Today we’re here to provide a full guide to all things MMJ in Michigan. We’ll answer all the important questions that potential Michigan MMJ patients might have, including…Is MMJ legal in Michigan? What qualifies for medical marijuana in Michigan? How much does a Michigan MMJ card cost? How do I apply for a patient card for MMJ in Michigan? Where can I buy medical marijuana in Michigan? What can I get in Michigan MMJ dispensaries? And: can I grow my own marijuana in Michigan?
Let’s get started!
Is MMJ Legal In Michigan?
So, when and how did medical marijuana become legal in Michigan? The Michigan Compassionate Care Initiative was approved by Michigan voters in November 2008. The initiative legalized the use of medical marijuana for patients who had received a recommendation for MMJ treatment from a licensed physician.
Is Michigan Recreational Or Medicinal?
Both medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal in Michigan. The Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act was voted in by Michigan voters in November 2018. This act legalized the consumption of marijuana for adults over the age of 21.
How Easy Is It To Get A Med Card In Michigan?
The process of getting a med card in Michigan is straightforward and easy to navigate. You can complete the entire process online using an online telemedicine clinic and the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program web portal.
What Are The Qualifying Conditions For A Michigan Medical Marijuana Card?
What qualifies for medical marijuana in Michigan? You can get an MMJ card in Michigan if you have any of the following medical conditions:
- HIV Positive
- Hepatitis C
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Crohn’s Disease
- Agitation of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Nail Patella
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Tourette’s Disease
- Chronic Pain
- Cerebral Palsy
- A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or its treatment that produces 1 or more of the following:
- Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome
- Seizures (Including but not limited to those characteristic of epilepsy)
- Severe and Persistent Muscle Spasms (Including but not limited to those characteristic of multiple sclerosis)
How Much Does A Michigan MMJ Card Cost?
A Michigan medical marijuana card costs a $40 application fee. It is payable by check or money order to the State Of Michigan-MMMP.
How Do I Apply For A Patient Card For MMJ In Michigan?
You can get an MMJ card in Michigan by first having a consultation with a licensed medical professional at the MMJRecs online clinic. The consultation will take place via video call.
Once your suitability for MMJ treatment has been verified, you will be emailed a Michigan MMJ certificate within 24–48 hours. You must then complete and submit a Michigan MMJ application form on the State of Michigan Medical Marijuana Program website.
Where Can I Buy Medical Marijuana In Michigan?
You can buy a wide range of medical marijuana products in Michigan’s MMJ dispensaries. (Medical marijuana dispensaries in Michigan are called “provisioning centers”.) Some dispensaries in Michigan sell both medical and recreational marijuana products.
What Can I Get In Michigan MMJ Dispensaries?
Michigan MMJ dispensaries sell a wide range of medical marijuana products, including:
- Marijuana flower
- Infused products
How Much Medical Marijuana Can I Buy And Possess In Michigan?
In Michigan MMJ cardholders can buy and possess:
- 5 ounces of usable marijuana
- 15 grams of marijuana-infused product in a gaseous form
- 36 fluid ounces of marijuana-infused product in a liquid form
- 16 ounces of marijuana-infused product in a solid form
Can I Grow My Own Marijuana In Michigan?
It’s legal to cultivate up to 12 marijuana plants at home for recreational use in Michigan. Medical marijuana cardholders can grow an additional 12 plants.
Are Out-Of-State MMJ Cards Recognized In Michigan?
Michigan accepts out-of-state medical marijuana cards from states that allow MMJ card reciprocity. Visitors to Michigan who are over 21 can buy recreational marijuana in the state.
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