Any individual who lives in the state of Maryland whose provider recommends medical cannabis as a treatment option for a qualifying medical condition is eligible to register with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) as a patient. Qualifying medical conditions include cachexia, anorexia, wasting syndrome, severe or chronic pain, severe nausea, seizures, severe or persistent muscle spasms, glaucoma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or another chronic medical condition which is severe and for which other treatments have been ineffective.
Step 1: Register with the MMCC
Visit the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) online to register.
Step 2: Get Certified
Obtain a written certification for a qualifying condition by a certified provider.
Step 3: Visit a Dispensary
After your registration has been approved and a certifying provider has issued a written certification, you are ready to visit a licensed Maryland dispensary to purchase medical cannabis.