Documents Needed for Medical Marijuana
Documents are a necessary part of getting qualified. You must submit supportive documents for your condition, complicating condition and proof of residency.
Generally, proof of your qualifying condition can include a medical record, a progress note or a letter from your provider. It must address the condition, treatments and medications, be dated within the past year and be acceptable to the medical marijuana practitioner.
Letter signed by pain management that states you have severe, chronic, debilitating pain from spinal stenosis and have tried PT and opioids but cannot tolerate them due to gastric intolerance.
The medical record, progress note or letter must also explain how your qualifying condition is complicated.
For cachexia, your document may support weight loss, muscle atrophy, fatigue, weakness or significant unintentional loss of appetite.