Qualifications for a Medical Marijuana Card in NY:

Step 1: Are You Experiencing Any Of The Following Qualifying Conditions?

Qualifying Conditions​:


A patient can be certified to use medical cannabis in New York state if they suffer from one of the following:

  • Chronic Pain (Arthritis, Migraine, Fibromyalgia, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Severe Dysmenorrhea, Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, etc) 

  • Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Panic Attacks, PTSD, etc)

  • I.B.D. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease, I.B.S. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Abdominal pain, gas, bloating, cramps, etc)

  • Nausea, Vomiting, loss of appetite, Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome

  • Opioid Use Disorder/Substance Use Disorder

  • Neuropathy, Radiculopathy, sciatica, pinched nerve, numbness, tingling, burning, neuropathic pain

  • Epilepsy, Seizure Disorder

  • Cancer

  • HIV or AIDS

  • Severe or Persistent Muscle Spasms

  • A.L.S. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (A.K.A. Lou Gehrig’s Disease)

  • Parkinson’s Disease

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Huntington’s Disease

Proof of Identification & Residency:

You’ll need to provide one of the following items to show proof of residency:

  • New York State Driver’s License or New York State Non-Driver ID Card.

  • Copy of a government-issued identification card that contains your name and New York State address.

Once you receive your certification from us, you will be able to register online for a medical marijuana card with the Department of Health. This card must be shown when buying medical marijuana at a dispensing facility and carried by the eligible patient. ​​​