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How to Get a CO Medical Marijuana Card

For residents of Colorado, where in-person appointments are required, we have streamlined the process to ensure a seamless experience for obtaining your medical marijuana card with the help of Leafy DOC:

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Schedule Your In-Person Appointment

Use our user-friendly scheduler to book a convenient time for your in-person appointment. Submit an intake form with a few personal details and a summary of your medical history.

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Face-to-Face Consultation With a Licensed Marijuana Doctor

Meet with a qualified medical professional in person. This one-on-one consultation allows the provider to thoroughly evaluate your condition and address any questions or concerns you may have.

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At the end of your appointment, the doctor will issue and provide you with the certificate that you will need to complete the online application with the state. Once approved by Colorado, you can log into your account to access your card which you’ll be able to use at any dispensary in the state.

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We’re here to help! At Leafy DOC, we believe that access to medical cannabis is essential; we connect medical marijuana patients with a licensed medical marijuana doctor online for patient evaluations. A certified health professional is ready to help with the medical marijuana certification.

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COLORADO Marijuana Laws

  • Marijuana is a Schedule I substance according to Colorado state law
  • Under federal law, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance and is federally illegal.
  • Private possession by persons 21 years of age or older of up to two ounces of either cannabis flower or concentrates is no civil penalty
  • Private cultivation of up to six marijuana plants, with no more than three being mature is no penalty. Transfer of two ounces or less for no remuneration is no penalty.
  • Transfer of two ounces or less for no remuneration by persons 21 years of age or older is no penalty. The same rules apply to hashish and marijuana concentrate.
  • Possession of paraphernalia is a drug petty offense that is punishable by a fine of up to 100 USD. Stricter laws for subsequent marijuana convictions may occur.

Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline

  • 1937: The Marihuana Tax Act went into effect to criminalize marijuana in the state of Colorado.
  • 1975: Colorado decriminalized possession of cannabis of up to an ounce, which was made a petty offense per Colorado laws with a maximum fine of 100 USD.
  • 2000: Voters approved Amendment 20 to legalize medical marijuana and for the colorado department of public health to establish its own rules for medical marijuana patients.
  • 2010: Decriminalization amount extended the legal limit to two ounces from up to one ounce.
  • 2012: Amendment 64 was passed by voters to legalize weed recreationally for adults over 21 and to allow licensed businesses to sell retail marijuana products to state residents.
  • 2014: Amendment 64 was accepted and marijuana for recreational use was fully legalized for Colorado residents.

Possession Limits in CO

  • Possession of two ounces is acceptable for adults.

Frequently Asked Questions

Colorado allows patients with the following conditions to apply for a medical cannabis card:

  • Any “condition for which a physician could prescribe an opioid”
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Chronic nervous system disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV or AIDS
  • Nausea
  • Persistent Muscle Spasms
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome
  • Seizures

Colorado does not accept out-of-state medical cards, but an adult medical patient can visit a legal dispensary to buy marijuana from marijuana stores with an ID.

Medical cards expire one year from the date the patient completes the registration process with the state.

Sixty-eight percent of Colorado voters approved recreational legalization in 2021.

Yes, you are allowed to purchase Marijuana inhalation devices and they are legal in the state of Colorado; however, smoking retail marijuana is not allowed in public spaces.

Yes, an adult resident is allowed to cultivate up to six plants (three mature at a time) for personal consumption is legal. If you smoke marijuana, must be kept in private homes and in a sealed container.

Yes. Colorado medical marijuana patients that want to apply for a medical marijuana card must visit a physician who will submit their certification online if they agree upon a qualifying condition.

Under the medical marijuana law, patients can then use the online portal to complete registration. You must submit a copy of your driver’s license or government-issued ID and pay a fee of 25 USD. It can take a few weeks to receive a card to purchase medical marijuana in the mail.

As of 2022, there are approximately 500 marijuana businesses and dispensaries for marijuana sales statewide in Colorado.

Yes, those previously convicted of possessing less than two ounces of marijuana, a maximum of six plants, or cannabis paraphernalia can file a petition to expunge their criminal record.

Visit These Colorado Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card

Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park is a unique destination in Colorado, known for its well-preserved Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings and other archaeological sites. The park is located in the southwestern part of the state, near the town of Cortez. Mesa Verde is the only national park in the United States dedicated to preserving archaeological sites, and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park features more than 5,000 known archaeological sites, including 600 cliff dwellings. The most famous of these dwellings is the Cliff Palace, which is the largest cliff dwelling in North America. Visitors can take guided tours of some of the cliff dwellings and hike and explore other parts of the park on their own. The park also has a museum, which features exhibits about the  Ancestral Puebloans and their way of life. Mesa Verde National Park is a beautiful and awe-inspiring place with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and canyons.

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is a popular tourist destination in Colorado, known for its natural beauty and outdoor activities. The city is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful scenery, including Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, and the Manitou Incline. The city has a vibrant downtown area with a variety of shops, restaurants, and museums. The Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum is a popular attraction, featuring exhibits about the city’s history and region. The city also has a number of art galleries and theaters, as well as a thriving nightlife scene. One of the most popular attractions in Colorado Springs is Garden of the Gods, a public park with stunning red rock formations. The park is great for hiking, rock climbing, and sightseeing. Pikes Peak is another popular destination, and visitors can drive or hike to the summit, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding area.

Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak, also known as “America’s Mountain,” is a famous peak in Colorado, standing at 14,115 feet tall. It is named after Zebulon Pike, an American explorer who led an expedition to the region in the early 1800s. The mountain is easily accessible and offers various activities such as driving, hiking, and taking the cog railway. The Pikes Peak Highway, a 19-mile scenic route, offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Visitors can also take the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, one of the highest railways in the world, or hike the Barr Trail, a strenuous 12.6-mile hike to the summit. The summit offers breathtaking views, a gift shop, a restaurant, and a visitor center with exhibits. Overall, Pikes Peak is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Colorado.

Pikes Peak Colorado is a great place to go after you get your medical marijuana card