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How to Become a Marijuana Patient in Arizona

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How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in AZ

To become a medical marijuana patient in Arizona a person must be:

18 years or older (or have your legal guardian registered as your caregiver)
– Must have a valid Arizona Driver’s License or Arizona Identification Card
– Must have an Arizona residential address
– Must have a minimum of one qualifying condition listed below:

  •      Cancer
  •      Glaucoma
  •      Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
  •      Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (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;
  •      Severe and chronic pain (e.g. arthritis, migraines, etc);
  •      Severe nausea;
  •      Seizures, including those characteristic of epilepsy;
  •      Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis
  •      Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

– Must have your medical records for at least the previous 12 months. Furthermore, those medical records must include the diagnosis of your qualifying medical condition.

If you meet the above criteria then schedule an appointment with a marijuana doctor office to get qualified to use medical marijuana. Once qualified, the person will receive a medical marijuana card in the mail. With the card they can purchase marijuana from any Arizona dispensary.

To learn more read: “How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card”