Arizona Cannabis Resources
As of November 2020, adult recreational cannabis use became legal in the state of Arizona. Since medical marijuana was already legal in the state, this more recent change to the law leaves AZ residents wondering what their rights are. Discover answers to your questions and other Arizona cannabis resources below.
New AZ Medical Patients
How Do You Get a Medical Marijuana Card in AZ?
First, you must have a qualifying condition such as cancer, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, hepatitis C, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Crohn’s disease, agitation of Alzheimer’s disease, chronic or debilitating disease such as chronic pain (arthritis and migraine headaches), wasting syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), seizures, or multiple sclerosis.
You must also have a legal driver’s license in the state of AZ and a residential address in the state of AZ. Lastly, you must have had an appointment with a medical marijuana doctor, who will need to approve you for a card and submit the proper documents to the department of health for you. If the doctor does not submit the paperwork for you, you can apply for yourself online.
Where Do I Apply for a Patient or Caregiver Medical Marijuana Registry Identification Card in Arizona?
You can apply for a medical marijuana registry ID card online. Log in or set up an account by providing your email address and password using the ADHS Individual Licensing Portal.
MMJ Allotment Checker for AZ Medical Marijuana Patients
The Arizona state government medical marijuana allotment checker allows you to see how much marijuana you’ve purchased recently and how much more you can purchase. The Arizona Department of Health Services has created a portal in which you can check your allotment on a biweekly basis online. This portal requires you to log in using your personal email address and password. If this is the first time you are accessing the portal, you can sign up for an account using the same link.
If you’d like to check your current AZ MMJ allotment:
You can also ask a Wellness Advisors at your local dispensary to check your allotment, but be aware that they are unable to see your full purchase history. They are only able to see how much marijuana you have left to purchase this month.