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Great News: Most patients can visit our dispensary within 48 hours of completing the application process!
This is how you apply for an Illinois medical marijuana card:
Make copies of two proofs of residency and your drivers’ license
-The proofs of residency must have your name and address on them. They can come from a bank statement or utility bill
The fees for applying are $100 for 1 year, $200 for 2 years and $250 for 3 years. Credit or Debit only (no cash!)
If you need help finding the right doctor, here is a great resource: Illinois Medical Marijuana Doctors
Before visiting your doctor make sure you are aware of the recently updated list of Qualifying conditions (includes chronic pain & migraines)
In response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, examinations for Medical Cannabis Certification completion may be done by telemedicine (online video chat) until further notice. In-person appointments will not be required.
There are so many different ways Medical Cannabis can help the men and women who have served our country. Veterans need to confirm through the office of Veteran Affairs that they are permitted to use medical marijuana as part of their certified provider recommendation without consequence to their current position or health care system. If permitted, follow the steps above.
If you are currently receiving care at a V.A. Hospital, you do NOT need to provide a physician’s written certification
As a token of our appreciation for your service, Veteran Medical Patients qualify for a 10% discount at all NuMed locations
If you are an IL resident age 21 or older and have been prescribed and opioid or have a health condition or disease for which you could be prescribed an opioid, you may be eligible.
The fee is only $10 per 90-day period and also allows you to get your card within 24 hours of completing the necessary steps
Check out this detailed brochure about the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program to find out if you qualify and how to enter the program
Before you register, a doctor must complete a physician certification indicating that you have a prescription for an opiod or could be prescribed an opioid