card in the mail in about 7-10 days from the date of approval.
Where can I find my temporary New York medical marijuana card?
Once the application process is complete, log into your account at my.NY.gov, and select "Health Applications," and then the "Medical Cannabis Data Management System." Click on the three white lines on the top-left side of the screen. Select the "My Temporary Card" option from the drop-down menu. Select the blue link to open and print your temporary ID card.
How long is my medical marijuana card good for in New York?
Your medical marijuana card is valid for 12 months in New York. The physical recommendation from the physician may be good for up to 12 months, after which the physician can extend the certification within the Medical Cannabis Data Management System.
A patient’s medical card remains active as long as they have an active certification from a provider. Length of certification is at the discretion of the provider.
How do I register as a medical marijuana caregiver in New York?
A patient must first designate you as a caregiver during their registration process. Once the patient has been approved, the caregiver will need to register with the New York Office of Cannabis Management. Click here for more information on how to register as a patient caregiver.
How much medical marijuana can I purchase during my New York dispensary visits?
A patient and their designated caregiver may purchase up to a 60-day supply of medical marijuana products in New York. This amount is dictated by the certifying physician.
Can I visit multiple New York dispensaries in one day?
There is no limit in New York to the number of dispensaries you can visit per day. However, dispensaries will have a record of how much medical marijuana a patient has purchased that day, and they will not dispense more than the state-allowed amount.