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How to Obtain a Medical Marijuana Card in Washington DC

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If you are looking to legally obtain a medical marijuana card in Washington D.C. look no further.

Washington D.C. has offered its medical marijuana program for the past five years and allows medical professionals to issue medical marijuana cards to patients who qualify within the district.

For more information on the steps you need to take in order to obtain a medical marijuana card and for information on which providers near you provide this service read below.

What is a Medical Marijuana Card?

A medical marijuana card allows you to legally obtain marijuana from dispensaries in Washington D.C.

How to Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card?

  • Find a Verified Physician

The first step to qualify for a medical marijuana card is to speak with a healthcare professional who has been verified by the Department of Health.

Your doctor should then give you a recommendation number which you will need to use to submit an application for your card.

  • Submit an Application

Once you have a recommendation number you will need to submit an application to The Department of Health.

You will need to provide a photo headshot, a copy of your ID and two documents proving your Washington D.C. residence.

Lastly, there is a $100 application fee for most applicants.

  • Receive and Purchase

Once you have received your medical marijuana card you are able to legally purchase marijuana from any dispensary within Washington D.C.

Please note along with your medical marijuana card you will also need a government issues ID.

Washington D.C.’s Five Dispensaries

There are five medical marijuana dispensaries available to qualifying consumers in the Washington D.C. area.

  • Metropolitan Wellness Center
  • Takoma Wellness Center
  • Herbal Alternatives
  • National Holistic Healing Center
  • Capital City Care

If you are interested in obtaining a medical marijuana card but don’t know where to start, look no further than Capital Medical Associates.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Rashbaum call Capital Medical Associates today at (202)552-1912.

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