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!

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Medical Marijuana in New York - Connect with Doctors

With a growing roster of Doctors who can prescribe cannabis all over New York, Calm Effect is ready to help.

Our 3-Step Doctor Process Works

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 New York dispensary license 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 New York, we are here to help you.

3/18/20 - New York regulators said that medical cannabis dispensaries are essential and can stay open amid coronavirus-caused business closures.

3/18/20 - New York lawmakers filed a revised marijuana legalization bill that they hope to work into the budget, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said he still wants issues like cannabis to be addressed in the spending legislation that could pass this week on an expedited basis due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

3/12/20 - New York's Senate majority leader said that marijuana legalization and other issues lawmakers hoped to address through the budget aren't dead but are less of a priority than responding to coronavirus.

2/12/20 - The New York Assembly majority leader said it is "very likely" marijuana will be legalized this year.

2/6/20 - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said that he is prepared to sign a marijuana legalization bill "today" but acknowledged that it is "not an easy vote" for some lawmakers.

1/13/20 - New York's lieutenant governor tweeted, "Recreational marijuana should be legalized, regulated and taxed in New York. It’s time to get this done. This is about jobs and boosting our economy."

1/10/20 - The New York City Commission on Human Rights held a public hearing on what kind of jobs should be exempt from a new prohibition on pre-employment testing for marijuana.

1/8/20 - New York City officials plan to lobby state lawmakers to legalize marijuana this year.

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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

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Ready to Inquire?

To inquire about getting your medicinal cannabis prescription, FIND A DOCTOR and schedule an exam today with one of our advisors and connect with a local NY doctor.

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

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We are dedicated to helping you find your way to a better life with natural alternative medicine.  We are confident you will be happy you took the first step to the possibility of a symptom-free life.  Now is your time.