Medical Marijuana FAQ
Patient Frequently Asked Questions
Obtaining a medical marijuana card with Leafy DOC is quick and simple! Follow the steps below:
- Select your state using the Find Your State page.
- Begin creating a patient profile and answer a short patient intake form
- Book your appointment with one of our licensed MMJ doctors either right away or at a later time/date that is more convenient for you.
- Once you meet with the doctor and get approved, you will be issued your MMJ recommendation within 24 hours.
- (Depending on your state) You will need to register with the state and they will send your MMJ ID card.
- For the most up-to-date information on your state requirements, be sure to check your state specific page.
A medical marijuana recommendation/certification is a document (like a prescription) that states that a patient has a medical condition in which the doctor recommends using medical cannabis to help treat their medial condition.
Unfortunately at this time, insurance does not cover cannabis consultation appointments.
Renewing your card is even easier and quicker than your initial appointment. If you got your card originally with Leafy DOC, you can log into the patient portal to book another consultation with a doctor (can be the same doctor or a different Leafy DOC doctor). They will do a quick re-evaluation check-in with you and get the renewal process started.
If you are new to Leafy DOC, but still need just a renewal. You can start by selecting your state and following the prompts to get complete the renewal process.
Depending on your state, renewals are required between 1 – 3 years. For more state specific information about renews, check out your state page for the most up to date information.
A doctor’s medical marijuana recommendation / medical marijuana certification is a document (think of a prescription) that allows patients to use marijuana legally.
A medical marijuana ID/card is an actual ID card or PDF with your photo on it that is needed to purchase cannabis if your state requires an ID card.
For the most up to date information on what your state requires, check out your state page.
Yes! We adhere to strict HIPAA security requirements. Your medical records will be maintained in our HIPAA compliant secure system. No one other than you and your doctor will have access to this information, your information is private and secure.
At Leafy DOC, you can pay for appointments using any major credit or debit card. We also accept HSA and FSA.
At this time, we do not accept any other form of payment.
Once you are ready, the doctor will call the phone number provided in your patient intake within 30-60 mins of your scheduled time.
At this time, there are no in-person appointments.
If you need additional help, you can connect with us in three ways:
Phone: (315) 871 – 0884
Email: [email protected]
Chat: Us the CHAT WITH US black tab at the bottom of the screen
Leafy DOC offers a 100% money-back guarantee if you are not approved!