Medical Marijuana in California
Medical Marijuana in California
Are you looking to get your medical marijuana in California? The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.
Keep reading to learn the calm effect and how to get your card for Medical Marijuana in California.
CALIFORNIA - QUALIFYING CONDITIONS
Medical Marijuana Conditions for California are as follows (Updated February 6, 2020). Prop. 215 lists:
- chronic pain,
- or any other illness for which marijuana provides relief.
Physicians have recommended marijuana for hundreds of indications, including such common complaints as:
- post-traumatic stress,
- and substance abuse.
With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over California, CalmEffect is ready to help. Learn how you can get your medical card in California by filling out the form on this page.
By following these steps, if your doctor recommends medical marijuana as a solution for your condition and unique symptoms, you'll be eligible for a medical marijuana card with access to our growing roster of dispensaries across the entire state. Mail-order and walk ins are available.
If you are ready to start your journey with Medical Marijuana in California, we are here to help you.
Where to Buy Marijuana in California
Visit our Marijuana Dispensary Locations Page for California to find out where you can access your meds.
Stay Updated with CalmEffect, California!
11/17/20 - The San Francisco, California Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee advanced legislation to ban smoking tobacco or marijuana in apartment buildings of three or more units.
11/9/20 - Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) tweeted, "Voters made it clear: this country is ready to move past the disastrous War on Drugs. It’s long past time to legalize marijuana at the federal level and repair the damage done to communities of color."
Also, Most California municipalities that had cannabis tax measures on their local ballots approved the proposals.
10/1/20 - California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed bills on marijuana banking and to create a system of labeling for cannabis appellations of origin. He also acted on marijuana testing legislation, signing two proposals and vetoing one.
9/25/20 - The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development announced it’s accepting applications for $30 million in grants—funded by marijuana tax revenue—to help communities targeted and harmed by the war on drugs.
Also, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed an executive order extending the expiration date for medical cannabis cards to the end of the year.
9/21/20 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) tweeted, "The MORE Act is critical for ending the failed War on Drugs. The public deserves a vote on the MORE Act and we will continue to build support to meet our objective of passing it in the House & sending it to the Senate until it is the law." Also, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill temporarily freezing marijuana taxes.
9/16/20 - Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) argued that a Joe Biden administration won’t be “half-steppin’” with “incrementalism” but she also stopped short of pledging marijuana legalization, saying they would only decriminalize cannabis and expunge prior records.
9/4/20 - The California Department of Food and Agriculture launched a new “This Is California Cannabis” campaign to promote the state’s legal marijuana industry. It features videos profiling famers. “We’re proud of California’s vibrant cannabis cultivator community."
9/3/20 - As California’s legislative session came to a close this week, lawmakers passed bills on marijuana banking, taxes and appellations. But a proposal to regulate hemp-derived CBD in food, beverages, cosmetics and dietary supplements stalled.
9/1/20 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) tweeted, "This vote is a long time coming & is the culmination of years of hard work by activists, advocates & the American people. Cannabis reform is a racial justice issue first & foremost & passing the MORE Act will go a long way in our fight for equality under the law."
8/31/20 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) tweeted, "Our country’s cannabis laws have devastated communities of color. They’re wrong, discriminatory, and out of touch. We need reform. Let’s end the harmful war on drugs."
8/28/20 - Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) said that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is going to have to come around to supporting marijuana legalization at some point. “Just as President Obama evolved around marriage equality, Joe Biden’s gonna have to evolve around legalization.” Also, A California court ruled that a man convicted of auto theft should not have been barred from using marijuana as a condition of his probation.
8/24/20 - The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported that marijuana tax revenue is up in the most recent quarter. All told, the state has seen $1.45 billion in cannabis excise, cultivation and sales tax revenue since retail sales began in 2018. Also, San Francisco, California regulators circulated a list of best safety practices for marijuana businesses.
8/19/20 - Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) tweeted, "Investors are making millions on marijuana in states where it's legal, while Americans continue to sit in jail, pay large fines, or live with a criminal record for possession. Not only do we need to legalize marijuana, but we need to expunge all prior convictions for use." Also, Los Angeles County, California's district attorney tweeted about dismissing prior marijuana convictions.
8/17/20 - A new study sponsored by the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Weedmaps shows that California’s marijuana market is lagging behind other legalized states due to local bans that keep the illegal cannabis trade alive and reduce tax revenue.
8/7/20 - Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) tweeted, "Marijuana is legal in 11 states and Washington D.C. Most Americans support legalization regardless of political party. How is this common sense policy to reduce mass incarceration and end the war on drugs not included in the Democratic Party platform?" Also, A California court ruled that Granny Purps Inc. can pursue a case to force Santa Cruz police to return seized marijuana plants. Another judge in a separate case said some cities suing to stop regulators from allowing cannabis home delivery services in their jurisdictions don't have standing, but agreed to hear their arguments on why they should remain valid plaintiffs in November.
7/29/20 - Congressional Cannabis Caucus Co-chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) joined former top Obama administration officials and other establishment figures in voting to defeat an effort to put marijuana legalization in the 2020 Democratic platform. Also, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) again criticized Democrats for passing a coronavirus relief bill that "mention[s] ‘cannabis’ more than it mentions ‘research’ or ‘jobs.’" Of additional note: California regulators posted warnings about the health impacts of marijuana smoke and THC.
7/13/20 - California Democratic congressional candidate Shahid Buttar tweeted, "In my first Term in Congress, we’ll organize Democrats & Republicans alike to finally remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act. Neither Biden nor Trump is going to stop us. Federal prohibition is senseless, and untenable. Many states have already welcomed the future."
6/15/20 - California Democratic congressional candidate Shahid Buttar tweeted, "We support the federal legalization of cannabis, for several reasons: 📌 medical freedom 📌 green jobs 📌 transpartisan consensus 📌 civil rights: it dovetails with the goal to #DefundThePolice. Limiting excuses for police interaction will leave more people free—and alive."
6/12/20 - A former Calexico, California City Council member and another former official pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of accepting bribes from an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation official they believed represented investors seeking to open a marijuana dispensary. Also, A California court ruled that marijuana possession remains illegal in prisons.
5/15/20 - California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is delaying previously announced proposals to merge the state's marijuana regulatory agencies and streamline cannabis tax collection due to the coronavirus outbreak. Separately, regulators are letting marijuana businesses defer license fee payments for 60 days.
4/22/20 - California regulators announced $30 million in grant funding to promote marijuana industry social equity. The money will boost cannabis entrepreneurs from communities historically damaged by the war on drugs.
4/3/20 - Santa Clara County, California regulators said that only medical cannabis businesses can conduct in-store sales amid the coronavirus outbreak, while recreational marijuana sales must be done via delivery.
2/11/20 - Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) tweeted, "The federal government has lagged behind as states like California continue to modernize how we regulate & decriminalize cannabis. I have cosponsored the #MOREAct to deschedule cannabis at the federal level and provide a roadmap for states to legalize."
California Medical Marijuana Doctors: Our Service Areas
Our roster of Medical Cannabis Doctors are ready to serve you in these areas and more. Once connecting with a Doctor through Calm Effect, you will have access to our roster of medical marijuana dispensary locations:
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
Our informed advisors can connect you with a Medical Marijuana in California Doctor and the medical marijuana dispensary closest to you.
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