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Get Your Minnesota Medical Marijuana Card Online For Renewals

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How to Get your MN Medical Marijuana Card renewed

These are the steps to get your medical marijuana card renewed in Minnesota with the help of Leafy DOC:

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Book Your Appointment for Your Renewal

Schedule your evaluation from the comfort and convenience of your home. Submit an intake form with a few personal details and a summary of your medical history; then, we’ll help you book an on-demand telehealth appointment or schedule a convenient time for later.

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Match With a Licensed Marijuana Doctor

Connect with the right doctor in minutes and easily chat with your provider on a smartphone, computer, or tablet via phone call or video. Our licensed physicians will evaluate your qualifying condition, address your questions and concerns, and then provide a recommendation for medical cannabis via email pending the state’s approval. Be sure to ask for a visit summary from your physician that details your current medications and medical conditions, as the state will require this information. 

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Get Your Minnesota Medical Card

Once certified, you will receive an email from the state with your online registration link for the Medical Cannabis Patient Registry. Minnesota does not issue physical medical marijuana cards but a medical marijuana certification instead. Once you have the MMJ certification, you can visit Minnesota dispensaries and purchase medicinal cannabis products.

The Leafy DOC Difference

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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Minnesota Marijuana Laws

  • Marijuana is a Schedule I substance in the state of Minnesota
  • Federally, cannabis is still considered a Schedule I Controlled Substance
  • Possession of 42.5 grams or less is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of 200 USD.
  • The distribution of 42.5 grams or less without remuneration is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of 200 USD.
  • Cultivation in Minnesota will be punished based on the aggregate weight of the plants found.
  • Possession of paraphernalia is a petty misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of 300 USD.

Cannabis Policy Reform Timeline

  • 1976: Minor possession of cannabis was decriminalized
  • 2014: Legislatures passed SF2470 authorizing the state’s Department of Health to oversee the medical cannabis program; patient registration began later this year
  • 2015: Medical cannabis began being sold through state-run Cannabis Patient Centers
  • 2019: alterations were made to the medical cannabis program; a bill was proposed to legalize cannabis recreationally but was quickly shut down by the Senate
  • 2020: HB4632 was proposed to legalize marijuana for adult use but never made it to a hearing due to COVID
  • 2021: The Minnesota House of Representatives voted to legalize weed for adult use; Senate has yet to acknowledge the bill

Possession Limits in MN

  • Medical patients can possess a thirty-day supply; inhaled forms are not permitted; recreational possession is illegal

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical Patients with the following conditions to apply for a Medical marijuanas MN:
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Autism
  • Cancer when the illness or treatment produces severe or chronic pain, nausea or severe vomiting, or severe wasting
  • Chronic vocal or motor tic disorder 
  • Crohn’s disease and other inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Intractable pain
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Seizures
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • Sickle cell disease 
  • Obstructive Sleep apnea
  • Terminal illness that must be diagnosed with a life expectancy of less than one year and must produce severe or chronic pain; nausea or severe vomiting; or cachexia or severe wasting
  • Tourette’s Syndrome

Minnesota does not accept MMJ cards from an out-of-state medical marijuana program.

That depends on the State you visit; some states accept out-of-state MMJ cards while others do not. We recommend checking local medical cannabis rules and regulations before traveling.

Minnesota does not permit home cultivation for medical marijuana patients at this time.

Minnesota state law prohibits the use of cannabis in a public place, including for medical patients. 
No marijuana may be used in the following locations:
  • On a school bus 
  • On the grounds of any preschool, primary, or secondary school
  • In any correctional facility
  • On the grounds of any child care facility or home daycare
  • Vaping is prohibited on public transport, in a place of employment, in places a non-patient minor child might inhale the vapor, or in any public place, including any indoor or outdoor area used by or open to the general public.
Helping you apply for a Minnesota medical marijuana card

Our Mission at Leafy DOC is to provide a seamless customer experience, educate people about cannabis, and ultimately help people get an MMJ card quickly and efficiently.

We put our best efforts towards getting you legal access to cannabis products by providing health consultation and an appointment to get your medical marijuana card online.

Our team is here every step of the way to help you learn about cannabis and its medical benefits for your body and mind.

Minnesota law requires all qualified patients to be registered with the State before purchasing medical marijuana products.
Requirements are as follows: 
  • A medical marijuana patient must be 18 years of age or older
  • Only patients who can prove Minnesota residency can apply (personal driver’s license, Government ID)
  • Minnesota residents must also have medical records showing a diagnosis that qualifies for medical marijuana cards by a licensed doctor.

A patient can add a caregiver to their Registry account; the caregiver will receive an email invitation to set up their account in the Registry to visit a cannabis patient center.

The caregiver must provide: 

  • name
  • address
  • date of birth
  • phone number 
  • government-issued ID: State ID card, Driver’s License, or Passport
  • criminal background check

The caregiver application fee is fifteen USD; they must be at least 21 years old to provide medical assistance. Patients are no longer required to get approval from a health care practitioner to add a caregiver to the medical cannabis certification. Medical cannabis caregivers can serve six medical cannabis patients at a time.

Visit These Minnesota Hotspots After Getting Your Medical Card


Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and entertains all. The beautiful city of Minneapolis has it covered whether you’re into sports, nightlife, restaurants, parks, or culture. Also, Downtown includes First Avenue, where local Prince filmed Purple Rain and where you’ll find plenty of live music venues. Minneapolis has two world-class art museums: The Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

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North Shore Scenic Drive

To witness the Lake Superior shoreline in all its glory, drive down the 140-mile North Shore Scenic Drive. Start at Canal Park in Duluth, then head up to Grand Portage, not too far from the Canadian border. Along the way, you’ll see waterfalls, the Sawtooth Mountains, the blue waters of Lake Superior, unique lighthouses, and many picturesque small towns and villages.

Itasca State Park

Minnesota is home to many scenic state parks, but the largest and most popular is Itasca State Park. The park offers something for all ages, boasting centuries-old forests, crystal-clear waterways, and lakes perfect for waterskiing.

Itasca State Park includes the Mississippi Headwaters, where the mighty Mississippi River starts and winds down to the Gulf of Mexico. In addition to fishing, swimming, hiking, camping, and birdwatching, you can stop by the Mary Gibbs Mississippi Headwaters Center.

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