Frequently Asked Questions
Do I qualify for a Missouri medical marijuana card?
You qualify for a Missouri medical card if:
- You are a Missouri resident, and
- You suffer from a qualifying condition
A list of qualifying conditions can be found here.
How much does it cost?
Though Health and Life Missouri, the cost of your Physician Certification appointment is $50.00. There are no additional charges for state application assistance or program education.
The state charges additional fees as follows:
New/Renewing Patient Application Fee - $25.94
Patient Cultivator Application Fee - $103.73
Application Processing Fee - $1.83
How long does it take?
Electronic Physician Certifications are generally available within one hour after your appointment.
Your state application, once submitted, will generally be processed within 10-12 days.
My application was rejected. What do I do?
Don't panic! A rejection is not a denial.
Applications that are rejected contain one or more errors that will need to be corrected before resubmission. You will not be charged an additional application fee upon resubmission.
What do I need for my state application?
Your state application will ask you to provide the following:
- Identifying Information, including your name, date of birth, social security number, contact information, and residence/mailing address
- Documentation, including your Physician Certification, proof of residency, a copy of a state-issued photo ID, and a color photo of your face
- Debit/Credit Card Information
Can I use my out-of-state ID?
Yes. Any valid state- or federally-issued photo ID satisfies the state's application requirement.
Do I have to apply for cultivation at the same time?
No. Cultivation can be added to your license at any time. The state will charge a $103.73 application fee upon submission.
Where can I learn more about the Missouri Medical Marijuana Program?
The Missouri DHSS website provides additional information regarding the Missouri Medical Marijuana Program. Click here to visit the DHSS website.
What dispensary should I go to?
A licensed one! We've compiled a list of licensed, operational Missouri Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, their websites, and their menus so you can see all of your options. Click here to visit our Dispensary Map!
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