Luckily for all those with a qualifying condition, research into the benefits of MMJ is ongoing. New discoveries are constantly being made about MMJ treatment, but we already know that MMJ is useful for a wide variety of conditions, including PTSD, chronic pain, and epilepsy.
For those with a medical marijuana (MMJ) card, the ability to purchase MMJ legally, safely, and affordably is a reality. In states with a well-run MMJ program, such as Missouri, MMJ products can be purchased at dispensaries, which ensure their stock is up to a high standard. The best part is that you don’t need to be put off by the Missouri MMJ card cost. A MO medical marijuana card is not extremely expensive, and should be accessible for the majority of people.
How much is a Missouri MMJ card?
MMJRecs can help you complete your Missouri MMJ card certification completely online, for $99 (plus $25 for the card itself). The cost of the MMJ card fee itself is set and is state-wide, meaning that this is the cheapest Missouri medical card price you will find.
While the state of Missouri does not issue physical cards, you will receive an email that you can print off yourself and use in Missouri dispensaries. This is the only way to legally purchase Missouri MMJ products.
So, now that you’ve seen that the cost for a MO marijuana card is relatively low – how do you apply? Next, we’ll quickly outline the application process for a Missouri MMJ card so you can familiarize yourself with the main steps and understand what the costs cover.
How Do I Apply For A Medical Card In Missouri?
As we have established, the cost of the Missouri medical card is $25 – but you will also need to pay for a medical consultation with a licensed state physician who will certify your application, and this adds an extra fee to the process. Without certification from a medical professional, your application will not be valid, so this is incredibly important.
The best way to complete this consultation is through the MMJRecs portal via telemedicine. Holding this appointment online removes the need for you to travel to your local physician and is much more convenient.
To apply, you need to complete the following steps:
- Register on the MMJRecs site for the online clinic
- Create a new patient login (you will need to provide a copy of your ID/driver’s license at this stage)
- Fill out the short questionnaire provided with the relevant medical information
- Complete your medical consultation online (roughly 10 minutes)
- Check your email for confirmation of approval for an MMJ card, and for your Missouri patient identification card (MO MMJ card)
- Print your MO MMJ card and purchase your favorite MMJ products at your local dispensary!
The application process is relatively straightforward and streamlined. If you think MMJ treatment would be suitable for you, it’s definitely worth applying for a card. Once you discuss your medical condition with a physician, they will be able to advise you on the benefits of MMJ treatment and the things to consider when undergoing it, as well as answering any questions you may have.
If you’re unsure whether you qualify, here is a reminder of some of the eligible conditions for a Missouri MMJ card:
- Persistent migraines
MMJ can provide great relief for those who suffer from pain caused by a variety of conditions, whether physical or mental. Some chronic medical conditions and terminal illnesses that don’t fall into the categories above are also likely to qualify you – they simply require a doctor’s judgement first.
Now that we’ve discussed MO MMJ card qualifying conditions, the application process, and the fees involved, we hope you have some more clarity on what you need to do next! Getting an MMJ card has never been easier, and MMJ treatment can be life-changing for people who have tried many other medical approaches without luck. MMJ is safe, legal, and affordable in the state of Missouri, so why not apply for your card today and give it a try?
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