Online Marijuana Doctor | Apothecare Ann Arbor, MI

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  • First Visit: $89
  • Booking Fee: $0
  • Follow Up Visit: $89
  • Visit Length: 30 minutes
  • Renewal: $100
  • Insurance Accepted: No
  • Discount Price: $0
  • Years in Practice: 5
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  • English
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Both recreational and medical marijuana is available in Michigan. Medical cannabis may provide relief for patients who have debilitating chronic health conditions, pain, and symptom management needs that are not met by prescription medications.

Dr. Lisa from Apothecare in Ann Arbor, Michigan provides online health evaluations. Patients who want to apply for certification as a medical cannabis user in MI must complete a health evaluation to receive a recommendation from a medical practitioner. The evaluation is conducted privately via video call. Dr. Lisa will review your health history, current symptoms, and prescription medications.

If Dr. Lisa completes the evaluation and feels that medical cannabis may have some therapeutic benefit for your wellness needs, she will provide a letter of recommendation for you. This is the first step in getting a medical marijuana card online in Michigan. The letter of recommendation is sent to the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA).

There is a consultation fee that is payable for the online medical evaluation. The state of Michigan can take up to 6 weeks to process and mail you your medical marijuana card. However, you can legally possess cannabis 21 days after the MRA has taken payment. Patients who do not receive their card should contact the Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA).

For more information, please visit Apothecare Ann Arbor.

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Wednesday: 12:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 12:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 12:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pre-Visit Requirements
  1. All patients must be 18 years or older. Minor patients who are inquiring about treatment, please call the office directly.
  2. The patient must be a legal resident of MI.
  3. To obtain your medical records, complete a medical records release, and send it to the doctor who has your records.
  4. Please call the office if you have any questions. The knowledgeable staff at Apothecare Ann Arbor can help with all things related to medical marijuana in MI.

 

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We view cannabis as medicine.

Learn how cannabis and other plants can help you. Set up a private medical consultation with our licensed in-house physician to learn more.

 

Lisa Profera, MD, PLLC

 

Beyond recreational use, the State of Michigan recognizes cannabis as an effective treatment for many medical conditions that cause chronic pain, nausea, spasms, seizures, and much more. We carefully breed and nurture our cultivars to provide the desired effects of uplifting, relaxing, or balancing the mind and body. 

 

Whether you want to try cannabis for the first time or you’re an educated patient, our medical team and expert Apothecarists are here to help guide your journey towards better health. Start by setting up a private virtual medical consultation with our licensed in-house physician, Dr. Lisa, by filling out the form below. She offers 15-minute and 30-minute consultations.

 

15-minute medical card certification: $89

  • Physician certification for a new med card or renewal of med card

 

30-minute in-depth conversation and medical card certification: $150

  • Physician certification for a new med card or renewal of med card

  • Education and guidance for suggested cannabis products for your medical condition(s)

  • Suggestions for other natural whole-plant solutions for your health concerns

  • Referrals to other alternative health practitioners (chiropractors, massage therapists, functional medicine practitioners, etc) where appropriate

  • Detailed summary of your visit

If Recreational Cannabis is Legal In Michigan Why Should I Get an MMJ Card?

There are a number of advantages to having a medical marijuana card in Michigan if you are a patient who has a qualifying health condition. Not everyone can get an MMJ card, but if your symptoms or chronic health diagnosis qualifies, it can save you a lot of money.
Medical marijuana dispensaries provide high-quality and regulated cannabis and CBD products at a discount for patients. Medical marijuana cardholders in Michigan do not have to pay the 10% excise tax that is charged on Adult-Use or recreational purchases.

Medical cannabis dispensaries are focused on patient care. They create a patient profile, with communication from your physician, to suggest strains and product intake methods that are customized for your needs. Medical cannabis dispensaries are also an “essential service,” like a conventional pharmacy, and are not impacted by health emergency closures (providing online ordering and curbside pick-up or delivery).

Can I Get Advice on Different Types of Medical Marijuana from the Doctor?

Every patient has unique health and symptom management needs. Depending on the symptom profile of the patient, Dr. Lisa may suggest certain types of medical cannabis and strains that could be beneficial for a variety of health symptoms, including:

There is an expansive list of health conditions that may qualify a patient from Michigan to get a medical marijuana card. Learn more about the other types of health diagnoses or symptoms. Also, note that patients with rare diseases or uncommon symptoms and conditions may still qualify to participate in the Michigan medical marijuana program. Physicians can recommend a patient for other health and symptom management needs.

  • A friendly and non-judgemental medical provider
  • Veterans and Seniors receive a 10% discount
  • Assistance with Michigan medical marijuana certifications and renewals
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