How to Get a Medical Card in Louisiana

Louisiana laws make it one of the hardest places to get a medical marijuana card, but it’s not impossible. If you are a medical patient who is currently living in the state, you may qualify for a medical marijuana card in Louisiana. An MMJ card provides access to medical marijuana for a number of conditions to alleviate pain and discomfort. Marijuana laws can be very confusing, especially because they vary from state to state. Follow along with this article to learn how to get a medical marijuana card in Louisiana.

While it’s not impossible to get a medical marijuana card in Louisiana, it is quite difficult. It’s almost as awful as having to sort through all your tax documents to find if you have any possible deductions! But once more, it is possible. There are some things worth noting before you begin this process: unlike most states, there is not an online application available, you will need a doctor’s approval, and there are pharmacies instead of dispensaries to access medical cannabis. 

A significant difficulty is the insane process for doctors to obtain their certification that allows them to distribute medical marijuana cards. For this reason, relatively few…

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