Am I eligible for
Medical marijuana certification is possible for you in New Jersey if you have one of the eligible conditions below. Your medical marijuana card will need to be renewed every 12 months.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chronic pain related to musculoskeletal disorders
Chronic Pain of visceral origin
Intractable skeletal muscular spasticity*
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder*
*If the patient is resistant, or intolerant to, conventional therapy.
**If severe or chronic pain, severe nausea or vomiting, cachexia or wasting syndrome results from the condition or its treatment.
how to get medical marijuana in New Jersey
Bring your medical records to your visit with our state-approved physician and if you qualify, you will be provided certification that you suffer from one of the approved qualifying medical conditions.
Visit New Jersey's Medical Marijuana Registry and start your application using the reference number given to you by our physician. We charge $160 for your first 6-month visit and $30 for your following 6-month visit.
bECOMING A CAREGIVER
A patient who is certified for medical marijuana may elect up to two caregivers. If the patient has a condition that has progressed to a level that is too severe that they can't physically go a dispensary themselves, they may have a caregiver. Caregivers my purchase marijuana from a dispensary without the patient present.
Caregivers are required to submit fingerprints for a criminal background check.
Register by visiting New Jersey Medical Marijuana registry. Patients under the age of 18 are required to have a caregiver.
Complete the required Criminal Background Investigation Form which is accessible at the NJ Medical Marijuana registry.
Complete fingerprinting at a location provided per the instructions on the Criminal Background Investigation Form.
Return to the Patient/Caregiver Registry and pay for your medical card $100 or, if eligible for a reduced fee, $20.