Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a medical marijuana card in AZ?


Determine if you have a medical condition that Arizona recognizes. Set an appointment up to visit with our doctor who can certify that you are a good candidate for medical marijuana. Gather any documentation that our office requests you to bring to your appointment, and complete our Patient Intake Form. Visit with a physician at the time of your appointment and let our team help you submit your application.




How much is a medical card in AZ?


Arizona always charges $150 for their application fee unless you are a SNAP recipient. Then it is reduced to $75. In addition, most patients pay our office between $100 and $150 depending on their individual needs. Our Pricing Page always has our most up to date rates for visits with our marijuana doctors. We never hide any fees.




Can I get a medical card without medical records?


We can do examinations for some medical conditions even if you do not have access to medical records.




How much does it cost to renew a medical card in AZ?


Arizona always charges $150 for their Renewal Application Fee unless you are a SNAP recipient. Then it is reduced to $75. In addition, most patients pay our office between $100 and $150 depending on their individual needs. Our Pricing Page always has our most up to date rates for visits with our marijuana doctors. We never hide any fees.




How do I get a medical card in AZ online?


Determine if you have a medical condition that Arizona recognizes. Set an appointment up to visit with our doctor who can certify that you are a good candidate for medical marijuana. Gather any documentation that our office requests you to send us and complete our Patient Intake Form. Visit with a physician at the time of your appointment and let our team help you submit your application.




Where can I buy medical marijuana in Arizona?


There are over 100 licensed dispensaries throughout Arizona. Most are located in the metro Phoenix area where almost every town or city has at least one. Our Patient Educators are happy to offer information about finding dispensaries and what to expect at them.




When can I apply for a qualifying patient card?


Arizona is currently accepting applications for Medical Marijuana Cards




Do I need to apply for my qualified patient card on-line? Can I walk it in?


Your application to become a Medical Marijuana Patient must be submitted through Arizona’s Patient Portal - Don’t worry, you can come to our office and we will help make it easy for you!




How can I apply for a registry identification card to possess and use medical marijuana?


Find a physician like one of ours to certify you for the Arizona Medical Marijuana Program.




The ADHS website requires that I submit electronic copies of everything. I don’t know how to do that, so how should I proceed?


If you choose Green Leaf, we make sure all of your documents are uploaded correctly. We make the application process easy.




I can’t afford the cost of a qualifying patient card. Is there a way to pay less?


Arizona has one of the highest Medical Marijuana Card Application fees in the nation. The only discount Arizona provides is for patients currently receiving SNAP benefits. Green Leaf usually has specials running for the visit with our physicians. Here is our current pricing.




What are the qualifying conditions for a medical card in Arizona?


In Arizona you must have one of the following medical conditions for a physician to legally certify you: Severe and Chronic Pain (This can include arthritis, migraines, old injuries, neuropathy....)
Severe Nausea
Persistent Muscle Spasms
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Cachexia or wasting syndrome
Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Glaucoma
Hepatitis C
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Seizures




What if my medical condition is not listed?


Arizona regularly allows requests for new medical conditions to be approved. You can learn about that process here.




Does AZ DHS provide a list of marijuana doctors who will write a medical marijuana certification?


No, Arizona only provides information on the dispensaries around the state.




Can my doctor just write a note to certify me?


No. A specific certification form must be filled out completely and signed by the physician that is submitting the written certification.




Who can write a medical marijuana certification for a patient?


Physicians who have a valid Arizona medical license may write certifications for that patient. These include a MDs (medical doctor), DOs (Doctors of Osteopath), HMDs (Homeopath Physicians), or NMDs (Naturopath Physicians).