1. You must be a resident in the state of Missouri.
At this time, the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is not allowing out of state patients to qualify.
2. You must be 18 or older to be a Missouri medical marijuana patient.
3. Qualifying Conditions
Any condition already diagnosed by a doctor may qualify. Some of the common qualifying conditions are depression, PTSD, chronic pain as well as the following:
- Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment;
- A chronic medical condition that causes severe, persistent pain or persistent muscle spasms, including but not limited to those associated with multiple sclerosis, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome;
- Debilitating psychiatric disorders, including, but not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, if diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist;
- Human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
- A chronic medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical or psychological dependence, when a physician determines that medical use of marijuana could be effective in treating that condition and would serve as a safer alternative to the prescription medication;
- Any terminal illness; or
- In the professional judgment of a physician, any other chronic, debilitating or other medical condition, including, but not limited to, hepatitis C, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, Huntington’s disease, autism, neuropathies, sickle cell anemia, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, cachexia and wasting syndrome.
4. Gather Your Medical Documentation
Bring supporting medical documentation along with your Missouri ID to your appointment. Proof includes medical records, office visit notes or a letter from your doctor.
5. Schedule a Visit
Schedule your appointment to see a MO cannabis certified doctor.