How to Get Your Medical Marijuana Card in Pennsylvania

In the state of Pennsylvania, we can help you evaluate your eligibility for and potentially get a medical marijuana card. Every state is different, and Pennsylvania has fairly strict laws about medical marijuana use.

But our staff here at Elite Alternative Medicine will do whatever we can to ensure that you can get the care you need.

We now offer virtual appointments as well! These are available daily, contact us to schedule yours.


4 Steps to a Medical Marijuana Card in Pennsylvania

1) Get Your Medical Records

If you’ve been diagnosed with one of the below illnesses, make sure you get a copy of your medical records.

2) Register Online

Register on the online registry to start the process while you’re working on getting your medical records.

You only need a valid Pennsylvania ID for this- a Driver’s License or RealID card.

3) Make an Appointment

Make an appointment with one of our certified physicians. Bring your medical records and Patient ID to this appointment

4) Pay for Your Card

Once you receive physician approval, you access the registry to pay the $50 fee for your card.

Medical Marijuana Caregivers

When completing your application in the Medical Marijuana Registry, you can designate up to two caregivers to assist you in obtaining medical marijuana. Caregivers can be a spouse, a parent, or even a friend. Patients under the age of 18 are required to have a caregiver.

Caregivers also have to register for the medical marijuana program. All caregivers must complete a background check before being approved.

Pennsylvania Dispensaries

Pittsburgh has quite a few dispensaries for you to choose from once you have your card. Here are a few of them:

What Medical Conditions Allow You To Get Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Autism
  • Cancer, including remission therapy
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies
  • Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intractable seizures
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Neuropathies
  • Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • PTSD
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain
  • Sickle cell anemia
  • Other Terminal illnesses

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