Get Medical Marijuana In Michigan
Now that medical marijuana is finally legal in Michigan,
how do you get it?
The first thing you need to do to get legal is get a
medical marijuana card. Once you get a medical marijuana
card from the Michigan state health department you are legal
to either grow your own marijuana or have a caregiver grow
it for you.
You may also grow your own marijuana and have a caregiver
appointed anyway. This option is great for beginner growers
or growers that are limited in space. This kind of caregiver
is more of a provider or hook up person.
To get your Michigan medical marijuana card you will need to
find a doctor willing to sign a recommendation.
You will likely need to bring documentation to prove you
have a qualifying condition.
To get the documentation from your current physician to
prove your qualifying condition you will probably need to
sign a release form for your primary care physician. You can
either ask your doctors receptionist for your records or fax
them a signed release form.
It's probably best to keep the reason you need your clinical
Patients are claiming to have
been asked to leave the office and some claim they have been
asked to never return when mentioning medical marijuana to
their primary care physician.
Some even claim they were denied necessary prescriptions. If
they ask why you need your records just tell them you need
them for personal reasons. They don't need to know and they
have to give them to you. They can charge you for them but
usually the office people just do it for free if you are
You should bring 2 or 3 records with you so you probably
won't have to ask the receptionist to print off your entire
history. Just ask for the last year or how ever far back you
need to come up with 3 doctor appointment records that prove
you have a valid qualifying condition. MRI's and other
imaging paperwork will also help the doctor make a good
Once you get your doctors signature you need to figure out
if you are going to grow your own marijuana or have a
caregiver do it for you. You will have to finish filling the
application out accordingly.
If you choose to have a caregiver they will have to sign the
application. A caregiver has to be at least 21 years old and
can't have a drug felony on their record.