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Cannabis in Missouri

Learn whether your health conditions qualify to receive your medical cannabis card in Missouri.

Qualifying Conditions Get Your Card

1. Check Conditions

Check whether your conditions qualify you for treatment with medical marijuana in Missouri. Qualifying conditions include: Cancer, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, Intractable migraines, various chronic medical conditions and psychiatric disorders, or any other debilitating or chronic medial condition as deemed by a  physician.   Click below for details.

2. Book Appointment

Visit your doctor or save time by making an online appointment here: . “A qualifying patient must obtain a new physician certification at least annually… the physician certification must be less than thirty (30) days old at the time the application is submitted.”  – Page 10, MO Law. 

3. Submit Application

Once physician certification has been submitted, log into the state website, and submit your application. In general, you’ll need to provide your Name, DOB, address, SSN, email address, and photo ID. See the details on pages 10 (and for caregivers page 11) of the MO Law.

What are the qualifying medical conditions in Missouri to get a cannabis patient card?

Missouri legalized medical marijuana with the passage of Amendment 2 in Nov. 2018. That measure set out these qualifying conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Intractable migraines unresponsive to other treatment
  • Conditions that cause persistent pain or muscle spasms, including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and Tourette’s syndrome.
  • Debilitating psychiatric disorders including but not limited to, post-traumatic stress disorder, if diagnosed by a state licensed psychiatrist
  • A chronic medical condition normally treated with prescription medication that can lead to dependence, when a physician determines that medical marijuana could be an effective and safer treatment. (This is most commonly used with regard to prescription opioids.)
  • Any terminal illness
  • Any other chronic or debilitating medical condition that, in the professional judgment of a physician, might be helped by the use of medical cannabis, including, but not limited to:
    • Hepatitis C
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/Lou Gehrig’s Disease
    • Inflammatory bowel disease
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Huntington’s disease
    •  Autism
    •  Neuropathies
    • Sickle cell anemia
    • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
    • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • For more information, go to the Missouri Department of Health website or view page 3 of the law directly.

Cannabis in Missouri FAQs

How do I get my patient card to purchase medical cannabis?

See GET MED CARD. On February 3, 2023 the state of Missouri now allows adult use purchasing as well as medical.  You must be at least 21 years of again and have a valid id.  We do accept medical cards from other states.

If I have a patient license from another state can I buy medical cannabis in Missouri?


Can I publicly consume Medical and Adult Use cannabis?

Per 19 CSR 30-95.030, no qualifying patient or adult consumer shall consume marijuana for medical or recreational purposes in a public place, unless provided by law. 19 CSR 30-95.010 defines a public place as any public or private property, or portion of public or private property, that is open to the general public, including but not limited to, sidewalks, streets, bridges, parks, schools and businesses. See 19 CSR 30-95.010(33) for more information.

Can I legally possess cannabis now?

Yes, a med card patient may have up to 6 ounces. Adult use may have 3 ounces.


How much medical cannabis can I buy?

The qualifying patient’s physician may certify up to six ounces of dried, unprocessed marijuana, or its equivalent, in a 30-day period. Adult use may possess 3 ounces.

Can I consume medical cannabis and drive?

The patient identification card does not offer individuals protections from violating laws pertaining to operating a motorized vehicle while under the influence. Nothing in Article XIV permits a person to operate, navigate, or be in actual physical control of any dangerous device or motor vehicle, aircraft or motorboat while under the influence of marijuana.

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