Massachusetts Medical Marijuana

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Qualification

Who Qualifies for Medicinal Marijuana in Massachusetts

The medical marijuana program in Massachusetts has been enacted. At this time all the official rules have not been written

A qualifying marijuana patient in Massachusetts shall not be subject to arrest or prosecution, penalized in any manner, including, but not limited to, being subject to any civil penalty, or denied any right or privilege, including, but not limited to, being subject to any disciplinary action by a professional licensing board, for the palliative use of marijuana in Massachusetts. These patients must have a Massachusetts marijuana card.

How To Become A Medical Marijuana Patient In Massachusetts

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age
  2. Must be a resident in the state of Massachusetts with proof of residency
  3. The qualifying patient has been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating medical condition and has obtained medical records showing the diagnosis of that condition as outlined below for qualifying medical marijuana conditions.
  4. Once your physician has registered you with the DHSS as a qualifying patient, you must obtain a Massachusetts Medical Marijuana card from the state of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Qualifying Medical Marijuana Conditions

Cancer, glaucoma, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and other conditions as determined in writing by a qualifying patient’s physician.