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How to Get a Medical Card in Michigan in Minutes.

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Fill out a 30-second, confidential questionnaire. We’ll send it to one of our available medical marijuana doctors for review.

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Our state-certified medical practitioners are standing by to help answer your questions and evaluate your cannabis needs.

Get Approved

Once you’re approved, you’ll receive an email to finish your state registration via Michigan’s online portal.

Receive Your State Card

Getting your recommendation with NuggMD is fast and easy, but the state can take up to 30 days to deliver your medical marijuana license. That’s why it’s best to start as soon as possible! Your Michigan medical marijuana card will be good for two years.

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Why get a medical cannabis card in Michigan?
Meet your perks.

Med patients are exempt from the 10% cannabis excise tax. They only need to pay the state’s 6% sales tax.
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Shop at any of the state’s many medical cannabis dispensaries for greater convenience and prices.
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Purchasing legal medical cannabis from a dispensary ensures you're using safe, tested product.
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Many municipalities in MI have banned recreational cannabis dispensaries but not medical ones.
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Get support from a qualified practitioner who can answer your healthcare and cannabis questions.
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  • "Could not have been an easier process! From online doctor interview to receiving temporary ID card by email, it was so straightforward and quick. So happy I found NuggMD!"

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  • "The evaluation was easy to fill out and I was contacted by a doctor within minutes. It made what could have been a complicated process straightforward, highly recommend!"

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Qualifying conditions in Michigan

Most Common Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Any medical condition that includes or its treatment causes wasting syndrome, cachexia, severe nausea, severe pain, seizures, or muscle spasms.

All Conditions

  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Arthritis
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Chronic pain
  • Colitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Nail patella
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Tourette’s disease
  • Any medical condition that includes or its treatment causes wasting syndrome, cachexia, severe nausea, severe pain, seizures, or muscle spasms.

How to be a medical cannabis caregiver in Michigan

Not every patient is able to manage their own medications, that’s why Michigan allows patients to designate a caregiver to assist them in purchasing, cultivating, and administering their medication. Patients under the age of 18 need to have a parent or legal guardian designated as a caregiver in order to register.

In Michigan, there are two ways for a patient to designate a caregiver. Patients can name a caregiver at the time they first register. That would require that the patient add their caregiver in their registration and include that caregiver’s state-issued ID. Michigan also provides a form for patients to add a caregiver after they’ve registered. In that case, they’d have to fill out the form and include the caregiver’s state ID.

In order to serve as a caregiver in Michigan, you must:

  • Be 21 years-old or older
  • Be a permanent resident of Michigan
  • Agree to assist the patient with their medication
  • Not have been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years
  • Have never been convicted of a drug-related or assaultive felony

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How to register for a med card in Michigan

Follow the instructions once you start the NuggMD process to fill out your application. Make sure you enter all of your information accurately to avoid possible delays in your processing. When you’re approved, your NuggMD medical marijuana doctor will initiate the state registration process by entering your information into the state database. 

Once your doctor completes this process, you’ll receive email notification to finish your state registration via their online portal. You’ll need to enter all of the requested information and pay the state registration fee of $40.

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How to renew your med card in Michigan

Michigan medical cannabis patients are required to renew their card every two years. It’s recommended that you renew at least a month before your card expires, but you can renew as soon as 60 days before the expiration date. The renewal process requires you to sign in to the same online portal that you used to register and select your card from the list of registered cards to renew. Michigan’s renewal fee is $40.

Thankfully, the process for how to renew your Michigan medical cannabis card isn’t complicated. And NuggMD makes the process even easier!

  • We’ll send you an email reminder when it’s time to renew,
  • Sign into NuggMD to meet with one of our state-certified medical practitioners,
  • Follow the provided steps to complete your med card renewal with the state.

Whether you got your initial recommendation with NuggMD or another doctor or service in the state, our medical marijuana doctors are standing by. 

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The NuggMD Promise

We are a team of cannabis and technology professionals focused on connecting you with state-licensed doctors. We believe all people deserve access to medical cannabis if they think it might improve their quality of life. Since our founding in 2015, we’ve held ourselves and our partners to the highest standards to ensure every patient we serve is able to access reliable cannabis information, trustworthy medical practitioners, and proactive updates on the cannabis healthcare ecosystem and legislation that may affect their experience as a medical cannabis patient.

