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How to Get Legal Cannabis in Arizona

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How to Legally Get Medical Cannabis in Arizona

Arizona allows persons 18 or older to get a medical marijuana card (“green card”). As long as the person has at least one qualifying condition they can qualify for an Arizona medical marijuana card. With the card, they can visit any of the dispensaries in Arizona and purchase up to two and a half ounces of marijuana every two weeks.

Learn How to Legally Get Medical Cannabis in Arizona

You Can Be Any Age

Persons of any age can qualify for an Arizona medical marijuana card. However, minors must have a parent or guardian co-sign the minor’s use of marijuana as a health treatment.

You Must Be an Arizona Resident

You must provide a valid government issued ID to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) to prove that you have an Arizona address.

You Must Have a Qualifying Condition

You must have at least one or more qualifying conditions to get approval from a state licensed doctor. Here is a list of Arizona’s qualifying conditions.
– Cancer
– Glaucoma
– HIV
– AIDS
– Hepatitis C
– Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
– Crohn’s disease
– Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
– A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes:
– Cachexia or wasting syndrome
– Chronic pain (arthritis, migraines, etc)
– Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
– Severe nausea
– Seizures, including those from epilepsy
– Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis

You Must Get a Doctor’s Approval

You must visit a state-licensed doctor to get your qualifying condition validated. Then the doctor can approve you for medical marijuana use.

Contact an Arizona medical marijuana doctor to schedule an appointment for a medical marijuana card or if you have any questions.

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