Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program is quite inclusive in the aspect that it allows in-state and out-of-state residents to receive short-term patient licenses. To qualify for a short-term medical marijuana license, see the following:
Permanent residents must be at least 18 years old to qualify. Younger patients under the age of 18 must have an authorized parent or guardian apply on their behalf.
Out-of-state patients with valid marijuana treatment cards from their respective state of residence must apply for a temporary 30-day card to continue their cannabis treatments in Oklahoma. Nonresidents with out-of-state patient cards cannot visit dispensaries in Oklahoma, nor are they authorized to use prescription cannabis or cannabis-infused products.
To qualify for a short-term patient license, applicants must see a qualified medical provider for a health recommendation. Out-of-state applicants require a valid out-of-state cannabis prescription card, recent photo, and proof of identity.
Permanent residents may also apply for temporary cards that are valid for up to 60 days. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements set forth by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority.
Qualifying patients who require a caregiver must have their certifying physician complete the caregiver authorization portion of the health recommendation form. Patients must also complete a caregiver designation form.
Questions and concerns are common among patients interested in becoming cannabis patients and receive treatment recommendations. Please take a moment to review the following questions we’ve put together to help clear up any uncertainties to make it easier and more convenient for patients to register with Oklahoma’s medical marijuana program.
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Adult marijuana patient license cards are valid for two years. Approved minors who want to retain access to medical marijuana programs must apply for an adult patient card by their 18th birthday.
Patients can submit a request for a replacement marijuana card through the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority online portal.
Patients can visit any state-licensed dispensary across the state. The following marijuana allotments and medical marijuana products are authorized for patients.
Minor cannabis patients are prohibited from entering any retail marijuana facility without their caregiver, parent, or guardian. Minors are also barred from using inhalable and smokable marijuana treatments without explicit authorization from their recommending physicians.
Caregivers are allowed for patients requiring assistance with their medical marijuana treatments. Qualified applicants include family members and individuals who normally help patients with their medical needs. Approved caregivers can purchase, prepare, administer, and cultivate marijuana treatments for approved patients. Caregivers are also allowed to transport their patients to the marijuana treatment centers of their choice.
Caregivers must provide acceptable proof of identity, residency, and photo and complete the caregiver designation form denoting their caregiver status for each patient under their care.
A single caregiver license is valid for up to 5 patients at any given time, and the validation for their caregiver status coincides with the expiration term of their patients. Minor patients can have up to two caregivers, though only one is required. Adult patients may designate a caregiver at their and their medical physician’s discretion.
Oklahoma is home to the largest population of medical cannabis dispensaries in the country. Patients can purchase various cannabis and marijuana-infused products from their dispensary of choice. To find the nearest marijuana treatment center, click here to use our Oklahoma dispensary locator.
Marijuana Doctors is here to help increase awareness of how beneficial marijuana is at alleviating many troublesome and persistent symptoms and medical conditions that can make daily living challenging and unpleasant. We vet medical providers across the country and state to ensure they are licensed, believe in the healing power of cannabis, and are ready to share that knowledge with patients.
With medical cannabis available in Oklahoma, there’s no need to suffer from pain, nausea, and other persistent, chronic, or debilitating symptoms. A valid medical marijuana patient license card is necessary before you can experience the positive effects for yourself. Ready to get started? Get one step closer to relief by contacting Marijuana Doctors today to book an appointment with a qualified medical provider.