Is marijuana use legal in the state of California?
In 1996, proposition 215 was passed which resulted in the creation of SB420, “The Compassionate Use Act”. This allows patients access to marijuana after being recommended by a qualified physician.
How do patients become eligible for legal medical marijuana?
Patients may qualify for medical marijuana use under the following medical conditions. These include cancer, anorexia, sports injury, arthritis, glaucoma, chronic pain, migraines, AIDS/HIV, and general illness.
How do I get approved by a physician?
After the patient has been diagnosed with a medical condition, a physician will evaluate their medical history. The evaluation will influence whether the patient will receive a medical marijuana medication recommendation.
How do I make an appointment to receive approval?
You can schedule a consultation by calling (818) 600-4885.
What is the age limit to receive an evaluation?
Patients must be over the age of 18 to qualify for a recommendation.
What documents do I need to provide for my initial appointment?
You must bring a valid California Photo ID, medical documentation detailing your condition, and the name, address, and contact information of your primary doctor.