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Online Medical Marijuana Card

Nov 27

Here are the steps to follow if you're eligible for the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program.

If you have an online medical marijuana card and have been diagnosed by a registered health care practitioner with the program with at least one condition, you may be eligible.

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  • Tourette's syndrome, a neurological disorder, is responsible for the development of

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), is a type of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

  • Seizures such as those that are associated with epilepsy

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS), can cause severe and persistent muscle spasms.

  • Crohn's Disease and other inflammatory bowel conditions

  • You have a terminal disease if your life expectancy is less than one year.

  • Intractable discomfort

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), is a form of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • Autism

  • Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is a type of obstructive sleep apnea.

  • Alzheimer's disease affects people.

  • Long-lasting pain

  • Sickle cell disease can be described as a form of sickle cell disease.

  • Tic disorder, verbal or motor * If you are experiencing severe or persistent pain, nausea, severe vomiting, cachexia, or severe wasting due to your condition or treatment.


Before you can apply for the program, a doctor, physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse must first verify your condition.

  • To schedule an appointment, contact your doctor, physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse. They are the only medical professionals who can confirm your condition.

  • The OMC doesn't keep track of who participates in the program. You are responsible for scheduling an appointment with licensed health care providers.

  • You can download and print the Patient Email and Acknowledgement form (PDF)

  • Please fill in the following fields for the Acknowledgement and Patient Email Forms

  • Please fill in the email address that you would like to receive confidential messages about your health. If you don't have an email account at work, consider creating one before your appointment.

  • This form should be brought to your appointment and handed to your doctor.

  • Request a summary of your visit and a list of all medications that you are currently taking during your appointment. These documents should be brought with you when you go to get your medical marijuana.

After your appointment with your doctor, you will receive an email from OMC containing the following information:

  • Confirmation from your health care provider.

  • Unique registration link for the Medical Cannabis Patient Registry


Once you have received your certification email, you will be able to register. Before you click the Register button, gather the following information:

  • Examples of government-issued ID include state ID, driver's license, and passport.

  • If you want to apply for the discount fee, you must provide proof that you are receiving Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability (including those who have transitioned into retirement benefits), medical aid, MinnesotaCare or IHS, Railroad Disability, VA dependency, and indemnity Compensation, or Veteran's Disability benefits.

  • Use a smartphone with a camera to capture/scan photos of your IDs.

  • You can pay the annual registration fee by check or credit/debit card. U.S. Bank accepts all payment methods.

  • After your account is approved, you will receive an email. You can then proceed to Step 3: Receive, which is the last step of the process.


To purchase medical cannabis, you must first complete a Patient Evaluation on your Registry account. If you are younger than 18 years old or have a caregiver, you must fill out this form.

Go to:

  • Log in to your Medical Cannabis Patient Registry Account.

  • You must complete a Patient Self-Evaluation every time you desire medical cannabis.

  • When you visit a Cannabis Patient Center, bring your appointment summary along with the list of medicines currently prescribed to your doctor.

At the Cannabis Patient Center, you will meet with a qualified pharmacist who will:

  • Review your self-evaluation, practitioner appointment summary, as well as the list of medications that you are currently taking.

  • Create a unique recommendation for medical cannabis dosage.