Colorado MMJ Doctors

How to Apply to Get a Colorado Medical Marijuana Red Card?

Medical marijuana doctors or physicians in Colorado provide an important service to Colorado residents.  In Colorado the first step to obtaining a medical marijuana registry card is obtaining a recommendation or referral to use marijuana for medicinal purposes from a medical marijuana doctor or physician.  In most areas of Colorado, especially Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs, there are a number of good medical marijuana doctor located nearby.

Many people think that they can go to marijuana dispensaries to get a medical marijuana registry card, however in Colorado the laws governing medical marijuana registration and distribution do not allow Colorado marijuana dispensaries to give marijuana doctor evaluations or recommendations. A marijuana dispensary in Colorado might refer you to a good marijuana doctor, but they cannot provide you with the official recommendation needed to obtain a Colorado medical marijuana registry card.

In order to get a Colorado medical marijuana registry card, residents or Colorado can schedule a medical marijuana evaluation with a marijuana doctor or physician.  Colorado medical marijuana doctors will not give out recommendations to use marijuana for medicinal purposes to just anybody.  For a marijuana doctor to recommend marijuana use to a patient, the patient must be suffering from one of a number of medical conditions and the doctor must believe that the use of medicinal cannabis will benefit patient.

Colorado Marijuana Doctors Map

The map below displays the locations of Colorado doctors that you can go to to get your medical marijuana paperwork.





How to Get your Red Card from a MMJ Doctor?


In Colorado it's easy to get a medicinal cannabis license.  All it takes is 30 minutes to an hour of your time, $50 to $90 and, if the MMJ doctor is a stickler and you don't actually have a condition that qualifies you for a medical license in Colorado, a little knowledge of qualifying conditions for medicinal cannabis in Colorado and a small white lie.

What are the Qualifying Conditions for Medicinal Cannabis Card in Colorado?

Having one of the below medical conditions is (supposedly) required for a Colorado resident to get his/her MMJ card.  Note: If you don't have one of the qualifying medical conditions listed below, don't worry.  Most MMJ doctors in Colorado ask little to no questions about the medical condition those applying for medicinal cannabis cards have.  You may want to have a story prepared about one of the below mentioned ailments though, just in case.
  • Arthritis

  • Cachexia

  • Cancer
  • 
Crohn’s Disease
  • 
Chronic Nausea
  • 
Chronic Pain
    DDD – Degenerative Disc Disease

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Gerd – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Glaucoma
  • 
Hepatitis – C
HIV/AIDS
    IBS – Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Migraines
  • 
Neuropathy

  • Reflux Disease

  • Seizure Disorders – Epilepsy

  • Spastic Disorders – Multiple Sclerosis

Once you get a recommendation to use MMJ from a Colorado medical marijuana doctor, you'll need to send the form they provide you with, along with a copy of your Colorado Drivers License or State ID and a check to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry.  Be careful that you include all the required information and forms with your doctors recommendation and application.  If you submit an application to the Colorado MMJ Registry with missing forms or incorrect or ineligible information, your application will be rejected and you will need to schedule another marijuana doctors evaluation.

After sending in your complete marijuana application to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry, it should take only two to four weeks before your official Colorado Medical Marijuana License is delivered to your mailbox.  Once your marijuana registry card arrives you'll want to find some Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Colorado to sample the wide variety of marijuana strains, edibles and other meds available to Colorado MMJ patients.

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