Patients struggling with debilitating conditions and painful symptoms are eligible to register for the Massachusetts Medical Use of Marijuana Program. That means residents of Brockton, Mass., who qualify can gain access to medicinal cannabis at local dispensaries.
To get your card, follow this simple process:
The program requires that all patients registered by certified as having one of the state’s mandated qualifying conditions. These include debilitating disorders accompanied by symptoms that have shown improvement through cannabis use.
The qualifying conditions include:
Other disorders can qualify if your doctor certifies that you have a debilitating condition.
The first step to registering for the Medical Use of Marijuana Program is the physician certification. You must have a bona fide relationship with your certifying doctor. At your medical marijuana examination, they will:
After this appointment, the DPH will contact you with your PIN number and give you instructions on how to complete the registration process.
Any physician you seek to certify you needs to meet the following conditions:
If you need help finding a doctor in Brockton or anywhere in Plymouth County, you can turn to MarijuanaDoctors.com. We have an extensive database of physicians who meet all the state’s criteria. You can read the doctors’ bios and make an informed decision about your healthcare.
Housebound patients or those whose health makes it difficult to travel can use the telehealth portal. This allows patients to meet qualified physicians using online audio-video feeds. After the initial in-person consult, all follow-ups can be conducted in the comfort and security of your own home.