It’s now legal for Connecticut patients with debilitating conditions to seek medical marijuana treatments. If you’re living in Branford, Conn., or New Haven County, it’s important that you’re aware of the qualifications before attempting to sign up for the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program.
The process is as follows:
To receive your medical marijuana card and gain access to a state-approved compassionate care center, your medical records must reflect that you’ve been diagnosed and treated for one of the following conditions:
Only your physician can certify you for the Medical Marijuana Program. You must have a bona fide relationship with the doctor who examines you. This means that they:
To certify you for a medical marijuana registration certificate, they’ll need your primary phone number and a valid email address. After that, it’s up to you to complete the application. You can always contact a compassionate care center if you need help with this process.
Your doctor must meet the following criteria to recommend you for medical marijuana use:
If your primary care physician is not qualified, or you need to find another doctor, use the convenient search option offered on MarijuanaDoctors.com. You can find health care professionals a short distance away and sort them by specialties.
With debilitating conditions, it’s often difficult to travel even to the doctor’s office. Connecticut allows patients to get medical marijuana examinations using telemedicine. Meet a doctor and get help from the comfort of your own home using live online video conferencing.