Medical marijuana has been shown to improve the quality of life for many patients struggling with painful conditions and severe symptoms. For Fremont, Calif., residents to gain access to local dispensaries, you’ll need to apply for your Medical Marijuana Identification Card.
Cannabis was recently legalized for recreational use. However, there are still benefits to being a medical marijuana patient:
It’s important to understand the criteria the California Department of Public Health uses to determine who can be a part of the state’s Medical Marijuana Program.
To qualify, you must:
When applying, you’ll need to submit a doctor’s letter of recommendation with your application. This letter will show:
One letter of recommendation will be given to you, and a copy will be kept in your medical records. At your appointment, you’ll also need to sign a medical release so the proper authorities can process your application.
If you’re looking for a doctor to perform your medical marijuana evaluation, there are options in Fremont. Make sure that any doctor you meet is:
For help finding doctors in Alameda County, take advantage of our convenient search option. Using your city name or zip code, you can browse bios of local doctors and find the best fit for you. You can also use the telehealth portal to arrange an online appointment, which you can attend from your home using online video chats.