 

Whether you’re a cannabis connoisseur or thinking of becoming a first-time medical marijuana patient, our network of doctors will listen to your needs and give you an honest opinion about whether they think cannabis can help.

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Frequently asked. Frequently answered.

  • All MI medical cannabis patients must be permanent residents of the state. Michigan also requires that patients be evaluated and certified by a state-licensed physician for one of the state’s qualifying medical conditions. Patients under the age of 18 need a parent or guardian to approve of the treatment and serve as their caregiver in the program.

    • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
    • AIDS/HIV
    • Arthritis
    • Autism
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Chronic pain
    • Colitis
    • Glaucoma
    • Hepatitis C
    • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
    • Nail patella
    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Rheumatoid arthritis
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Tourette’s disease
    • Any medical condition that includes or its treatment causes wasting syndrome, cachexia, severe nausea, severe pain, seizures, or muscle spasms.
  • In order to be eligible for medical marijuana in Michigan, you need to be certified by a physician for one of the state’s qualifying medical conditions. However, Michigan law gives the state Cannabis Regulatory Agency the authority to add conditions to the list of qualifying medical conditions. If your medical condition isn’t already on the list, you may be able to appeal to the agency to have it added.

     

    Michigan also has a recreational adult-use cannabis program that allows people over 21 to purchase and cultivate their own cannabis.

  • Michigan has a fairly liberal recreational cannabis program, which limits the amount of benefits medical patients have over recreational users. That said, there’s one major benefit that’d be difficult to overlook: taxes. Michigan charges a 10% excise tax on all adult-use cannabis sales. Medical cannabis sales are exempt from the tax, meaning the savings over time for medical patients is substantial.

     

    Medical cannabis patients in Michigan also have more dispensaries available to them. Medical patients can visit both medical and recreational dispensaries, while recreational users cannot purchase cannabis in medical dispensaries. Many municipalities in Michigan have banned recreational cannabis sales, but they allow medical cannabis dispensaries. So, medical patients have more cannabis available to them in more locations than recreational users.

  • Your risk-free NuggMD medical cannabis evaluation costs only $99. There’s absolutely no risk for you because patients who aren’t certified for Michigan’s medical cannabis program will get their evaluation for free. After you’re approved, you will still be responsible for Michigan’s $40 registration fee.

  • Cannabis remains a Schedule 1 drug, according to the federal government. Because the federal government doesn’t recognize medical marijuana programs, nearly all insurance companies refuse to pay the cost of medical cannabis.

  • Under Michigan law, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Program must approve or deny all applications within 15 business days. The MMMP has an additional 5 business days to mail out all ID cards after approval. So, you can wait up to 20 business days for your card to be mailed after you submit your application.

  • With NuggMD, you are ONLY charged for your evaluation if you are approved. We believe everyone deserves access to a qualified medical cannabis doctor, and the cost of an evaluation shouldn’t be a barrier.

  • You’ll receive a full refund within 30 days if you haven’t received the Adult Patient Physician Recommendation form. Simply send an email to support@nuggmd.com with the subject line “refund request.” Please include a brief description of your issue in the body of the email. NuggMD wants to be sure that you’re 100% satisfied with your service, since you, the customer, are the most important part of our business. Once you’re refunded, we are legally required to deactivate your medical certificate with the state. Once the refund has been initiated, please allow 3-5 business days for the funds to transfer back to the card you used for the transaction. If any issues arise, please feel free to reach out to customer support for further assistance.

  • Absolutely! Any state-licensed medical doctor can recommend medical cannabis in Michigan. Just be sure to provide your doctor with any relevant medical records, if possible, to help the evaluation process go more smoothly.

  • This depends on the state to which you’re traveling. Each state has different rules regarding reciprocity, and some don’t allow it at all. Check with your destination state to learn more.

  • Yes, but if you use ID from another state, you must show proof of residency in the form of a voter’s registration. For a complete list of documents needed for a Michigan medical marijuana card, see the Michigan MMMP adult registration instructions.