Judgment-Free Cannabis Card Evaluations

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It is our mission to advocate for medical marijuana patients and to assist prospective applicants in navigating the registration process in their respective states. We offer our services to residents of multiple states applying for medical marijuana programs, including Connecticut residents. Our licensed physicians are qualified to certify patients throughout the state, including residents of Hartford, New Haven, and Milford.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Connecticut has authorized the use of telemedicine to certify patients for medical marijuana cards. At the Sanctuary, our staff members are available to schedule a virtual appointment for you with one of our doctors. You do not need to have a prior doctor's evaluation to meet with our licensed physicians.

During your appointment, your doctor will evaluate your condition and determine if you meet the state’s requirements for medical marijuana use. If your physician believes you would benefit from marijuana use, they will submit a certificate to the Connecticut DCP as soon as possible. Once your information is in the system, you can continue the application process on the DCP website.

Simply call us at 484-346-5140 to arrange a virtual meeting with a physician.

TESTIMONIALS

What Our Clients Are Saying About Us.

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    The Sanctuary Wellness Institute Reviewed by Ingrid C. - Medical Marijuana Card Evaluation review
    February 19 2020


    "...I felt very comfortable speaking with the doctor and the office had a very relaxed setting! I highly recommend them!"


    "Very friendly and helpful in getting your card and are there to always answer any questions you may have. I felt very comfortable speaking with the doctor and the office had a very relaxed setting! I highly recommend them!* "

    Rating: 5

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Connecticut

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    Call the Sanctuary to schedule a visit with a certified doctor.

    Our friendly staff will arrange your appointment and explain the steps you need to take to obtain a medical marijuana card in Connecticut.

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    Meet with your Connecticut cannabis doctor via phone or computer.

    Your appointment will take about 15 minutes. During your evaluation, your doctor will examine your condition and issue a certificate to the DCP to notify the agency that you are approved for the program. Make sure to provide a valid email address!

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    Complete your registration on the DCP website.

    After receiving your certification, the DCP will send you an email with additional application instructions. You will need to complete your application online by submitting proof of Connecticut residency (such as a utility bill or rent statement), uploading a copy of your government-issued ID, and pay a $100 fee.

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    Receive your card and purchase medical marijuana.

    If the DCP approves your application, you will receive a temporary medical marijuana card via email within 48 hours. Your actual card will arrive via email within a few weeks. With these cards, you can visit any licensed dispensary to purchase medical marijuana.

About Medical Marijuana in Connecticut

The Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program

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Medical marijuana has been legal in Connecticut since 2012 with the passage of House Bill 5389. This law established the state’s medical cannabis program and rules for patients, dispensaries, and physicians. The first dispensary in the state opened in 2014 in South Windsor. Connecticut has decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana since 2011, after then-Governor Dannel Malloy signed Senate Bill 1014.

Connecticut has a strong and comprehensive medical marijuana program when compared with other states. While some states have strict medical cannabis laws that only allow people with a handful of conditions to seek this treatment, Connecticut has one of the longest lists of qualifying conditions among places where recreational use is illegal. Many medical conditions qualify for cannabis use, including degenerative spinal disorders, Parkinson's disease, and multiple sclerosis.

The Connecticut medical marijuana application process is relatively simple and straightforward, involving a few simple steps. The most challenging part of the process is obtaining a physician’s certification, which you can receive with the Sanctuary’s assistance. We connect qualified Connecticut residents with physicians who can help them receive the treatment they need. If you are a primary caregiver of a qualifying patient, the Sanctuary can also guide you through the process of obtaining a registration certificate.

Call (959) 245-1716 with any questions and to schedule your evaluation

Qualifying Conditions for Connecticut Medical Marijuana

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cachexia
  • Intractable Headache Syndromes
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cancer
  • Crohn's disease
  • Postherpetic neuralgia (Shingles)
  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Spasticity or neuropathic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia
  • Ulcerative Colitis (stomach and GI pain)
  • ALS
  • Terminal illnesses requiring end-of-life care
  • Nervous tissue or spinal cord injury
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Neuropathic Facial Pain
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin with degenerative spinal disorders--
  • Uncontrollable intractable seizure disorder
  • MALS Syndrome (stomach pain of lower stomach, nausea, diarrhea, vomitting)
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease

TESTIMONIALS

What Our Clients Are Saying About Our Cannabis Doctors.

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  • Sanctuary wellness institute medical marijuana card review
    The Sanctuary Wellness Institute Reviewed by Ingrid C. - Medical Marijuana Card Evaluation review
    February 19 2020


    "... I highly recommend them!"


    "Very friendly and helpful in getting your card and are there to always answer any questions you may have. I felt very comfortable speaking with the Connecticut medical marijuana doctor through my computer! I highly recommend them!* "

    Rating: 5