A Texas medical marijuana card is available to over a million Texans. Texas’ Compassionate Use Program now includes over 200 approved conditions for low-THC medical marijuana, despite being stricter than other states.
To help our fellow Texans, we’re taking out the guesswork with this step-by-step guide. Learn how to obtain a medical marijuana card in the great Lone Star State here.
- Find Out if You Qualify for a Medical Marijuana Card
To begin, you must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for a Texas medical marijuana card:
- You must live in Texas.
- Have a condition that has been approved.
- Obtain a marijuana prescription from a doctor who is a member of the Texas Compassionate Use Registry (CURT).
Then, see if you have a condition that has been approved. In Texas, there are over 200 approved medical marijuana prescription conditions, including:
- And over 100 more conditions
- Talk to a Doctor
You’re ready to schedule your appointment once you’ve confirmed that you have an approved condition. To find a doctor in your area, use our Find a Doctor form. We’ll put you in touch with a doctor from our network that is ready to prescribe via telemedicine.
Be sure to bring any questions you have to your appointment. Afterward, your doctor will electronically add your marijuana prescription to the Compassionate Use Registry.
See also: What is a Medical (MMJ) Card?
- Fill Your Marijuana Prescription
You can fill your Texas medical marijuana card prescription at a local dispensary after your appointment. Despite the fact that Texas has three licensed dispensaries, Compassionate Cultivation is the state’s only Texas-owned and operated dispensary.
Unlike traditional pharmacies, patients must notify medical marijuana dispensaries that their doctor has entered their marijuana prescription into the system.
Finally, choose how you would like to receive your prescription.