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Colorado Medical Marijuana Program – How To Apply

Colorado has been one of the first states that legalized the use of marijuana. Considering that 85% of U.S. public think that marijuana is beneficial for medical treatment and recreational pot usage is less controversial than ever. 61% of Americans support this idea. To support this fact, recent research has demonstrated that there are legitimate medical uses for marijuana and they have strong reasons to believe it can be beneficial for treating many conditions. Whether you have a medical reason, or you want to enjoy pot for recreational purposes, I am going to show you how to apply for Colorado medical marijuana card.

Medical-MarijuanaAll application submitted online with correct information will be processed within three business days. For example, if you input some incorrect data, this process may take longer. Make sure to complete this process personally. Otherwise, you may encounter problems, and your application will be denied. If you are prolonging the card, the date you should take into consideration, before it expires is when your application has been approved.

Starting from May 15, 2018, the fee will be increased to $25. If you are paying with a credit or debit card, you will be charged a small transaction fee, and the total amount will be $26.33.

 medical marijuana cardBefore you apply for a card, you need to check whether you are qualified. First of all, you need to be a Colorado resident and 18 or older and provide medical documentation that proves your condition. Also, minors how to have a qualifying medical condition can apply for a card. They must see two physicians who will confirm their status and provide physician certifications. Patients who have cancer, glaucoma, HIV or AIDS, cachexia, persistent muscle spasms, severe nausea and pain and PTSD can apply for a medical marijuana card.

The process of application is straightforward and requires a couple of steps. You just need to follow the instructions on the website and provide the necessary paperwork. First, you enter your information, then add physician certification and add cultivation information. The final step is payment. After you complete the registration, you need to check your email because you will receive a message telling you to log into your account. Once you log in to your account, you can print the card. Applicants who don’t use internet registration have to wait up to eight weeks to get the card.