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How to get a Washington D.C. Medical Marijuana Card

If you’re interested in getting a D.C. medical cannabis card and making purchases at the dispensary, the following steps will guide you through the process. The card is your key to the dispensary and we look forward to serving you. Feel free to contact our helpful staff if you need assistance at any stage of the process.


If you live in D.C. and need marijuana for medical reasons, you are eligible to participate! In the District, patients may obtain medical marijuana for any health condition with the approval of a doctor. Please note that patients visiting from other states are eligible to make purchases with your current patient certification.


The most important step is getting a physician recommendation for medical marijuana. When discussing medical cannabis with your doctor, it’s important to be honest about your health situation and explain why you believe medical cannabis treatment will be beneficial for you.


Once you’ve received your recommendation, you’ll need to complete a patient application. It’s a simple form that includes some basic information as well as two proofs of residency. Click here to see your options for proving residency and feel free to give us a call if you have questions. Participating physicians often provide assistance preparing and submitting your application. We’re available to help as well.


Once your application is submitted, you will typically receive your medical marijuana card in the mail within 3-4 weeks. As soon as your card arrives, you’re welcome to begin visiting the dispensary and making purchases. Our staff will be happy to assist you in selecting the best products for your specific condition and symptoms.


We love hearing from new patients and we’re happy to answer any questions you have about the program. Call us today at 202-670-4420 and we’ll walk you through the process from beginning to end. Hope to hear from you soon!