Medical Marijuana in New York

Medical Marijuana in New York

Medical Marijuana in New YorkMedical Marijuana in New York

Are you looking to get Medical Marijuana in New York?   Learn more about how to get your medical use card.  The talented team of doctors here at CalmEffect are here to help guide you through every single step of the process.

Medical Marijuana in New York

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Medical cannabis can be used for many different symptoms and patients can often get a bit confused by the process. Let our talented staff help you.

Simple 3 Step Process

Want to get your medical cannabis prescription quickly and efficiently? Our 3 step process allows you to get in contact with a doctor near you fast.

Am I Eligible?

If you are in a medical marijuana state, and suffer from a condition that can be treated with cannabis, inquire with our Doctor’s for a consultation today!

Medical Marijuana Qualifying Conditions

New York – Qualifying Conditions:

Medical Marijuana Conditions for New York are as follows (Updated February 6, 2020).  You may be eligible for medical marijuana if you have been diagnosed with one or more of the following severe debilitating or life-threatening conditions:

  • Cancer
  • HIV Infection
  • AIDS
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal Cord Injury with Spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Neuropathy
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Chronic pain (as defined by 10 NYCRR §1004.2(a)(8)(xi))
  • Pain that degrades health and functional capability as an alternative to opioid use or substance use disorder

The severe debilitating or life-threatening condition must also be accompanied by one or more of the following associated or complicating conditions:

  • Cachexia
  • Wasting syndrome
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures
  • Severe or persistent muscle spasms
  • PTSD or
  • Opioid use disorder.

Please talk to your practitioner about whether medical marijuana may help you.

Please refer to the New York State Medical Marijuana Program FAQ for more info, or call our advisors below.  We are happy to help you every step of the way so you can start living your best life!

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Medical Marijuana in New York

The state of New York is comprised of 5 boroughs, residing where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. One of the more well-known cities in New York is Manhattan, a borough that is highly populated and is one of the world’s major commercial, cultural, and financial centers. New York is home to a number of iconic sites, which include the Empire State Building and the beautiful Central Park. Within Times Square is the famous Broadway theater, which is presented in neon lights. New York is also home to legendary sports teams, such as the Yankees and the Giants, as well as some of the best food in the country, boasting the best pizza and delis of all the land.

How do I get a prescription for Medical Marijuana in New York?

In order to get a prescription for medical marijuana in New York, patients must meet one or more of the qualifying conditions. Qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in New York include, but are not limited to, HIV/AIDS, cancer, severe nausea, seizures, PTSD, and chronic pain. If you have any of the qualifying conditions listed by the state of New York, you can then visit a certified physician and discuss medical marijuana as a potential treatment option. Information regarding practitioner registration can be found on the state department website.

How do I get my Card for Medical Marijuana in New York

After seeing a certified medical marijuana doctor, and receiving a recommendation for medical marijuana as a treatment option, patients must then register with New York’s medical marijuana program through the state department’s patient registration system. After your registration is approved, patients will be issued a temporary registry identification card, which may be used in conjunction with a government-issued photo identification card/proof of identity until the registration is complete.  Patients are required to provide forms of proof of residency and proof of identity when applying for their medical marijuana card, along with paying a registration fee of $50.

Where do I Purchase Medical Marijuana in New York?

After receiving a recommendation for medical marijuana by a certified physician, submitting your medical marijuana card application, and receiving your medical marijuana card approval, patients can then visit any New York state dispensaries to purchase medical cannabis products. Registered dispensaries are allowed to dispense up to a 30-day supply of medical marijuana to certified patients. There are currently over 10 different medical cannabis dispensary organizations within the state of New York, each having multiple locations throughout the state.

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New York State 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:


  • Buffalo
  • New York City
  • Rochester
  • Yonkers
  • Syracuse
  • Albany
  • New Rochelle
  • Mount Vernon
  • Utica


  • Schenectady
  • Poughkeepsie
  • Jamestown
  • Lindenhurst
  • Watertown
  • Peekskill
  • Niagara Falls
  • Troy
  • Binghamton

Read our full article about everything you need to know about the Medical Marijuana program in New York, along with future endeavors to legalize recreational use coming soon!

Medical Marijuana in New York

Other New York Marijuana and Dispensary Info

Find a list of conditions that qualify for marijuana in New York

Find a New York dispensaries near you!

New York dispensary deals have been updated.

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