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How to get a medical cannabis card in Louisiana

Register & Payment

Register online and provide basic information about yourself. Pay for your consult. 100% of your payment is refunded if you aren't approved.

Consultation

Talk with a certified health care practitioner online via Telehealth in the comfort of your own home.

Authorization

Receive your medical authorization and visit a legal dispensary in Louisiana.

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FAQ's for Louisiana medical marijuana card

For a limited time, it costs $139 to see a HelloMD practitioner online and receive your medical marijuana recommendation. Then you must pay a $75 state registration fee.

Any doctor prescribing medical marijuana in Louisiana, including your HelloMD practitioner, are licensed by and in good standing with the Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners to practice medicine in the state may recommend medical marijuana to patients who have a qualifying medical condition.

A typical consult takes between 15-30 minutes. Please be prepared to have your Telehealth consultation in a private, well-lit space, away from distraction. Your practitioner will also want to discuss any medications you may be on and your prior medical history.

Yes. Our practitioners will guide you in determining if cannabis is the right fit for you. From the privacy of your own home or office, ask all your questions about cannabis and you’ll receive expert medical advice.

Once your doctor approves your medical marijuana certification, a letter of recommendation requests that you be added to the state’s cannabis patient registry. The state-licensed dispensary you designate will receive the doctor’s certificate of recommendation (which will be checked against the state registry), at which time you can buy legal medical cannabis.

Once you've been recommended by a licensed HelloMD doctor in Louisiana and added to the state registry. A medical marijuana dispensary receives your certificate of recommendation at which time you can purchase medical cannabis. A physical medical marijuana card is not required in Louisiana.

Louisiana does not accept medical marijuana cards from other states. You need to be certified by a licensed practitioner within the state of Louisiana to legally purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary.

Medical marijuana patients will need to renew their certifications annually with the state in order to continue purchasing cannabis.

Yes, you’ll need to renew your certification after a year. And you’ll need to see a qualified medical practitioner to get certified again.

You can purchase medical marijuana from a state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary if it has your certificate of recommendation.

You may refill your medical marijuana prescription every 90 days, and the maximum amount you can purchase at a any given time is a 30-day supply. For marijuana flower, the limit is 2.5 ounces every 14 days.

Acceptable forms of consumption include cannabis flower, oils, extracts, tinctures, sprays, capsules, pills, solutions, suspension, gelatin-based chewables, lotions, transdermal patches, and suppositories.

In Louisiana, recommending doctors are required to keep "accurate and complete records" including the date, type, quantity, dosage, route, and frequency of all their medical marijuana recommendations. The dispensary will provide dosages according to these recommendations. Patients are limited to buying a 30-day supply at a time. For marijuana flower, the limit is 2.5 ounces in 14 days.

The only way to access legal medical marijuana in Louisiana is to have a medical marijuana certification from a licensed physician. It’s fast and easy to do this through the online Telehealth service HelloMD. Buying medical marijuana through a state-licensed dispensary ensures you access to a quality, lab tested medical marijuana. Your certification also prevents you from facing fines and criminal charges due to unlawful possession.

HelloMD has been helping patients understand and make the most of medical cannabis since 2015 throughout the United States and Canada. You’ll receive expert cannabis advice from supportive licensed practitioners. We’ve been rated #1 on Trustpilot, and if you’re not approved for your medical marijuana certification, you won’t pay.

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