The Massachusetts State Medical Marijuana Program has approved the use of cannabis for patients with the following severe, debilitating or life-threatening conditions:
• Cancer – Glaucoma – HIV or AIDs – Hepatitis C – ALS – Parkinson’s Disease – Crohn’s Disease – MS – Anxiety
• Other debilitating conditions as determined by a qualifying patient’s healthcare provider
5 Steps for patient access
HOW TO REGISTER
CONTACT YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
Contact your practitioner to see if medical marijuana may help. Practitioners must be registered with DPH in order to issue you a certification.
For more information on the MA Medical Use of Marijuana Program, Click Here
OBTAIN PATIENT CERTIFICATION
Obtain patient certification from a registered practitioner if appropriate for your condition.
REGISTER WITH MA VIRTUAL GATEWAY
Register on Virtual Gateway with this link and then create your account in the MMJ Online system with the PIN given by your Health Care Provider. Your ID card will arrive in the mail a few days after registration.
DESIGNATE A CAREGIVER
( Optional ) Patients can designate up to two caregivers* when they register. Designated caregivers must then register by following the same process as the patient (steps 1, 2 & 3). An ID Card will arrive in the mail in a few days after registration.
Bring your Program ID card and a state-issued ID to any licensed dispensing facility of your choice in the state of Massachusetts. Many dispensaries offer pre-registration. You may complete Mayflower’s pre-registration form below.