To begin the application process, you must register for the Medical Marijuana Program and set up a profile in the Patient and Caregiver Registry. Click here to head over to the state website to begin the process of becoming a part of the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program.
You must be a resident of Pennsylvania with proof of residency from a valid PA driver’s license or state-issued ID with your current address. If you meet these requirements, you can register for the program.
After registering, complete an in-person examination with a registered physician in the Medical Marijuana Program to confirm that you suffer from one of the 21 qualifying medical conditions.
Once approved by a registered physician, you will receive a certificate from your physician. The final step is to pay a $50 processing fee for the medical marijuana ID card. After receiving your ID card, you can use it to purchase medical marijuana from an approved Department of Health medical marijuana dispensary in Pennsylvania.
To begin the application process, head over to the state website by clicking the registration button below. You will need to create a patient profile in the Department of Health’s patient registry. After you’ve registered successfully, click “find a physician” to view a list of all approved practitioners in Pennsylvania.
To obtain a certificate from an approved practitioner, you must be suffering from one of the 21 serious medical conditions. Click the button below to see if your condition is on the list. If you’re unsure of your situation, click on “events” below for upcoming medical card sign-ups and informational events.
Having trouble registering on the state website? Confused about the application process? Have any general questions? Please contact us by clicking below, and we’ll do our best to lend a hand. If you’re already approved, click the second button below to find a Restore dispensary near you!
In your patient application, you may designate up to two caregivers to assist you in obtaining medical marijuana. Caregivers may be a spouse, parent, or friend. Patients under the age of 18 are required to have a caregiver.
Caregivers must also register for the medical marijuana program, and complete a background check before being approved.